Andrew Cuomo

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The New York State legislature completed work on the state budget at around 7:30 a.m. Monday, after pulling an all-night session to complete the budget relatively on time. The spending plan represents a compromise where not everyone is completely happy.

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The chance to include the legalization of adult recreational marijuana in the state budget is fading, now that Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to be backing away from the proposal.

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With less than a week to go to the budget deadline, Governor Andrew Cuomo says talks are proceeding in “good faith” with the legislature, but he says many differences still remain. And he indicated that lingering resentments over the failed Amazon deal might be coloring the discussions. 

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Budget talks are intensifying in Albany as the deadline nears, and they are revealing tensions and divides between the Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, and the all-Democratic state legislature.  

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says his plan to issue a permanent tax cap at 2 percent and a reduced income tax for middle class families will provide much-needed relief for Long Islanders.