A Siena College poll released Monday found that Empire State residents fear each scandal that rocks Albany makes New York worse every day.
67% Approximate number of voters who said the state government is becoming more dysfunctional every day.
49% voters who said the state is going in the right direction
64% Approval rating for Gov. Andrew N. Cuomo
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he will push for major ethics reform in light of the recent political scandals that rocked Albany and City Hall.
Cuomo spoke about the indictments of city and state elected officials in an alleged conspiracy to rig the mayoral election on the "The Capitol Pressroom" public radio show and said it created a prime moment for legislatures to act.
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TV's worst kept secret is finally official, as Jimmy Fallon will be the next host of "The Tonight Show," which is coming back to New York.
NBC confirmed Wednesday that Jay Leno will end his 22-year tenure as host and pass the torch to Fallon after the network wraps up its coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The network said the show wil return to New York, news that excited... » more
The NRA has sued the state in order to strike down the newly instituted ban against assault rifles.
In its complaint against Gov. Andrew Cuomo that was filed Thursday in federal court, the group contends that the law that went into effect on March 15 violated the Second Amendment.
Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, said the law's language limited... » more
Spider-Man has helped save the city from disaster countless times, but his latest adventure will make the Empire State more amazing, according to the governor.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the wall-crawler's latest big-screen story is the biggest movie production New York history, generating thousands of jobs across the state and millions in revenue.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forth his ideas Tuesday on how to use the first batch of federal aid dollars to help New York fix damage caused by both Superstorm Sandy and tropical storm Irene.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invited New York to give details on how it would spend the first $1.7 billion in approved funding for homes and small businesses that suffered damage by Sandy... » more
Superstorm Sandy victims have a little more time to apply for aid.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the federal government approved his request to extend the deadline to register for FEMA funding to March 29.
The previous deadline was Wednesday, but the governor said there were still millions of people that haven't applied despite suffering serious damage from the Oct. 29 storm.
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