Andrew Cuomo

De Blasio & Cuomo's Unanswered Emails To Jeff Bezos

<i>The mayor and the governor in happier times (Governor's Office / Flickr)</i><p>On Thursday, New York State submitted four entries to host Amazon's second …

New York City

NYC, Buffalo-Rochester among NY contenders for 2nd Amazon HQ

ALBANY, N.Y. – Metro New York City, Buffalo-Rochester, greater Syracuse and the Albany region are all in the running to win Amazon's second headquarters.<p>All four regions submitted formal bids for the $5 billion project before Thursday's deadline.<p>All four take a regional approach, with the New York …

Complaints About Branding Inside Secretive Group Are Under Review

Officials in New York State plan to review why regulators and others did not act after women involved with a secretive group reported they had been branded with a cauterizing device or traumatized during an “experiment,” said a spokesman for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.<p>The review will also examine whether …

Corruption

New York bans elephants in circuses, parades and other entertainment

ALBANY – No more elephants in circuses and parades.<p>Legislation that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed Thursday forbids their use in those and other …

Buffalo

De Blasio Calls Bringing Self-Driving Cars to New York a ‘Mistake’

In their latest scuffle, Mayor Bill de Blasio called Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that self-driving cars will be tested in New York State next …

Transportation

De Blasio and Cuomo are beefing, this time over self-driving cars in Manhattan

Fearing "danger," mayor vows to "use all means" to keep autonomous vehicles out of lower Manhattan<p>Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Thursday that he …

Transportation

De Blasio: State Did Not Consult City About Self-Driving Car Tests In 'Unacceptable' Move

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he is fighting head on against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to begin testing …

Transportation

Elephants officially banned from circuses in New York

ALBANY — The circus is over for elephants in New York State.<p>Gov. Cuomo on Thursday signed into law the Elephant Protection Act, which prohibits the …

Circuses

Billy Joel expecting third child at 68

Billy Joel is going to be a dad again!<p>The 68-year-old legendary piano rocker is expecting his second child with wife Alexis and third total, he …

Billy Joel

Delta 'in fabulous shape' as CEO discusses upgrades, Bombardier and more

ATLANTA – Delta Air Lines “is in fabulous shape” as it enters the final quarter of the year, CEO Ed Bastian said Wednesday at the Delta Flight Museum.<p>Bastian struck the optimistic tone during a Q&A session with reporters that almost could have doubled as a “state of the airline” update on the …

Aviation

GM donated to Cuomo before picked for N.Y. self-driving car test

A General Motors political action committee donated more than $17,000 to Gov. Cuomo three months before he announced the company would be the first …

Transportation

The real Russian threat, Kaepernick probably won’t win & other comments

<b>Urban expert: Andrew Cuomo’s Subsidy Sinkhole</b><p>Gov. Cuomo never misses an opportunity to proclaim that “Upstate is back.” But Greg David at Crain’s New …

Opinion

The State Of New York Failed To Consult With The City Of New York About Its Self-Driving Car Plans For Manhattan

Yesterday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that self-driving cars could start being tested in the Manhattan next year. Today, NYC officials said …

New York State

General Motors will soon test self-driving cars in New York City

Cruise Automation wants to make self-driving cars in New York City a reality as soon as 2018. The self-driving car wing of General Motors has …

Transportation

Self-Driving Cars Likely to Be Tested on Manhattan Streets in 2018

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the …

Transportation

With new enemies in D.C., city hospitals don't need one in Albany

Stanley Brezenoff has been in and around New York City government for decades. But never had he encountered a situation like the one he just did as …

Health Care

Driverless cars fuel latest spat between mayor and governor

NEW YORK - Another public battle is revving up between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.<p>The mayor says he just found out driverless …

Transportation

GM Wants To Be The First Company To Test Driverless Cars On NYC Streets

With its maze of one-way streets, congestion, aggressive taxi drivers, double-parked cars, occasional motorcades, parades, and exploding manhole …

Consumer News

De Blasio's win on pre-K is making an easy campaign even easier

Bo Dietl inadvertently blurted out an uncomfortable truth for Mayor Bill de Blasio's opponents during last week's mayoral debate, even as the independent candidate spent much of the night trying to humiliate the incumbent mayor.<p>“The only good thing he ever did was — I like that pre-K stuff,” Dietl …

Education

Bill would allow pets on MTA subways and buses during emergencies

New Yorkers would be allowed to ride the rails and city buses with their pets out in the open during emergency evacuations under a bill sent to Gov. …

New York City

GM expands self-driving tests to Manhattan

GM's Cruise division, currently testing self-driving cars in San Francisco, will soon run its cars in a 5 square mile area of Manhattan.<p>Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, announced that GM would begin testing self-driving cars in the traffic-throttled streets of Manhattan early next year. The …

Transportation

Autonomous vehicle pilot sparks another city-state tiff

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced with fanfare Tuesday that GM would soon conduct autonomous vehicle testing on New York City streets, the news landed like a thud at City Hall.<p>The announcement said that a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Bolts would soon be conducting tests across 5 square miles of …

Bill de Blasio

FCC chairman shoots down Trump's threats to revoke NBC's license

5:43 a.m. ET<p>Keeping up with President Trump's stance on the bipartisan health-care bill that Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray …

Robert Mueller

City pols want Cuomo to pump brakes on self-driving car tests

There was plenty of road rage Tuesday, but it had little to do with driving.<p>City officials — whiplashed by news from Gov. Cuomo that self-driving …

Transportation

PENCE comes to Buffalo — Sandy recovery lags on Long Island — DINKINS and SPITZER reflect

<b>By Jimmy Vielkind in Albany and Laura Nahmias in Manhattan, with Daniel Lippman</b><p><b>Chuck Schumer sees Mike Pence’s</b> trip to Buffalo today as an opportunity. “I’m glad he’s coming to Western New York because at least we can bring the fight right to him,” the Senate’s most powerful Democrat told the …

Bill de Blasio

CNN's Chris Cuomo starting HLN series on gritty topics

CNN's Chris Cuomo is hearkening back to his newsmagazine days with a series for the sister network HLN that initially touches on hot-button issues …

Business

GM to test self-driving cars in N.Y. in early 2018: Gov. Cuomo

(Reuters) - General Motors Co (N:GM) plans to test vehicles in fully autonomous mode in New York state in early 2018, according to New York Governor …

Transportation

GM to Test Fleet of Self-Driving Cars in New York

General Motors Co. plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology.<p>GM will deploy a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt …

Transportation

Posted Self-Driving Cars Will Hit Manhattan Streets Early Next Year to Gothamist

<i> (Stefan Georgi / Flickr)</i> In just a few months, autonomous vehicles will be added to the mixture of pedestrians, cars, cyclists, box trucks, party …

Transportation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proclaims a revival in upstate New York but jobs numbers are stalling out in areas like Buffalo and Rochester

The worst job growth is where the governor has spend the most money<p>Upstate is back, Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims at every opportunity, showering his …

Democrats