N.Y. Governor Candidates Flood the Airwaves With $20 Million in Ads

With the June 28 primary fast approaching, candidates for governor are spending big to get their message out to voters.

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Why New York City Traffic Cameras Are Off When Drivers Speed the Most

As traffic deaths rise in the city, the State Legislature still has the final say on new safety measures, even decreeing when school speed cameras can operate.

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In London, a Long-Awaited High-Speed Train Is Ready to Roll

The Elizabeth line, 13 years in the making, will soon uncoil under central London with cathedral-like stations and roomy cars. Its managers say it’s a testament to the power of public transportation.

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What Kathy Hochul, New York’s Governor, Has to Prove

Sex scandals, harassment, bullying, bribery. Can New York’s first female governor change the state’s political culture?

#albany-ny, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hochul-kathleen-c, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

Cuomo Sues Ethics Panel to Block It From Seizing Book Profits

The lawsuit is the latest example of Andrew Cuomo’s aggressive stance as he returns to public life seven months after resigning as New Yorks governor.

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Two Years Later, New York City’s Lessons from the Pandemic

The city was slow to react, and the vaccine rollout was flawed. Poor neighborhoods still need help. But shutdowns and mandates saved lives.

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How Kathy Griffin Survived Cancer and Cancellation

The comedian explains why she “takes umbrage” with the term “cancellation,” and how her career still hasn’t fully recovered.

#addiction-psychology, #audio-neutral-informative, #cuomo-andrew-m, #griffin-kathy, #oxycontin-drug, #rogan-joe

Chris Cuomo Seeks $125 Million From CNN

Mr. Cuomo’s lawyers claim the money is owed to him for wrongful termination.

#cable-television, #cnn, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment, #warner-media-llc, #zucker-jeff

Health Agency Under Cuomo ‘Misled the Public’ on Nursing Home Deaths

The New York State Health Department presented nursing home data that concealed the deaths of 4,100 people, according to an audit by the state comptroller.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #deaths-fatalities, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #health-department-nys, #new-york-state, #nursing-homes

There Are Almost Too Many Things to Worry About

They range from tragedy to farce, with no end in sight. 

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Andrew Cuomo as Comeback Kid? Oh, No!

Things could always be worse on the governor front.

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Cuomo Re-emerges and Blames ‘Cancel Culture’ for His Fall

Andrew Cuomo, the ex-governor of New York, said in a speech at a Black church that he wanted to “tell my truth.”

#cancel-culture, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-city, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

Andrew Cuomo TV Ad Recasts Him as a Victim of Politics

Andrew Cuomo’s still-active campaign spent $369,000 to recast the sexual harassment case against him, pushing a narrative that he was driven out of office by “political attacks.”

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CNN’s Gollust Discussed Interview Topics With Gov. Cuomo, Probe Found

An internal investigation found that a top executive, Allison Gollust, had extensive communications with then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Cuomo and Top Aide Sued by Trooper Over Sexual Harassment Accusations

Lawyers for Andrew Cuomo and Melissa DeRosa said the suit, which accuses them of discrimination and retaliation, was meritless.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #derosa-melissa, #discrimination, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Letitia James Doesn’t Need to Run for Governor to Grab the Spotlight

Ms. James, the New York attorney general, highlighted her work on matters related to former President Donald J. Trump as she accepted a nomination for re-election.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #elections-attorneys-general, #endorsements, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government

Jeff Zucker’s Downfall at CNN Was Months in the Making

The network’s top-rated host and its president were forced out following ethical lapses, an office romance and a letter from a lawyer for “Jane Doe.”

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Jeff Zucker Didn’t Save Democracy

But some unheroic realism from Republicans just might.

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How the Fallout From Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation Spread to Jeff Zucker

Chris Cuomo and Mr. Zucker, the former CNN president, are among those whose careers have suffered in the year since the former governor was first accused of sexual harassment.

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #cnn, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #david-alphonso-b-1970, #governors-us, #kaplan-roberta-a, #new-york-city, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment, #times-up, #women-and-girls, #zucker-jeff

Why These Women Are Determined to Clear Andrew Cuomo’s Name

Five months after Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, a small army of ardent loyalists is donating money and swarming social media to support the former governor.

