Andrew M. Cuomo

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Today, college is what high school was – it should always be an option even if you can't afford it.feedback
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Aug 22 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Andrew M. Cuomo is associated, including Yorkers, Hoboken, and state. Most recently, Andrew M. Cuomo has been quoted saying: “The events of Charlottesville and the tactics of white supremacists are a poison in our national discourse, and every effort must be made to combat them. Renaming these streets will send a clear message that in New York, we stand against intolerance and racism, whether it be insidious and hidden or obvious and intentional.” in the article Cuomo Says Confederate Names on New York Streets Should Go.
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Aug 10 2017

What we have been doing for the last 80 years is putting Band-Aids all over the system.feedback

Aug 09 2017

I can perform marriages.feedback

Aug 07 2017

Riders suffer every day and delaying repairs for at least a year is neither responsible nor responsive to the immediate problem, or riders' pain.feedback

Aug 06 2017

Incarceration is supposed to be about rehabilitating those who may have lost their way in the past. And it's time that we get back to embracing that principle as a society.feedback

Jul 27 2017

The businesses can enhance those stations, enhance maintenance, enhance security, enhance aesthetics. There could be art in the stations.feedback

Jul 27 2017

As a general rule, I haven't found nasty ad hominem attacks on a person whose cooperation is needed to help your state especially helpful. Let me read them first.feedback

Jul 26 2017

Despite laws to ban cellphone use while driving, some motorists still continue to insist on texting behind the wheel – placing themselves and others at substantial risk. This review will examine the effectiveness of using this new emerging technology to crack down on this reckless behavior and thoroughly evaluate its implications to ensure we protect the safety and privacy of New Yorkers.feedback

Jul 26 2017 - Deportation

If we're going to deport immigrants, start with me.feedback

Jul 26 2017

They're just another way to get around the law. Everybody knows it's in collusion and cahoots with the candidates.feedback

Jul 24 2017

This initiative jump-starts our downtowns so they can be the economic engines we know they can be.feedback

Jul 19 2017

It defies logic that the right to organize without retaliation would be afforded to virtually every worker in New York State, yet exclude farmworkers in a seemingly clear violation of our constitutional principles. New York will fight this injustice and continue to ensure the rights and equal protections of all workers.feedback

Jul 14 2017 - Watergate

I don't know what people will find, and argue, about this. I'm sure you'll have people on all sides seeing what they want to see in this situation.feedback

Jul 10 2017

I ask all New Yorkers to keep Trooper Davis's family, loved ones and colleagues in the state police in their prayers during this incredibly difficult time.feedback

Jul 10 2017

The entire New York family grieves today for Trooper Joel Davis. Trooper Davis served as a member of the New York State Police for four years and his death is yet another sad reminder of the risks law enforcement officers face each day in order to protect our communities and serve the residents of this great state.feedback

Jul 07 2017

It will be a summer of hell for commuters.feedback

Jul 06 2017

Under tragic circumstances such as these, it is critical to ensure all proper procedures and safeguards were taken. At my direction, the state Department of Health and Office of Mental Health are launching an immediate review of St. Barnabas Hospital's actions and policies in admitting, treating and discharging this individual.feedback

Jul 06 2017

The first time I heard my father use expletives was on this bridge.feedback

Jul 03 2017 - Uber

Extending ride sharing across New York is a matter of fairness that brings new transportation options and – with it – new economic opportunity and innovation. This framework provides for a fair, safe and compressive ride-sharing system that will benefit communities in every corner of this state.feedback

Jul 01 2017

We are now beginning to see what happens when mass transit systems break down. This has been caused over decades, we understand that. But, the delays are maddening New Yorkers. They're infuriated by a lack of communication, unreliability, and now accidents. We know the system is decaying and we know the system is decaying rapidly. I think of it as a heart attack – it happens all of a sudden and the temptation is to say, well something must have just caused it. No, a lifetime caused it. Bad habits caused it. Lack of exercise caused it. Smoking caused it. Cholesterol caused it.feedback

Jun 30 2017 - US voter fraud

NY refuses to perpetuate the myth voter fraud played a role in our election.feedback

Jun 29 2017

We're seeing what happens when a transit system breaks down. The current state of decline is wholly unacceptable, and we're going to do something about it now. We know the system is decaying, and we know it's happening rapidly.feedback

Jun 29 2017

We need new ideas. They literally should be in a museum.feedback

Jun 29 2017

It will no longer be a tortured exercise to do business with the M.T.A. We need new ideas. Delivered faster.feedback

