Andrew M. Cuomo


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It's very bad for New York. It's very bad for California, and basically 10 other states in the country. Now, coincidentally, the 12 states that are affected are primarily Democratic
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Nov 15 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Andrew M. Cuomo is associated, including Yorkers, Hoboken, and state. Most recently, Andrew M. Cuomo has been quoted saying: “I've said repeatedly there should be Democratic unity; the two sides should check their egos at the door and unify.” in the article Democrats Who Side With the G.O.P. Give Cuomo a 2018 Headache.
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Nov 01 2017

That plays right into the hands of the terrorists. They tended to point

Oct 31 2017

The truth is New York is an international symbol of freedom and democracy. That's what we are, and we are proud of it. That also makes us a target for those people who oppose those

Oct 31 2017

At this point, there's no evidence to suggest a wider plot or wider

Oct 31 2017

The truth is, New York is an international symbol of freedom and democracy. That's what we are, and we are proud of it. That also makes us a target for those people who oppose those concepts. And we've lived with this before. We've felt the pain before we feel the pain today – but we go forward together, and we go forward stronger than ever. We're not going to let them win. And if we change our lives, we contort ourselves to them, then they win and we lose. We'll go about our

Oct 29 2017

It all starts with power. If you don't have power, pumps don't operate, people can't operate equipment to clean their home. So, it's very hard to get the society up and running until you have the power restored. And there's been very little progress on the

Oct 26 2017

There's been a different standard that has subliminally been imposed. It would not be acceptable if any of the 50 states went through this ... It would be immediate

Oct 26 2017

To be here five weeks later and people still don't have power, people still don't have water, the results speak for themselves. It's unacceptable. It's inadequate. It's a life-and-death

Oct 26 2017

We rebuilt a New York that is better and stronger than it was before Hurricane Sandy. That should be the attitude in Puerto

Oct 26 2017

If we're going to have a convention of the current elected officials to rewrite the Constitution, that defeats the

Oct 25 2017

Sometimes you just have to

Oct 24 2017

In so doing, the Legislature has gone far beyond the innocent laborers carrying these knives for legitimate purposes and has grossly disregarded the concerns of law

Oct 23 2017

These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them. This measure closes another dangerous loophole in the law, creating a stronger, healthier New York for

Oct 20 2017

The use of elephants in these types of settings is dangerous to their health and potentially abusive. The Elephant Protection Act furthers this administration's efforts to fight animal cruelty, and create a stronger, more humane New

Oct 17 2017 - Driverless cars

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to save time and save lives. The spirit of innovation is what defines New York, and we are positioned on the forefront of this emerging

Oct 13 2017 - Trump Presidency

With a swipe of a pen, President Trump puts the health of New Yorkers at risk. We will not stand silently by as the federal government tries to take away health

Oct 12 2017

I have three daughters. I want to make sure at the end of the day, this world is a safer, better world for my three

Oct 09 2017

Forget the opposition; let's talk about

Oct 09 2017

It's not about Christopher Columbus. It's about the millions of Italian-Americans who came to this country under hard circumstances and made it what it

Oct 08 2017

We've tried attacking property taxes in all different ways. But you need structural changes on the local and county level if you're going to make a real difference in property taxes. This budget empowers citizens to say to their local governments, Enough is enough. We need you to make structural changes and we need you to do it

Oct 06 2017

There's no way to fund the public hospitals with a $1.1-billion cut unless it is rolled back. In the meantime, we have made no D.S.H. payments to any public hospitals since Oct. 1, which is when the law went into effect. You can't distribute funding until you know how much you have to

Oct 02 2017

The irony and meanspirited nature of the cuts is breathtaking. These cuts are specifically targeted to our most stressed hospitals and neediest populations. New York City with a $4 billion surplus needs to help H +

Oct 02 2017

The situation is clear, the first source of financial assistance for these hospitals must be their associated local governments and

Oct 01 2017

But it was impossible to get to the Kosciuszko before there was

Sep 29 2017

Management always seeks to maximize profit. The less they pay the worker, the more they make. That's their equation, and if they can get away with it, they will. The labor movement levels the playing