#metoo-movement, #cancel-culture, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cyberharassment, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #twitter, #women-and-girls

Andrew Cuomo Avoids Sex-Crime Charges in All 5 Inquiries

There was insufficient evidence to charge Mr. Cuomo, the former governor of New York, with a crime in Oswego County, the prosecutor announced on Monday.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #limmiatis-virginia, #new-york-state, #oswego-ny, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

Cuomo Has $16 Million in Campaign Cash and No Campaign. What Now?

The former governor still has a big war chest even as he faces large legal bills.

#campaign-finance, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #glavin-rita-marie, #james-letitia, #legal-profession, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment

An Emboldened Cuomo Takes Swings at Accusers and Investigators

“He can’t move on,” Andrew Cuomo’s lawyer said, attacking the credibility of some of the women who accused the former governor of sexual harassment.

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Andrew Cuomo’s Groping Charge Is Dismissed

A brief court appearance brought to a close one of the most serious legal threats the former governor faced over the sexual harassment allegations that led to his resignation.

#albany-ny, #commisso-brittany, #cuomo-andrew-m, #groping, #new-york-state, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #soares-p-david

Will Cuomo Try to Make a Comeback?

Recent decisions by prosecutors to not pursue criminal charges against ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo may fuel his interest in re-entering public life.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #impeachment, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

Kathy Hochul’s Speech Is a Road Map to the Campaign That Lies Ahead

Gov. Kathy Hochul sought to exude decisiveness in crisis, previewing her efforts to run as the steady-hand candidate as she seeks her first full term.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #de-blasio-bill, #democratic-party, #elections-governors, #governors-us, #hochul-kathleen-c, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #primaries-and-caucuses, #state-of-the-state-message-nys, #suozzi-thomas-r, #williams-jumaane-d, #zeldin-lee-m

Cuomo Will Not Be Prosecuted in Groping Case, Albany D.A. Says

The district attorney described the woman who said former Gov. Andrew Cuomo had groped her as “credible,” but added that proving her allegation would be difficult.

#albany-ny, #commisso-brittany, #cuomo-andrew-m, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #soares-p-david

M.T.A. Watchdog Is Named Top Deputy in U.S. Attorney’s Office

Carolyn Pokorny, who also served as a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, moves to the Brooklyn federal prosecutor’s office.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #cuomo-andrew-m, #guzman-loera-joaquin, #new-york-state, #peace-breon-s, #pokorny-carolyn, #united-states-attorneys

Why the Attorney General Stalled a Move to Collect Cuomo’s Book Profits

A state ethics panel said the former governor had to turn over an estimated $5.1 million in proceeds. Not so fast, the attorney general responded.

#american-crisis-leadership-lessons-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-book, #attorneys-general, #books-and-literature, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #james-letitia, #joint-commission-on-public-ethics-nys, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government

As the Mayor Promised Millions for New Monuments, Old Ones Crumbled

Without dedicated funding for conservation, many of New York City’s public memorials and artworks are decaying from neglect.

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Second N.Y. Prosecutor Declines to Seek Criminal Charges Against Cuomo

Allegations that two women made against the former governor were credible, the Westchester County district attorney said, but she said that his conduct was not criminal.

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Prosecutor Won’t Charge Cuomo Over Trooper’s Sexual Harassment Claim

The acting Nassau County district attorney said the allegations were “credible” and “deeply troubling” but not criminal under New York law.

#albany-ny, #apple-craig-d, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #soares-p-david

Bill de Blasio: the Mayor New Yorkers Love to Hate

The frustration with Bill de Blasio seemed to be a constant, in spite of a quiet, begrudging appreciation of his policymaking.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #de-blasio-bill, #hinton-karen, #hochul-kathleen-c, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion

Cuomo Is Ordered to Forfeit Earnings From $5.1 Million Book Deal

The ex-governor ran afoul of ethics laws in writing a book focused on his leadership during the pandemic, a state panel had previously found.

#american-crisis-leadership-lessons-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-book, #books-and-literature, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #james-letitia, #new-york-state

Jim Malatras, SUNY Chancellor, to Resign After Disparaging Cuomo Victim

Jim Malatras, the chancellor of the State University of New York, said he would resigned after text messages showed he had belittled a woman who had accused Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #boylan-lindsey-1984, #colleges-and-universities, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #state-university-of-new-york, #text-messaging

Chris Cuomo Book Pulled by Harper Collins

The decision by HarperCollins comes after the anchor was fired by CNN and exited his daily satellite radio talk show.