Jun 29 2017

Aetna's decision to call New York home is another testament to the Empire State's extraordinary economic momentum. New York has a deep, diverse talent pool and pro-growth environment that businesses need to succeed, and today more companies are choosing New York to grow and diversify their business.feedback

Jun 21 2017 - Deportation

In the more than 30 years since Carlos Cardona has lived in this country, he has built a family and given back to his community, including in the aftermath of 9/11, when he assisted with ground zero recovery efforts at the expense of his own health. It is my hope this action will not only reunite Mr. Cardona with his wife and daughter, but also sends a message about the values of fairness and equality that New York was founded upon.feedback

Jun 19 2017

I think the Long Island Rail Road should consider reducing the fares on those diverted trains. That's only fair to the people who are taking those trains.feedback

Jun 18 2017

They knew they were only going to get higher. They did not increase the outflows when they could have, and I think they pulled the trigger too late. And now they're trying to play catch-up, and the lake is so large that catch up doesn't work.feedback

Jun 11 2017

This year took much less time to march. Last year was more crowded.feedback

Jun 08 2017

As the federal government turns its back on the environment, New York and states across the country are picking up the mantle of climate leadership and showing the world it's possible to address climate change while also creating good-paying careers.feedback

Jun 06 2017

They said they would help their districts; they said they would help the struggling middle class. They're doing the exact opposite. These are not moderate, responsible public officials. They're not taking reasonable positions. These are political pawns to the ultraconservative puppet masters in Washington.feedback

Jun 06 2017

It is no secret the New York City subway system is in dire need of upgrades and repairs, not only for the safety of commuters and visitors throughout the metropolitan area, but in order to meet the demand of travelers as ridership continues to grow.feedback

Jun 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

With Washington trying to take a wrecking ball to our health care system, we are taking concrete steps to ensure core protections of the Affordable Care Act remain intact. New Yorkers will continue to have access to the quality medical care they need and deserve.feedback

Jun 01 2017

It's a physical manifestation of New York's spirit of possibility.feedback

May 24 2017

I mean, it would not be a more hostile attack. After all the controversy we went through with health care, and we're going to go through with tax reform on the rates for the rich, now you're saying to states like California and New York, to the extent people deducted their state and local taxes from their federal taxes, we're going to eliminate that.feedback

May 24 2017 - Trump Presidency

We're way behind on infrastructure. We haven't built in an airport in over 25 years. We're not building bridges, roads, tunnels. ... Short-term we're now paying the price of ignoring the maintenance.feedback

May 23 2017

We have six weeks to prepare for a potential crisis. Our obligation as elected officials is to provide the leadership.feedback

May 22 2017

I have referred to the station as reminding me of the Catacombs–claustrophobic, threatening, and crumbling.feedback

May 21 2017 - Trump Presidency

While this is not a hurricane or flood, it will affect as many people and businesses with dire consequences.feedback

May 18 2017

The comptroller of the state signed a check, or funded a payroll, or whatever he did, he either did it legally or illegally, I believe his position is, it was legal. I'm assuming that he's saying he did a legal act, but it's either legal or illegal. If it's not legal, the comptroller should call up and say, Whoops, I made a mistake. I need the money back.feedback

May 16 2017

This is a question of basic fairness. The subcontracted workers at our state's transportation centers perform critical services and they deserve the same wages and benefits as the other valued workers who keep our transit hubs safe and secure.feedback

Apr 26 2017

That is a problem we have all across the board. It's gotten worse recently.feedback

Apr 26 2017

They are a network that has created horrendous crimes. Their currency is fear and intimidation, and they are getting more outrageous and more obnoxious in their activities. We've been talking about this for the past couple weeks. I can't speak to what the attorney general is doing.feedback

Apr 13 2017 - Death of first female Muslim judge

She was a force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to come.feedback

Apr 12 2017

Today, college is what high school was. It should always be an option, even if you can't afford it.feedback

Apr 12 2017

Part of that is the public education system, And making sure you have a public education system that'll take you to the top.feedback

Apr 11 2017

If you went back – I was in this building many years ago – and the disclosure that we now do would have been incredible if you proposed it a decade ago. That legislators are going to tell you where they get their outside income? And if they are lawyers, they are going to tell you who their clients are? Never, never. So we've made tremendous progress. Have we done enough? No.feedback

Apr 10 2017

Today, college is what high school was–it should always be an option even if you can't afford it. The Excelsior Scholarship will make college accessible to thousands of working and middle class students and shows the difference that government can make.feedback