Sep 29 2017

It's personal for us. As well as a governmental or an ethical obligation, it's a personal

Sep 27 2017

We expect three to four months at most for the whole

Sep 24 2017

This is going to be a long hard road for Puerto Rico and this is a situation that will require billions of dollars in assistance, and that will have to be done by the federal government. Instead of arguing with football players. Put the politics aside and focus on the Americans that are in desperate need. And those are the people in Puerto Rico. We will speak with one voice…and the message is simple, Puerto Rico needs help, it needs federal help, and it needs it

Sep 24 2017

I believe this will wind up being worse than Hurricane

Sep 24 2017

It's a terrible immediate situation that requires assistance from the federal government - not just financial

Sep 24 2017

To our colleagues in federal government, I humbly suggest that at this time, instead of arguing with football players, instead of obsessing how to take health care from the poor in this country, why don't we put the politics aside and focus on helping Americans?feedback

Sep 24 2017

From New York and from the federal government, we have to deliver the help, and that's what our cause and out mission

Sep 22 2017

When the electric power authority had the money, they mismanaged it and didn't invest. Now there is less money to run the authority with. This compounds it all, one on top of the

Sep 18 2017

A person's credit history affects virtually every part of their lives and we will not sit idly by while New Yorkers remain unprotected from cyber attacks due to lax security. Oversight of credit reporting agencies will help ensure that personal information is less vulnerable to cyberattacks and other nefarious acts in the new frontier of a rapidly changing digital

Sep 18 2017 - Democratic Party

The mayor won the Democratic primary, I am a Democrat, I support Democrats. And I'll support Mayor de Blasio in the

Sep 18 2017

No, I think in this contest, you know, life is options, they say, right? I think in this contest, he is the better person to serve the City of New York as mayor.

Sep 18 2017

Whatever you do, you can interpret as he's doing that because he wants to run for president, right? Whatever I do, they could say

Sep 18 2017

I think that would be a good

Sep 13 2017

Mike Bloomberg had the formula: vision plus confidence plus achievement equals progress. Mike's formula was shared by my father Mario Cuomo, who called himself a pragmatic progressive. Think about it. A progressive who gets things done, and gets

Sep 06 2017 - DACA

Ending this policy represents an assault on the values that built this state and this

Sep 05 2017 - DACA

We cannot sit on the sidelines and watch the lives of these young people

Sep 03 2017

Assembly member Michael Simanowitz worked every day to make life better for his constituents and I join them and all New Yorkers in mourning his sudden

Aug 25 2017

This project is a transformative investment in our future that revolutionizes statewide

Aug 24 2017

We've been through this every day, but to see it in reality, it takes my breath

Aug 22 2017

Today, college is what high school was – it should always be an option even if you can't afford

Aug 16 2017 - Slavery

The events of Charlottesville and the tactics of white supremacists are a poison in our national discourse, and every effort must be made to combat them. Renaming these streets will send a clear message that in New York, we stand against intolerance and racism, whether it be insidious and hidden or obvious and

Aug 13 2017

He's doing this only because he believes in public service and wants to make a difference. While he's been here, he single-handedly has been managing our toughest

Aug 13 2017

To me, it has shown promise. One of the issues was it requires people to make fundamental changes in the way they do business and the way they

Aug 13 2017

Congestion pricing is an idea whose time has come. We have been going through the problems with the old plan and trying to come up with an updated and frankly better congestion pricing plan. For people to make basic change in their own life is hard. For society, which is now the collective, to make basic change is

Aug 13 2017

There is an awareness of the need to make a basic policy

Aug 13 2017

Sometimes, society needs a wake-up call that readjusts their

Aug 11 2017 - Women

You look at me, Mr. Governor, but you don't see me. You see my black skin and a woman, but you don't realize I am a suburban

Aug 10 2017

I would say I spend close to the majority of my time on M.T.A.-related

Aug 10 2017

You simply have to do

Aug 10 2017

To repair the M.T.A., we must also focus on the services that the M.T.A. relies upon. The No. 1 necessity is a reliable power

