Andrew Cuomo

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that further decriminalizes marijuana possession in New York State. The law ends criminal prosecution for possession of up to two ounces of cannabis. The action comes on a day when the governor also signed new gun control measures into law.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has made no secret in recent weeks of his lack of respect for the progressive wing of his party, frequently disparaging them as not being realistic or pragmatic enough. Now some New York Democrats on the left have begun to answer back.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a farmworkers’ rights bill into law Wednesday that will for the first time give the workers benefits other employees get, including time off and overtime pay.

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.