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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking March 25, 2020.
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While New York remains the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced efforts to re-open parts of the state. The Democrat says elective outpatient treatment will be allowed to resume in areas not heavily impacted by COVID-19 and where hospitals have capacity.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks with WAMC's Alan Chartock on Northeast Report March 31, 2020.

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The coronavirus pandemic has essentially shut down everyday life for many in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the closure of or restricted the operations of schools, restaurants, bars, gyms, and movie theatres across the state – forcing Capital Region residents and businesses alike to get creative in order to stay active.

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The Jewish Community Center in Albany was evacuated and searched Sunday after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emails with vague threats that mentioned a bomb.

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Researchers would aim to map the genes of one million people living with or at-risk of Alzheimer's disease over five years through a proposed initiative at the State University of New York.

Gov. Cuomo On WAMC's Roundtable 2/12/20

Feb 12, 2020
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WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Feb. 12, 2020.

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WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.

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WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on The Roundtable Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed changing New York’s Alcoholic Beverage Control law to make it easier to allow alcohol sales at movie theaters. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports the proposal is gaining momentum.

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A new poll finds Democrat Joe Biden is in the lead in New York among challengers to President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, support for the President among independents is up slightly, while Governor Andrew Cuomo’s popularity has slipped.

The raise the age law went into effect Wednesday. Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo says the goal is to prevent addictive cigarette and vaping products from getting to young people.
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Just as New York raised the minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarettes to 21 from 18, a local Albany County law that would have banned flavored tobacco sales was defeated.

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A majority of New Yorkers are behind Democratic efforts to impeach President Donald Trump.

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New York's Democratic governor is facing calls for action as prescription drug costs rise. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tried to keep current and former State Department employees from providing testimony in the House's impeachment inquiry. 

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo clarified his views on what he thinks about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s behavior on WAMC Tuesday. The governor’s remarks follow seemingly contradictory comments he’s reported to have made last week.

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WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Northeast Report on Sept. 25, 2019.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a $1 billion high-tech development project on the State University of New York’s Polytechnic Institute campus near Utica. It’s the first big announcement of jobs since an economic development scandal brought a federal prison sentence for the former head of the institute, as well as a top aide to Cuomo and several of the governor’s former associates. 

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The first hearing of a state commission to implement a public campaign finance system for New York’s elections was overshadowed by the issue of whether to end fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple ballot lines. Critics of the proposal say Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to strike against a left-leaning party that he’s been feuding with, something the governor denies.

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A new poll shows that although his favorability and job performance ratings have sunk to record lows, a majority of New Yorkers believe Governor Andrew Cuomo has made New York a better place.

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A new report says New York state is making progress when it comes to implementing policies to combat cancer.

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New York has banned the manufacture, sale or possession of 3D-printed guns and other types of undetectable firearms under a measure signed into law by the state's Democratic governor.

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WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, July 15, 2019.

Cuomo, holding a nearly full glass of water Friday to illustrate what the session accomplished, most of the Democrat's goals.
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The 2019 New York legislative session was among the most productive in several years, with the passage of bills that ranged from strengthening abortion rights, to allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses. If you’re a liberal Democrat, there’s a lot to like. But conservative Republicans are not as pleased. 

The strikers have vowed to fast until the end of the session on Wednesday, or until the bill is voted on and signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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Activists on a hunger strike hoping to convince New York state lawmakers to vote on a bill to end long-term solitary confinement gathered Monday at the capitol.

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As of this week, New York no longer allows religious exemptions for vaccinations. Amid the nation’s worst measles outbreak in more than 25 years, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements.

A new poll shows while New Yorkers would prefer Kirsten Gillibrand over Bill de Blasio in a 2020 presidential run, they're not keen on Andrew Cuomo staying on as governor for a fourth term.

5/28/19 Panel

May 28, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant and lobbyist Libby Post and former Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain.

The last section of the show features a new conversation between Alan Chartock and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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New York state's plan to end carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants by the end of 2020 remains on track.

The perennial debate over how much New York spends on public schools has returned to Albany as lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo work to craft a new state budget before Monday's deadline.

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Two New York lawmakers say a proposal for banning plastic shopping bags has gained traction for inclusion in the next state budget being negotiated in Albany.

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