Aug 10 2017

What we have been doing for the last 80 years is putting Band-Aids all over the

Aug 09 2017

I can perform

Aug 07 2017

Riders suffer every day and delaying repairs for at least a year is neither responsible nor responsive to the immediate problem, or riders'

Aug 06 2017

Incarceration is supposed to be about rehabilitating those who may have lost their way in the past. And it's time that we get back to embracing that principle as a

Jul 27 2017

The businesses can enhance those stations, enhance maintenance, enhance security, enhance aesthetics. There could be art in the

Jul 27 2017

As a general rule, I haven't found nasty ad hominem attacks on a person whose cooperation is needed to help your state especially helpful. Let me read them

Jul 26 2017

Despite laws to ban cellphone use while driving, some motorists still continue to insist on texting behind the wheel – placing themselves and others at substantial risk. This review will examine the effectiveness of using this new emerging technology to crack down on this reckless behavior and thoroughly evaluate its implications to ensure we protect the safety and privacy of New

Jul 26 2017 - Deportation

If we're going to deport immigrants, start with

Jul 26 2017

They're just another way to get around the law. Everybody knows it's in collusion and cahoots with the

Jul 24 2017

This initiative jump-starts our downtowns so they can be the economic engines we know they can

Jul 19 2017

It defies logic that the right to organize without retaliation would be afforded to virtually every worker in New York State, yet exclude farmworkers in a seemingly clear violation of our constitutional principles. New York will fight this injustice and continue to ensure the rights and equal protections of all

Jul 14 2017 - Watergate

I don't know what people will find, and argue, about this. I'm sure you'll have people on all sides seeing what they want to see in this

Jul 10 2017

I ask all New Yorkers to keep Trooper Davis's family, loved ones and colleagues in the state police in their prayers during this incredibly difficult

Jul 10 2017

The entire New York family grieves today for Trooper Joel Davis. Trooper Davis served as a member of the New York State Police for four years and his death is yet another sad reminder of the risks law enforcement officers face each day in order to protect our communities and serve the residents of this great

Jul 07 2017

It will be a summer of hell for

Jul 06 2017

Under tragic circumstances such as these, it is critical to ensure all proper procedures and safeguards were taken. At my direction, the state Department of Health and Office of Mental Health are launching an immediate review of St. Barnabas Hospital's actions and policies in admitting, treating and discharging this

Jul 06 2017

The first time I heard my father use expletives was on this

Jul 03 2017 - Uber

Extending ride sharing across New York is a matter of fairness that brings new transportation options and – with it – new economic opportunity and innovation. This framework provides for a fair, safe and compressive ride-sharing system that will benefit communities in every corner of this

Jul 01 2017

We are now beginning to see what happens when mass transit systems break down. This has been caused over decades, we understand that. But, the delays are maddening New Yorkers. They're infuriated by a lack of communication, unreliability, and now accidents. We know the system is decaying and we know the system is decaying rapidly. I think of it as a heart attack – it happens all of a sudden and the temptation is to say, well something must have just caused it. No, a lifetime caused it. Bad habits caused it. Lack of exercise caused it. Smoking caused it. Cholesterol caused

Jun 30 2017 - US voter fraud

NY refuses to perpetuate the myth voter fraud played a role in our

Jun 29 2017

We're seeing what happens when a transit system breaks down. The current state of decline is wholly unacceptable, and we're going to do something about it now. We know the system is decaying, and we know it's happening

Jun 29 2017

We need new ideas. They literally should be in a

Jun 29 2017

It will no longer be a tortured exercise to do business with the M.T.A. We need new ideas. Delivered

Jun 29 2017

Aetna's decision to call New York home is another testament to the Empire State's extraordinary economic momentum. New York has a deep, diverse talent pool and pro-growth environment that businesses need to succeed, and today more companies are choosing New York to grow and diversify their