#book-trade-and-publishing, #cnn, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #harpercollins-publishers, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment, #sirius-xm-radio-inc, #zucker-jeff

Meet the Sheriff Who Wants to Put Andrew Cuomo Behind Bars

Craig D. Apple Sr. is known among some fellow Democrats as the “Teflon sheriff” for his ability to persevere, even thrive, through trouble that might tarnish less adept politicians.

#albany-ny, #apple-craig-d, #commisso-brittany, #content-type-personal-profile, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #sheriffs, #soares-david

Heeding Warning Signs Before School Shootings

Readers criticize the school’s decision to allow Ethan Crumbley back into class, and the nation’s gun laws. Also: Chris Cuomo; gender-neutral in French; happiness.

#cnn, #crumbley-ethan, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #firearms, #french-language, #gender, #happiness, #mass-shootings, #oxford-charter-township-mich-shooting-2021, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

The cable news network said it had “terminated him, effective immediately,” a move that came four months after Andrew Cuomo resigned as governor of New York.

#abc-news, #cnn, #cuomo-prime-time-tv-program, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #new-day-tv-program, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment, #tapper-jake, #television, #zucker-jeff

Federal Scrutiny of Cuomo Widens to His Office’s Treatment of Women

The Justice Department opened an inquiry into reports of sexual harassment and retaliation in the former governor’s administration.

#civil-rights-and-liberties, #cuomo-andrew-m, #hochul-kathleen-c, #justice-department, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Chris Cuomo Has a Funny Idea About What Doing His Job Means

Reporting on the suspension of a brotherly TV host.

#cnn, #conflicts-of-interest, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #cuomo-mario-m, #governors-us, #new-york-state, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment

CNN and Chris Cuomo Face Difficult Questions After Anchor’s Suspension

The network said it was pursuing a “further evaluation” of evidence regarding its star anchor’s efforts to help stave off a sexual harassment scandal that his brother, former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, was facing.

#cable-television, #cnn, #cuomo-prime-time-tv-program, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #james-letitia, #manhattan-nyc, #news-and-news-media, #zaslav-david-m

Steve McLaughlin, a Cuomo Nemesis, Is Charged With Campaign Fraud

Steve McLaughlin, a Republican county executive and a former state lawmaker, was accused of using campaign funds to pay a personal debt.

#campaign-finance, #cuomo-andrew-m, #frauds-and-swindling, #mclaughlin-steven-f, #politics-and-government, #rensselaer-county-ny, #sexual-harassment, #state-legislatures

Why It Might Be Difficult to Convict Andrew Cuomo of Forcible Touching

Will a relatively new misdemeanor sex charge, crafted to prosecute stranger gropings, lead to a conviction of a former governor?

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #commisso-brittany, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #soares-p-david

Chris Cuomo Is Suspended by CNN After Details of Help He Gave Andrew

The cable news network’s top-rated anchor was an enthusiastic adviser to Andrew Cuomo in the last 18 months of his governorship.

#cable-television, #cnn, #cuomo-prime-time-tv-program, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #new-york-state, #news-and-news-media, #zucker-jeff

Chris Cuomo Played Outsize Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Defense

Chris Cuomo, the CNN host, participated in strategy discussions and shared a tip on at least one woman who had accused his brother, Andrew Cuomo, of sexual harassment.

#cnn, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #derosa-melissa, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment

Cuomo’s Office Undermined Health Department, Top Doctor Testifies

The N.Y. Health Department became a “toxic work environment” early in the pandemic, a high-ranking doctor told officials investigating ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #dufort-elizabeth, #health-department-nys, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Assembly Finds ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Cuomo Engaged in Sexual Harassment

The New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee’s findings reinforced an earlier state attorney general’s report on former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

#american-crisis-leadership-lessons-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-book, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #impeachment, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Cuomo Assembly Report Contains Grounds for Impeachment, Lawmaker Says

A report set to be made public next week sheds new light on the Cuomo administration’s manipulation of nursing home death data and the former governor’s $5.1 million book deal.

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Cuomo May Have to Forfeit Millions Earned From Pandemic Memoir

A New York State ethics panel revoked its approval that allowed Andrew Cuomo to write his book, contending that he broke his promise not to use state resources.

#american-crisis-leadership-lessons-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-book, #books-and-literature, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #joint-commission-on-public-ethics-nys, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment