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New York Governor Wants State to Have Best Weather Monitoring System

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants New York to create the nation’s best weather monitoring system, one more robust than even the National Weather Service and more capable of predicting events like the snowstorm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under …

Long Island School Zones Could Get Speed Cameras

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants speed monitoring cameras installed in school zones on Long Island. He’s asking lawmakers to approve requests from Nassau and Suffolk counties to install cameras in school districts to combat speeding drivers. Speeding …

New York Governor Proposes Tougher Driving Laws

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed two tough new measures intended to keep dangerous drivers off the road by taking their licenses. In his State of the State address, the Cuomo said he wants a one-year license suspension for anyone under …

New Laws Enacted to Fight Fraud in New York

New York Governor Cuomo recently signed two bills that increase safety for the state‚Äôs drivers and passengers. It is now illegal in New York to make, distribute, sell or install counterfeit or non-functional airbags. In addition, it is now a …

New York Governor and Mayor Did Well After Sandy: Poll

New Yorkers give high marks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their reaction to Superstorm Sandy, but are far less happy with the Long Island Power Authority. A Siena College poll released Monday finds 67 percent of …

New York Governor Proposes $9B for Storm Damage Prevention

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants huge electrical transformers in commercial buildings hauled to upper floors and wants the ability to shutter key tunnels, airports and subways from floodwaters as part of a $9 billion plan to safeguard New York City from …

New York State Hands Out $16M in Flood Control Grants

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will give $16 million in grants to communities hit by last year’s damaging storms. The state originally planned to distribute $9 million to 23 counties. But it has come up with another …

Cuomo Says New York to Cover More Flood Costs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will cover more local costs for recovery from the storms that flooded parts of New York last summer. His office says the state will make $61 million available to 25 counties to help pay …

N.Y. Unveils Plan to Shut Down Fraud Docs, Medical Mills

Dishonest doctors and medical mills in New York better watch out! Following highly publicized crackdowns of major auto insurance fraud rings in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a statewide initiative this month to bring down fraudsters that plague New …