Actor and 2018 candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon, was among advocates for single payer health care who rallied at the State Capitol on Monday. They urged lawmakers to approve the New York Health Act before the session ends.
A new Siena College poll finds Governor Cuomo far ahead of his challengers in his quest for a third term in office. But the survey also shows that a failed primary challenger is still taking points away from the governor’s lead.
Governor Cuomo had been gaining momentum in the days leading up to the September 13th Democratic primary for governor, but two controversial incidents over the weekend could set the governor back in his race against challenger Cynthia Nixon.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and his democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon squared off in the only debate before the September 13 election in a testy and contentious hour-long discussion broadcast by CBS2 in New York City from Hofstra University on Long Island.