Andrew Cuomo

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo used the occasion of the ticker tape parade for the U.S. women’s soccer team in Manhattan to sign two bills that will make it easier for women in New York to receive pay that is equal to men’s salaries.

Cuomo To Announce New LIRR Station For Belmont Park

Jul 4, 2019
Kathy Willens / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to visit Long Island on Monday to announce plans for a new train station at Belmont Park.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo is on his way to Israel to carry out what he says is an economic mission. But Cuomo says the trip has a personal focus as well.

Hans Pennink / AP

The 2019 legislative session was among the most productive in several years, with the passage of bills that ranged from strengthening abortion rights to allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses. If you’re a liberal democrat, there’s a lot to like. But conservative Republicans are not as pleased.  

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

Undocumented immigrants are now allowed to apply for driver’s licenses in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law this week, despite opposition from all six Long Island Senate Democrats.