Gov. Cuomo’s “zero tolerance” policy against abusing the public trust might not be as strict as it sounds.
On Cuomo’s watch, New York has become a state with the second highest debt in the nation, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data (2014); second highest Medicaid costs, based on a 2015 Kaiser Family Foundation analysis; seventh Read More …
Gov. Cuomo’s $152.3 billion budget contains new ethics rules for legislators who steer state funds to projects — but they don’t apply to him.
Gov. Cuomo’s office has warned public-relations officers at 55 state agencies to start churning out a lot more good news about the administration — or else, sources said.
If Gov. Cuomo learns the lesson of his great highway-sign debacle, it’ll be worth all the millions the taxpayers wasted on it.
Any way you slice it, a $25 million chunk of change Gov. Cuomo funneled to a Hudson Valley health-group last year doesn’t look good.
“[T]he two companies will likely collect about $286 million from the state over the next two decades,” Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
The executives at Crystal Run, along with the CEO and his wife, had donated in excess of $400,000 to the governor’s various campaign funds over the past four years. In cases such as this it is frequently difficult if not Read More …
The developer for two projects in the Hudson Valley that the Cuomo administration awarded $25 million — even though they were already being built — was Columbia Development, the Albany-based firm whose principal is facing a state bid-rigging charge in Read More …
The affluent doctors who own the company, which already had $141 million in cash from the sale of properties in 2013, have been generous political contributors to Cuomo.