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New York Governor Andew Cuomo

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses his recent conversations with U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the effects of President Trump's rhetoric. He also comments on a set of bills in Russia that now make it a crime to disrespect the government, and flooding in Mosambique that may have killed nearly 1,000 people. 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on The Roundtable on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking in Saranac Lake
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock on The Roundtable on Monday, March 4, 2019. 

"New Yorkers deserve to know that their personal information is safe."
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Authorities in New York state will investigate Facebook after a report said the social media company harvests a large amount of personal data from smartphone apps without users' knowledge.

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin (at the posium) as Albany County Executive Dan McCoy and other officials look on.
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As budget season heats up in Albany, a bipartisan group of Capital Region lawmakers and county leaders gathered across the river from the capitol today to pressure New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over local aid.

Cuomo Contends Rich Are Fleeing New York Over SALT

Feb 19, 2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says changes to the federal tax code led to a growing state deficit and is causing some high-income earners to leave the state. But progressive groups, some Democratic state legislators, and even some millionaires, are pushing back against that assertion, saying there’s no hard evidence that any wealthy New Yorkers are leaving.

Governor Andrew Cuomo would like to pass marijuana legalization by the budget deadline of April 1st
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As Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes to make New York the 11th state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, activists, advocates, critics and local governments are jockeying for position on the plan.

New York City Skyline & Amazon logo
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A new Siena Poll finds a majority of New Yorkers support the state's deal with internet giant Amazon, which is facing opposition in the state Senate.

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IBM is announcing plans for a $2 billion expansion in New York state focusing on artificial intelligence hardware.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is shrugging off criticism from Roman Catholic leaders over his support of a new state abortion law.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state police are increasing patrols around an upstate New York Muslim community that was targeted for attack "out of an abundance of caution."

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan
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Much of the Northeast is bracing for a winter storm this weekend. In New York, the snow is expected to start falling around sunset Saturday. Officials are getting ready.

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If you're a New Yorker who has been affected by the partial federal government shutdown, you may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits through the New York state Department of Labor.

Mayor Shawn Morse announces re-election bid at Cohoes Veterans Memorial at West End Park near the Civil War monument.
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Continuing to defy calls to resign, Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse kicked off his reelection bid Wednesday.

With state lawmakers back in Albany, a new Siena Poll shows half of New Yorkers view the governor and the legislature favorably, but pay raises are another story.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks with WAMC's Alan Chartock on The Roundtable Monday morning ahead of the governor's joint State of the State and budget address Tuesday.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock on The Roundtable Thursday, one day after the start of the new legislative session in Albany.

1/2/19 Panel

Jan 2, 2019

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, former NYS Senator and SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor, Terry Gipson; and Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic.

The last section of the show features a live conversation between Alan Chartock and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. That conversation is also posted separately here

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some of the top stories and topics of 2018, including press freedom, political division in the U.S., and gun control. He also discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's inaugural address Tuesday at Ellis Island. 

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New York lawmakers are in line to earn the top state legislative salary in the country after a state compensation panel voted to raise their pay for the first time in 20 years.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about outgoing Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. The pair also discuss New York state Senator Michael Gianaris' opposition to the Amazon deal.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Polls show the governor’s race in New York narrowing a bit, as the candidates made their final pitch to voters.

One of the major party candidates in the race for New York governor has issued a “civility challenge," asking his opponents to refrain from all negative ads and attacks from now until Election Day.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Chele Farley, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Marc Molinaro
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With two weeks to go before Election Day, candidates across our region have been gathering for debates. But it isn’t always easy to get them scheduled.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News, about the possibility of gubernatorial, Senate and attorney general debates before November's midterm elections in New York. The pair also discuss Rudy Giuliani's comments regarding the attack on a Manhattan GOP club on Oct. 12th.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Candidates for statewide office in New York were required this week to disclose how much money they have on hand for the final month of the 2018 election season. Once again, Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a third term, is far ahead of his challengers.  

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced funding for two programs aimed at building a smarter, more responsive power system across the state.

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The New York State Bar Association says the FBI should investigate allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh.

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New York is dispatching more college students to help rebuild homes in Puerto Rico.

Embattled Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse
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In an extraordinary press conference Monday, beleaguered Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse defied calls from the governor and others to resign.

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