Cuomo Ally Resigns From Post as State Watchdog

Letizia Tagliafierro, the former inspector general, is the latest in a string of high-profile departures, as allies and appointees of the former governor leave state government.

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Governors Shouldn’t Be the Only Ones Making Clemency Decisions

Gov. Hochul has a rare opportunity transform the clemency process.

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Alphonso David Fired as Human Rights Campaign President Over Cuomo Ties

Mr. David, who previously worked as a lawyer for Andrew Cuomo, was identified in a report as having advised the former governor on how to handle sex harassment allegations.

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Kathy Hochul Wants to Make One Thing Clear: She Is Not Cuomo

In her first acts as New York’s new governor, Ms. Hochul has sought to distance herself from her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo, who resigned under pressure.

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Time’s Up C.E.O. Resigns Amid Crisis Over Cuomo Ties

The departure is the latest fallout from revelations that group leaders advised the former New York governor on handling harassment allegations.

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Why Must Wall Street Return to the Office?

Readers take issue with an Opinion guest essay about the ways of Wall Street. Also: Grandma’s advice about the vaccine; universal health care; Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy; the history of slavery.

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Cuomo Commutes Sentences of 1981 Brink’s Robbery Participant and 4 Others

David Gilbert, who was serving a 75-year sentence for felony murder in the notorious Rockland County crime, will now be eligible for parole.

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Cuomo, in Defiant Farewell Address, Says the Truth Is ‘Always Revealed’

The prerecorded speech comes nearly two weeks after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced his resignation; he will be succeeded at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul.

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Tropical Storm Henri Brings Power Outages and Record Rain to Northeast

The storm was expected to continue dumping rain across the region through Monday night, prompting flood watches in several states.

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Turmoil Was Brewing at Time’s Up Long Before Cuomo

The prominent anti-harassment charity, criticized for its relationship with the former New York governor, is facing an identity crisis over its ties to those in power.

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Cuomo Continues to Challenge His Accusers as Moving Trucks Are Loaded

With Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to leave office in a few days, his lawyer again challenged the credibility of the inquiry that led to his departure.

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Kathy Hochul Visits New York City in Apparent Peace Offering

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul seemed intent on mending the deeply fractured relationship that Andrew Cuomo, the outgoing governor, has had with city leaders.

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Kathy Hochul’s Rise to the Governorship

A western New Yorker with centrist Democratic roots, she is described as both tough and disarming. She is also untested.

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Cuomo Will No Longer Face Impeachment, Assembly Leader Says

Carl Heastie, the speaker of the New York State Assembly, said the body would end its investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo when his resignation takes effect later this month.

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Andrew Cuomo and How a Political Dynasty Dies

Andrew Cuomo inherited his father’s fierce competitive spirit but not his humanity or introspection. 

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Cuomo’s Final Days Before He Announced His Resignation

Behind the scenes, the governor vacillated between defiant and defeated, eventually accepting that his formidable political army had fallen away.

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Cuomo’s Resignation Speech Makes Play to Preserve His Legacy

In his resignation speech, Gov. Andrew Cuomo expressed regrets but also emphasized his achievements during three terms leading New York State.

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The Resignation of Andrew Cuomo

After a ballooning sexual harassment scandal, the three-term governor of New York was driven from office more swiftly than expected.

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Cuomo Resigns Amid Scandals, Ending Decade-Long Run in Disgrace

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was unable to withstand a barrage of sexual harassment allegations that led most of his allies to abandon him.

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‘Executive Assistant #1’ Says Cuomo ‘Broke the Law’

“What he did to me was a crime,” said Brittany Commisso, identified in a report from the state attorney general as “Executive Assistant #1.”

#commisso-brittany, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Cuomo’s Top Aide, Melissa DeRosa, Resigns as He Fights to Survive

The governor’s strategist helped lead efforts to retaliate against one of the women who accused him of sexual harassment, the attorney general’s report found.

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Andrew Cuomo and the Quislings of Albany

Cuomo, time’s up.

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What Makes Cuomo So Grabby?

The non-grabby Cuomo doesn’t look good, either.

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The Abandonment of Andrew Cuomo: Unions, Party Leaders and Deep Allies

The governor has suffered consequential defections from core constituencies, including labor, white suburban lawmakers and Black political leaders.

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CNN’s Cuomo Conundrum: A Star Anchor Chris With Andrew in Trouble

Chris Cuomo, the top-rated host, left some colleagues confused after he did not acknowledge the calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation during his Tuesday show.