Jun 21 2017 - Deportation

In the more than 30 years since Carlos Cardona has lived in this country, he has built a family and given back to his community, including in the aftermath of 9/11, when he assisted with ground zero recovery efforts at the expense of his own health. It is my hope this action will not only reunite Mr. Cardona with his wife and daughter, but also sends a message about the values of fairness and equality that New York was founded

Jun 19 2017

I think the Long Island Rail Road should consider reducing the fares on those diverted trains. That's only fair to the people who are taking those

Jun 18 2017

They knew they were only going to get higher. They did not increase the outflows when they could have, and I think they pulled the trigger too late. And now they're trying to play catch-up, and the lake is so large that catch up doesn't

Jun 11 2017

This year took much less time to march. Last year was more

Jun 08 2017

As the federal government turns its back on the environment, New York and states across the country are picking up the mantle of climate leadership and showing the world it's possible to address climate change while also creating good-paying

Jun 06 2017

They said they would help their districts; they said they would help the struggling middle class. They're doing the exact opposite. These are not moderate, responsible public officials. They're not taking reasonable positions. These are political pawns to the ultraconservative puppet masters in

Jun 06 2017

It is no secret the New York City subway system is in dire need of upgrades and repairs, not only for the safety of commuters and visitors throughout the metropolitan area, but in order to meet the demand of travelers as ridership continues to

Jun 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

With Washington trying to take a wrecking ball to our health care system, we are taking concrete steps to ensure core protections of the Affordable Care Act remain intact. New Yorkers will continue to have access to the quality medical care they need and

Jun 01 2017

It's a physical manifestation of New York's spirit of

May 24 2017

I mean, it would not be a more hostile attack. After all the controversy we went through with health care, and we're going to go through with tax reform on the rates for the rich, now you're saying to states like California and New York, to the extent people deducted their state and local taxes from their federal taxes, we're going to eliminate

May 24 2017 - Trump Presidency

We're way behind on infrastructure. We haven't built in an airport in over 25 years. We're not building bridges, roads, tunnels. ... Short-term we're now paying the price of ignoring the

May 23 2017

We have six weeks to prepare for a potential crisis. Our obligation as elected officials is to provide the

May 22 2017

I have referred to the station as reminding me of the Catacombs–claustrophobic, threatening, and

May 21 2017 - Trump Presidency

While this is not a hurricane or flood, it will affect as many people and businesses with dire

May 18 2017

The comptroller of the state signed a check, or funded a payroll, or whatever he did, he either did it legally or illegally, I believe his position is, it was legal. I'm assuming that he's saying he did a legal act, but it's either legal or illegal. If it's not legal, the comptroller should call up and say, Whoops, I made a mistake. I need the money

May 16 2017

This is a question of basic fairness. The subcontracted workers at our state's transportation centers perform critical services and they deserve the same wages and benefits as the other valued workers who keep our transit hubs safe and

Apr 26 2017

That is a problem we have all across the board. It's gotten worse

Apr 26 2017

They are a network that has created horrendous crimes. Their currency is fear and intimidation, and they are getting more outrageous and more obnoxious in their activities. We've been talking about this for the past couple weeks. I can't speak to what the attorney general is

Apr 13 2017 - Death of first female Muslim judge

She was a force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to

Apr 12 2017

Today, college is what high school was. It should always be an option, even if you can't afford

Apr 12 2017

Part of that is the public education system, And making sure you have a public education system that'll take you to the

Apr 11 2017

If you went back – I was in this building many years ago – and the disclosure that we now do would have been incredible if you proposed it a decade ago. That legislators are going to tell you where they get their outside income? And if they are lawyers, they are going to tell you who their clients are? Never, never. So we've made tremendous progress. Have we done enough?

