New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says this year's state budget negotiations are particularly difficult because of revenue declines, the threat of big federal funding cuts and disputes with lawmakers over spending priorities.
The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature passed its spending plans for the next fiscal year on Wednesday, while Gov. Andrew Cuomo doubled down on his vow to refuse to sign a state budget that doesn't make the 2 percent property tax permanent.
It is a funky public art phenomenon that is sweeping the world. A group of artists decorate perfectly fine upright pianos and the place them around an urban area for people to walk up and play. Each one is painted differently. The one above is titled "Swiss Cheese Piano...
The State Office of General Services estimates it will spend $60,000 in materials and labor to repair the grass of West Capitol Park. The grass was damaged by the combination of a large crowd and muddy conditions at a February 28 rally opposing the NY safe gun control law.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said recently that he hasn't decided if he supports a proposal that would create a 65th State University of New York campus.
A new campus would be devoted to the growing field of Nanoscience while extending its reach statewide.