Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Phil Murphy
Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool; Bob Karp/The Record via USA TODAY
March 07, 2018 - 8:09 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy both said Wednesday that the Gateway Project to build new Hudson River rail tunnels must be built and must be funded by the federal government.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool
March 07, 2018 - 7:49 pm
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an open letter to President Donald Trump Wednesday, calling for Trump to take action on gun control in the wake of the Florida high school massacre.
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George Latimer Declares State Of Emergency For Westchester County
WCBS 880
March 07, 2018 - 4:29 pm
As a new nor’easter clobbered the Tri-State Area Wednesday, Westchester County Executive George Latimer called for the resignations of top utility company executives as thousands of customers have been without power since an earlier storm last week.
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Cynthia Nixon
Photo by Anthony Behar
March 07, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Actress Cynthia Nixon is reportedly a step closer to mounting a primary challenge against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Gary Cohn
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
March 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn is resigning from his post.
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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney
Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS
March 06, 2018 - 5:14 pm
In a heated exchange during a House committee hearing Tuesday, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-New York) went back and forth over President Donald Trump’s proposal to kill funding for the Gateway Tunnel Project.
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Plastic Bag
Dreamstime
March 06, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he never wants to see another plastic bag, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s spokesman says he is looking at a plastic bag ban as an option – but one state lawmaker says, “Not so fast!”
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Kim Jong Un
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 06, 2018 - 11:03 am
South Korea announced Tuesday that North Korea has pledged to halt tests of nuclear weapons and missiles if the U.S. agrees to sit down for talks on denuclearization and normalizing relations.
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Steve Scott, Rep. Peter King
WCBS 880
March 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
“Leave Zadroga alone” – that was the call Monday from members of Congress from both political parties who oppose a plan to make the World Trade Center Health Program a standalone entity.
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer
WCBS 880
March 04, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) said Sunday that President Donald Trump should “do his job,” following reports that Trump wants to block federal funding for the Gateway Tunnel project to carry trains under the Hudson River.
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