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Nation Mar 31New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana
The legislation provides protections for cannabis users in the workplace, housing, family court and in schools, colleges and universities, and sets a target of providing half of marijuana licenses to individuals from underrepresented communities.
Politics Mar 29Woman says Gov. Cuomo forcibly kissed her cheeks in 2017
An upstate New York woman said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo grabbed her face and kissed her cheek at her home during a visit to inspect area flood damage, becoming the latest woman to accuse the embattled governor of inappropriate…
Science Mar 28New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana
New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use. The agreement reached Saturday, which is expected to be signed…
Politics Mar 12Multiple New York lawmakers call for Cuomo to resign as governor
The governor in recent days has been calling lawmakers and supporters asking them to refrain from calling for his resignation, and instead support the ongoing investigations.
Nation Mar 11Gov. Cuomo groping allegation reported to police
Several other women who worked for the governor in Albany or during his time in former President Bill Clinton’s Cabinet, and one who met him briefly at a wedding, have also accused Cuomo of inappropriate conduct.
Politics Mar 02New York lawmakers to limit Gov. Cuomo’s emergency powers amid harassment allegations
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing calls for resignations from some members of his own party as most leading Democrats signal they want to await the results of the attorney general's investigation into claims the governor sexually harassed aides.
Nation Feb 28Crisis deepens for Cuomo; AG wants to lead harassment probe
Democrats statewide appeared to be abandoning Cuomo in large numbers as Attorney General Letitia James rejected two proposals by the governor for an investigation of his conduct.
Nation Feb 24Former aide details sexual harassment accusations against New York Gov. Cuomo
A former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent after a private meeting.
Health Feb 12Cuomo administration ‘froze’ over nursing home data requests
Republicans are calling for resignations of both Cuomo and the aide, secretary to the governor Melissa DeRosa. Progressive Democrats are blasting the Cuomo administration for its lack of transparency.
Health Dec 11WATCH: Cuomo reinstates NYC indoor dining ban to limit virus spread
As of Monday, only takeout orders and outdoor dining will be allowed in the city. Cuomo said the shutdown of indoor dining will be evaluated in two weeks.