Apr 10 2017

Today, college is what high school was–it should always be an option even if you can't afford it. The Excelsior Scholarship will make college accessible to thousands of working and middle class students and shows the difference that government can

Apr 10 2017

The most liberal, most progressive people, and we have the most cruel, the most unjust result you can

Apr 06 2017

It's not 'I like you, I don't like you'. It's 'I believe in this, I believe in

Apr 03 2017

There are political and ideological differences between the Senate and Assembly. We must resolve these issues. A complete budget requires

Apr 03 2017

New York State is a target for hostile federal actions ranging from severe financial cutbacks to deprivation of legal and personal

Mar 31 2017

We call it the correction system. I think the situation is corrected as it is ever going to be, unless you can bring a person back to

Mar 30 2017

We've agreed to all sorts of controversial policy positions. My problem is how do you do a budget when you don't know what the federal government is going to do to you?feedback

Mar 28 2017

If we can get a financially reasonable budget that could handle cuts from the federal government, that would be my first

Mar 28 2017

I was in Washington for eight years, I've gone through this, I've seen this movie. Ultraconservatives try to cut federal spending, right? That's their

Mar 21 2017

They've declared war on New York. And this is just the

Mar 21 2017

New York is the only state in the nation affected by this amendment. There is no fairy that is going to float down and hand over $2.3

Mar 20 2017

In today's technology-driven world, access to high-speed internet is essential to building strong communities, growing the economy and supporting our everyday lives. New York is leading the nation with the largest state broadband investment program in history – ensuring high-speed internet access for all residents, especially those in rural areas, and empowering students, entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive in our global

Mar 19 2017

While plans have been proposed and languished for decades, we're taking action to finally right the wrongs of the past by reconnecting South Bronx communities that have dealt with unnecessary barriers to revitalization and growth. The project will create an interconnected South Bronx with access to the waterfront, recreation and less traffic on local streets while at the same time supporting those who use the Hunts Point Market – a vital economic engine for the

Mar 14 2017

Mother nature is an unpredictable lady sometimes. She was unpredictable once again today. All the forecasts said the storm would hit New York City and Long Island the heaviest, although it would affect the entire

Mar 14 2017

Mother Nature is an unpredictable lady sometimes. She was unpredictable again today. The storm is not as bad as anticipated (in New York City). The problem is it's worse than anticipated in other parts of the state. There's no real reason to be on the roads. They are

Mar 14 2017

Mother Nature is an unpredictable

Mar 13 2017

This is a regressive tax on essential products that women have had to pay for far too long and lifting it is a matter of social and economic

Mar 13 2017

Given the severity of the storm anything can happen, but we don't plan on any closure of underground subway at this

Mar 13 2017

I encourage all New Yorkers in affected regions to plan ahead and avoid any unnecessary travel as the storm

Mar 09 2017 - Carbon

Our investments in this clean energy resource create jobs, reduce carbon emissions, support economic growth, and help build a cleaner, greener New York for

Mar 03 2017

A number of headstones were recently vandalized and toppled over at Waad Hakolel Cemetery in Rochester. Given the wave of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and disturbing vandalism at Jewish cemeteries nationwide, I am directing the state police to immediately launch a full investigation into this

Feb 22 2017 - Carbon

New York is a national leader in clean energy, and the tremendous growth of the solar industry across this state demonstrates this renewal technology's increased accessibility and affordability for residents and businesses. Our investments in this clean energy resource create jobs, reduce carbon emissions, support economic growth, and help build a cleaner, greener New York for

Feb 05 2017

This is what New Yorkers do - we turn hate into

Feb 04 2017

Bizarrely, the federal ban would prevent this child from receiving medical care and literally endanger her life. It is repugnant to all we believe as Americans and as members of the human

Jan 29 2017

If FitzPatrick closed, 615 families would be devastated. There would be 615 lost jobs – average wage $120,000 – that would basically be irreplaceable in Oswego. This state cannot lose our supply of nuclear energy. I believe the state has a moral obligation, a financial obligation and a civic obligation to step

Jan 29 2017

The people of New York will have their voices

Jan 28 2017 - Refugees

I never thought I'd see the day when refugees, who have fled war-torn countries in search of a better life, would be turned away at our doorstep. This is not who we are, and not who we should

Jan 18 2017

A proposal that's being discussed that would end the deductibility of state and local taxes, for example, which would be devastating for New York, California