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Cuomo Sexual Harassment Part of Broader Toxic Workplace, Report Says

The new account of a state trooper bolsters a meticulous new report on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s misdeeds — and how his inner circle allowed such conduct to fester.

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Cuomo’s Counsel, a Key Figure in Sexual Harassment Inquiry, Will Resign

Judith Mogul, a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was a central figure in at least one of the harassment complaints against the governor.

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$2.1 Billion AirTrain to La Guardia Gets Green Light from U.S.

The approval, a victory for Gov. Cuomo, comes over the objections of environmentalists and elected officials and clears way for construction.

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New York and New Jersey Need an $11B Tunnel. Will Biden Make It Happen?

The transportation secretary said building a new rail link under the Hudson River is critical to the economy far beyond the region.

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N.Y. State of Emergency Ends Thursday. Booze to Go to End With It.

With most restrictions already relaxed and fewer new coronavirus cases being detected in the state, “the emergency is over,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Wednesday.

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‘We’re Not Back to Normal,’ but New Yorkers Savor Reopening Weekend

With virus restrictions lifted, New Yorkers had mixed reactions to ending the precautions they’d grown used to.

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Cuomo’s Inner Circle Raised Money for Aide Who Was Convicted of Bribery

Gov. Andrew Cuomo distanced himself from the aide, Joseph Percoco, but the governor’s sister and close allies quietly funded the aide’s legal fight.

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NY Lifts Most Coronavirus Restrictions

Officials made the move after more than 70 percent of adults in the state had received a first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

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‘A Momentous Day’: New York Lifts Most Virus Restrictions

Officials made the move after more than 70 percent of adults in the state had received a first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #vaccination-and-immunization

With Cuomo Weakened, New York Lawmakers End Session With Flex of Power

State lawmakers passed several progressive priorities to cap the 2021 session, but clashed with Gov. Andrew Cuomo as impeachment inquiries continued.

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Lawmakers Balk at Cuomo’s Plan for M.T.A. Leadership

Sarah Feinberg’s potential role leading the nation’s largest transit system appeared uncertain a day after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced it.

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In Rebuke to Cuomo, Lawmakers Balk at His Plans for M.T.A. Leadership

Sarah Feinberg’s potential role leading the nation’s largest transit system appeared uncertain a day after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced it.

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Why NY’s Excelsior Pass Vaccine Passport Could Cost Taxpayers $17 Million

The state’s contract with I.B.M. details a Phase 2 of the Excelsior Pass, which could include uses that some advocates say raise privacy concerns.

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New York’s Vaccine Passport Could Cost Taxpayers $17 Million

The state’s contract with I.B.M. details a Phase 2 of the Excelsior Pass, which could include uses that some advocates say raise privacy concerns.

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Sarah Feinberg Will Be Nominated to Run M.T.A.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will nominate Ms. Feinberg, a close ally, to oversee the largest transit system in North America.

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Will Cuomo Run for a 4th Term? A $10,000-a-Plate Fund-Raiser Says Yes.

The event on June 29 will be the first fund-raiser for Mr. Cuomo since overlapping investigations engulfed his administration earlier this year.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Advised Gov. Cuomo, Raising Ethics Questions

The host Chris Cuomo participated in strategy calls with aides to his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, after sexual harassment allegations emerged this year.

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Cuomo Investigation by U.S. Examines Virus Tests for ‘Specials’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was already under fire after members of his family received expedited testing in the pandemic’s early weeks.

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We’re Being Trampled by a Candidate Stampede

Welcome to the world of over-Zoomed politics

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Is New York’s MTA Subway Safe? Many Riders Say No.

City officials cite lower subway crime numbers, but a spate of random attacks has unnerved riders.

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Radio City Music Hall to Reopen to Maskless, Vaccinated Full Houses

The venue will welcome audiences back indoors June 19 for the Tribeca Festival’s closing night.

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Cuomo Set to Receive $5.1 Million from Pandemic Book Deal

The New York governor reported earning $3.1 million last year from his leadership memoir, with additional payments coming in the next two years.

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New York Will Adopt C.D.C. Guidelines on Masks for the Vaccinated

“No masks, no social distancing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said of the policy that will go into effect on Wednesday.

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Cuomo Accusers Are Subpoenaed as State Inquiry Enters Critical Phase

Four women who have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct have been formally asked to testify under oath.

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Rash of Subway Attacks Raises Worries With 24-Hour Service Set to Return

Hours after mayoral candidates clashed over how to address crime in the transit system, the police reported a series of early-morning assaults.

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