Apr 10 2017

The most liberal, most progressive people, and we have the most cruel, the most unjust result you can imagine.feedback

Apr 06 2017

It's not 'I like you, I don't like you'. It's 'I believe in this, I believe in that.feedback

Apr 03 2017

There are political and ideological differences between the Senate and Assembly. We must resolve these issues. A complete budget requires it.feedback

Apr 03 2017

New York State is a target for hostile federal actions ranging from severe financial cutbacks to deprivation of legal and personal rights.feedback

Mar 31 2017

We call it the correction system. I think the situation is corrected as it is ever going to be, unless you can bring a person back to life.feedback

Mar 30 2017

We've agreed to all sorts of controversial policy positions. My problem is how do you do a budget when you don't know what the federal government is going to do to you?feedback

Mar 28 2017

If we can get a financially reasonable budget that could handle cuts from the federal government, that would be my first option.feedback

Mar 28 2017

I was in Washington for eight years, I've gone through this, I've seen this movie. Ultraconservatives try to cut federal spending, right? That's their mantra.feedback

Mar 21 2017

They've declared war on New York. And this is just the beginning.feedback

Mar 21 2017

New York is the only state in the nation affected by this amendment. There is no fairy that is going to float down and hand over $2.3 billion.feedback

Mar 20 2017

In today's technology-driven world, access to high-speed internet is essential to building strong communities, growing the economy and supporting our everyday lives. New York is leading the nation with the largest state broadband investment program in history – ensuring high-speed internet access for all residents, especially those in rural areas, and empowering students, entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive in our global economy.feedback

Mar 19 2017

While plans have been proposed and languished for decades, we're taking action to finally right the wrongs of the past by reconnecting South Bronx communities that have dealt with unnecessary barriers to revitalization and growth. The project will create an interconnected South Bronx with access to the waterfront, recreation and less traffic on local streets while at the same time supporting those who use the Hunts Point Market – a vital economic engine for the borough.feedback

Mar 14 2017

Mother nature is an unpredictable lady sometimes. She was unpredictable once again today. All the forecasts said the storm would hit New York City and Long Island the heaviest, although it would affect the entire state.feedback

Mar 14 2017

Mother Nature is an unpredictable lady sometimes. She was unpredictable again today. The storm is not as bad as anticipated (in New York City). The problem is it's worse than anticipated in other parts of the state. There's no real reason to be on the roads. They are dangerous.feedback

Mar 14 2017

Mother Nature is an unpredictable lady.feedback

Mar 13 2017

This is a regressive tax on essential products that women have had to pay for far too long and lifting it is a matter of social and economic justice.feedback

Mar 13 2017

Given the severity of the storm anything can happen, but we don't plan on any closure of underground subway at this point.feedback

Mar 13 2017

I encourage all New Yorkers in affected regions to plan ahead and avoid any unnecessary travel as the storm progresses.feedback

Mar 09 2017 - Carbon

Our investments in this clean energy resource create jobs, reduce carbon emissions, support economic growth, and help build a cleaner, greener New York for all.feedback

Mar 03 2017

A number of headstones were recently vandalized and toppled over at Waad Hakolel Cemetery in Rochester. Given the wave of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and disturbing vandalism at Jewish cemeteries nationwide, I am directing the state police to immediately launch a full investigation into this matter.feedback

Feb 22 2017 - Carbon

New York is a national leader in clean energy, and the tremendous growth of the solar industry across this state demonstrates this renewal technology's increased accessibility and affordability for residents and businesses. Our investments in this clean energy resource create jobs, reduce carbon emissions, support economic growth, and help build a cleaner, greener New York for all.feedback

Feb 05 2017

This is what New Yorkers do - we turn hate into love.feedback

Feb 04 2017

Bizarrely, the federal ban would prevent this child from receiving medical care and literally endanger her life. It is repugnant to all we believe as Americans and as members of the human family.feedback

Jan 29 2017

If FitzPatrick closed, 615 families would be devastated. There would be 615 lost jobs – average wage $120,000 – that would basically be irreplaceable in Oswego. This state cannot lose our supply of nuclear energy. I believe the state has a moral obligation, a financial obligation and a civic obligation to step in.feedback

Jan 29 2017

The people of New York will have their voices heard.feedback

Jan 28 2017 - Refugees

I never thought I'd see the day when refugees, who have fled war-torn countries in search of a better life, would be turned away at our doorstep. This is not who we are, and not who we should be.feedback

