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Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse on the sidelines at a special Common Council meeting.
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Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse struck back Monday afternoon against those calling for his resignation, and followed up hours later at a special Common Council meeting.

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Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse is defying calls to resign, including from the governor of New York, after the Times Union reported more details of alleged domestic violence on Sunday.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the gubernatorial race in New York state.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo handily won Thursday's Democratic primary against actor Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo’s current Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul also won, as did Cuomo’s choice for attorney general, New York City Public Advocate Tish James.

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Democrat Zephyr Teachout says that if elected New York attorney general she will investigate whether Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes.

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New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is calling for an investigation after a campaign mailer paid for by the New York State Democratic Committee accused her of being silent on anti-semitism. 

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about New York State Health Department grants, which were awarded to an Orange County- based private medical coporation.  The pair also recap the 2018 Saratoga horse racing season.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced that the restoration of oyster reef habitats near the Mario Cuomo Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley has been completed.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to rail against President Trump’s tweets and comments to reporters. But some of his political opponents say the governor needs to talk more about issues related to New York.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that creates the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.

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A new law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo bans smoking in home-based day care centers.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about Governor Andrew Cuomo's ongoing feud with President Trump.  The pair also discuss Republican state attorney general candidate Keith Wofford.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's comment "America was never great." Dr. Chartock also discusses a recent CNN poll showing Democrats ahead of Republicans nationwide as the November elections approach. 

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said America "was never that great" during remarks criticizing President Donald Trump and his slogan, "Make America Great Again." 

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about legislation expanding the styrofoam ban in Albany County. The pair also disucss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected visit to Albany International Airport this morning.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about Consolidated Funding Applications in central New York. CFA's were created as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's economic plan to streamline grant application processes statewide.

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Republican lawmakers in New York will hold hearings into recent decisions by the state parole board to release some high-profile offenders.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Trump Administration's sanctions on Iran. Dr. Chartock also discusses the lawsuit filed against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo by the National Rifle Association.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the critisim facing Governor Andrew Cuomo. The pair also discuss November's elections.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that a group consisting of New York state government and law enforcement officials, advocates and academics has been appointed to draft legislation for regulating recreational marijuana.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he has ordered his Department of Financial Services to reject requests by health insurance companies to raise rates in response to actions by the Trump administration to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is touting the newly created state Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force as the nation's first strategy to eliminate the viral infection being exacerbated by the ongoing opioid epidemic.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Facebook's stock.  Dr. Chartock also discusses New York Governor Andew Cuomo's campaign efforts for November's election.

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New York Governor Cuomo has finished his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria stuck the island last September. The Democrat Tuesday announced a new agricultural trade agreement, and had some harsh words for President Trump.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about Governor Cuomo's restorartion of voting rights to felons on parole. The pair also discuss the 2018 election.

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Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s economic development programs have been the subject of two federal corruption trials that ended with convictions for two of Cuomo’s former associates. Some say problems with the state’s $9 billion economic development programs go beyond corruption, and that the structure of the programs is flawed.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of a second meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's connection to the Buffalo Billion Case.

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A Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday finds that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to lead his challengers in the gubernatorial race by double digits.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has more than $31 million in his campaign coffers, according to the most recent July filings. That figure dwarfs the amount collected by his challengers Democrat Cynthia Nixon and Republican Marc Molinaro, who each have less than a million dollars in their war chests.

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After the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions, Governor Andrew Cuomo directed New York's state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students.

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