Jan 18 2017

New York is ready to

Jan 09 2017

I am proud to have secured this agreement with Entergy to responsibly close the facility 14 years ahead of schedule to protect the safety of all New

Jan 04 2017

This is minor compared to what happened in Hoboken. But the same question: why did the operator not stop the train before it hit the block?feedback

Jan 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

The cost of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, to state and local budgets and to the New Yorkers who depend on its health care coverage, is simply too high to

Jan 04 2017

This is a race, my

Sep 26 2016

This regulation helps guarantee the financial services industry upholds its obligation to protect consumers and ensure that its systems are sufficiently constructed to prevent cyber-attacks to the fullest extent

Sep 19 2016

When you see the damage, it's amazing that no one was killed, to tell you the truth. We're lucky that only 29 were

Sep 19 2016

A bomb going off is generically a terrorist

Sep 19 2016

Folks around here, they don't get

Sep 19 2016 - Terrorism

At this time there is no evidence of an international terrorism connection with this incident- but it is very, very early in the investigation. Whoever placed these bombs – we will find them and they will be brought to

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

Yesterday there was no hint of any connection foreign terrorism.... But there may very well turn out to be a link to foreign terrorist organizations, and that we'll find out today or in the coming

Sep 18 2016

We really are very lucky that there were no

Sep 18 2016

Bottom line on this is ... whoever placed these bombs we will find and they will be brought to justice.

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

A bomb exploding in New York is obviously an act of

Sep 18 2016

They want to make you worry about going into New York City or New York State. We're not going to let them instill fear because then they would

Sep 18 2016 - Terrorism

We will not allow these type of people and these type of threats to disrupt our life in New York. That's what they want to do and we're not going to let them do

Aug 03 2016

Daily fantasy sports have proven to be popular in New York, but until now have operated with no supervision and no protections for players. This legislation strikes the right balance that allows this activity to continue with oversight from state regulators, new consumer protections and more funding for

Jun 26 2016

Early detection is the best possible treatment for breast cancer, but far too many women face burdensome scheduling and insurance barriers that prevent them from gaining access to the diagnostic services they need and deserve. This ride is about spreading awareness and sending that message loud and clear, because when it comes to getting screened for cancer, waiting is simply not worth the

Jun 20 2016

The agreement to overhaul this state's archaic blue laws will knock down artificial barriers for restaurants and small businesses and help this industry grow even stronger. the new hours support a New York industry that makes "some of the best beer, wine, cider and distilled spirits in the

Jun 13 2016

When Sandy was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was lucky to have caught it early. But not all women are that lucky, and many are not fortunate enough to have the flexibility in their schedule or the resources to fight this disease head

Jun 12 2016 - Homosexuality

I am directing One World Trade Center to be lit the colors of the pride flag in a tribute to LGBT Americans and the lives that were lost. an attack on one is an attack on

May 18 2016

The heat of the fire was extreme. it was so intense that firefighters could hear bolts popping from the

May 18 2016

It's an ambitious goal. The best-case scenario is we could have a delayed

May 05 2016 - Bitcoin

With robust regulatory oversight, we are maintaining our status at the forefront of this technological revolution and ensuring that users have a safe and secure

Apr 05 2016 - Homosexuality

We will continue to reject the politics of division and exclusion. This Mississippi law is a sad, hateful

Apr 01 2016

This minimum wage increase will be of national significance. It's raising the minimum wage in a way that's

Mar 02 2016 - Sustainable Development

He'd directed several agencies and foam equipment to assist in suppressing the spill and support hazmat teams spraying foam and working to patch the

Jan 04 2016

Our state, which has a beautiful tradition of social progress and community, should not leave anyone outside in freezing temperatures. That's called basic

Nov 21 2014

This is I believe the largest deployment of its kind ever. Literally thousands of people from across the state coming into help and hundreds of pieces of equipment coming from as far away as Long

Nov 04 2012

Fuel is on the way. You don't have to panic. We don't need anxiety. We don't need the lines. Be prudent, but fuel is on the

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