Jan 18 2017

A proposal that's being discussed that would end the deductibility of state and local taxes, for example, which would be devastating for New York, California etc.feedback

Jan 18 2017

New York is ready to build.feedback

Jan 09 2017

I am proud to have secured this agreement with Entergy to responsibly close the facility 14 years ahead of schedule to protect the safety of all New Yorkers.feedback

Jan 04 2017

This is minor compared to what happened in Hoboken. But the same question: why did the operator not stop the train before it hit the block?feedback

Jan 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

The cost of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, to state and local budgets and to the New Yorkers who depend on its health care coverage, is simply too high to justify.feedback

Jan 04 2017

This is a race, my friends.feedback

Sep 26 2016

This regulation helps guarantee the financial services industry upholds its obligation to protect consumers and ensure that its systems are sufficiently constructed to prevent cyber-attacks to the fullest extent possible.feedback

Sep 19 2016

When you see the damage, it's amazing that no one was killed, to tell you the truth. We're lucky that only 29 were injured.feedback

Sep 19 2016

A bomb going off is generically a terrorist activity.feedback

Sep 19 2016

Folks around here, they don't get scared.feedback

Sep 19 2016 - Terrorism

At this time there is no evidence of an international terrorism connection with this incident- but it is very, very early in the investigation. Whoever placed these bombs – we will find them and they will be brought to justice.feedback

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

Yesterday there was no hint of any connection foreign terrorism.... But there may very well turn out to be a link to foreign terrorist organizations, and that we'll find out today or in the coming days.feedback

Sep 18 2016

We really are very lucky that there were no fatalities.feedback

Sep 18 2016

Bottom line on this is ... whoever placed these bombs we will find and they will be brought to justice. Period.feedback

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

A bomb exploding in New York is obviously an act of terrorism.feedback

Sep 18 2016

They want to make you worry about going into New York City or New York State. We're not going to let them instill fear because then they would win.feedback

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

We will not allow these type of people and these type of threats to disrupt our life in New York. That's what they want to do and we're not going to let them do it.feedback

Aug 03 2016

Daily fantasy sports have proven to be popular in New York, but until now have operated with no supervision and no protections for players. This legislation strikes the right balance that allows this activity to continue with oversight from state regulators, new consumer protections and more funding for education.feedback

Jun 26 2016

Early detection is the best possible treatment for breast cancer, but far too many women face burdensome scheduling and insurance barriers that prevent them from gaining access to the diagnostic services they need and deserve. This ride is about spreading awareness and sending that message loud and clear, because when it comes to getting screened for cancer, waiting is simply not worth the risk.feedback

Jun 20 2016

The agreement to overhaul this state's archaic blue laws will knock down artificial barriers for restaurants and small businesses and help this industry grow even stronger. the new hours support a New York industry that makes "some of the best beer, wine, cider and distilled spirits in the world.feedback

Jun 13 2016

When Sandy was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was lucky to have caught it early. But not all women are that lucky, and many are not fortunate enough to have the flexibility in their schedule or the resources to fight this disease head on.feedback

Jun 12 2016 - Homosexuality

I am directing One World Trade Center to be lit the colors of the pride flag in a tribute to LGBT Americans and the lives that were lost. an attack on one is an attack on all.feedback

May 18 2016

The heat of the fire was extreme. it was so intense that firefighters could hear bolts popping from the beams.feedback

May 18 2016

It's an ambitious goal. The best-case scenario is we could have a delayed commute.feedback

May 05 2016 - Bitcoin

With robust regulatory oversight, we are maintaining our status at the forefront of this technological revolution and ensuring that users have a safe and secure experience.feedback

Apr 05 2016 - Homosexuality

We will continue to reject the politics of division and exclusion. This Mississippi law is a sad, hateful injustice.feedback

Apr 01 2016

This minimum wage increase will be of national significance. It's raising the minimum wage in a way that's responsible.feedback

Mar 02 2016 - Sustainable Development

He'd directed several agencies and foam equipment to assist in suppressing the spill and support hazmat teams spraying foam and working to patch the leak.feedback

Jan 04 2016

Our state, which has a beautiful tradition of social progress and community, should not leave anyone outside in freezing temperatures. That's called basic humanity.feedback

Nov 21 2014

This is I believe the largest deployment of its kind ever. Literally thousands of people from across the state coming into help and hundreds of pieces of equipment coming from as far away as Long Island.feedback

Nov 04 2012

Fuel is on the way. You don't have to panic. We don't need anxiety. We don't need the lines. Be prudent, but fuel is on the way.feedback

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