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Governor Cuomo presented the 2021 fiscal year budget in Albany on Tuesday.
Governor Cuomo presented the 2021 fiscal year budget in Albany on Tuesday.
Can Cuomo’s budget co-opt his critics?

The governor pivots on health care, education and bail while building a can-do progressive brand.

By ZACH WILLIAMS | January 21, 2020
 
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State Sen. George Amedore announced he would not seek re-election.
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Up to 10 GOP incumbents won’t be running for reelection.
Governor Cuomo, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Carl Heastie before the State of the State address earlier this month.
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What the governor says today will affect the political tone for the months ahead.
M14 MTA bus.
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Tickets will be given to vehicles caught driving in the bus lane.
Representative Eliot Engel.
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As chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Engel has tried to protect congressional power.
NYC Census Director Julie Menin and Attorney General Tish James.
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Amid attacks from the White House, the 2020 census is crucial to New York's future. Can it avoid another undercount?
New York City Census Director, Julie Menin.
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DA or BP? Local leaders, pundits predict where she might go once the census is over.
Celebrating the Health Power 100.
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Recognizing the 100 most powerful New Yorkers in health.

OPINION

New York’s famously tough gun laws play a role in curbing both homicides and suicides, but there are other factors at play.
The recently deceased former Brooklyn congressman was a staunch liberal, but also corrupt and transactional.

POLITICS

State Sen. George Amedore announced he would not seek re-election.
Up to 10 GOP incumbents won’t be running for reelection.
The governor pivots on health care, education and bail while building a can-do progressive brand.
The governor expects to close the $6.1 billion deficit without tax hikes.

Policy

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Why part of the former Assembly speaker’s corruption conviction was overturned Tuesday.
Net neutrality and an investment in Syracuse tech sector also mentioned in the governor’s 2021 budget address.
Human services funding remains largely consistent in the executive budget, though nonprofit nursing home providers may get squeezed.
What the governor says today will affect the political tone for the months ahead.

PERSONALITY

Celebrating the Health Power 100.
Recognizing the 100 most powerful New Yorkers in health.
The New York City councilman wants to meet every Manhattanite during his run for borough president.
The upstate assemblyman is looking to make his conference heard as minority leader.
The governor sure has a penchant for finding opportune moments to flex his heroic abilities.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Renewables are on the forefront of New York energy policy.
50 key players in shaping New York energy policy.
Recognizing the most powerful black men and women in New York State.
New York City mayors never go on to higher office. Can Mike Bloomberg break the losing streak?
The upstate congresswoman is fighting to elect more Republican women. The only thing in her way is the Republican Party.

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