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Former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s legal team still working tirelessly to defend him

It’s been two months since Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned, and since then there have been numerous investigations launched into his career. Multiple District Attorneys are looking into the accusations of sexual harassment, and Attorney General Letitia James is investigating his use of ... MORE
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Former Governor Andrew Cuomo will not need to pay back his $5.1 million dollar book deal

Governor Andrew Cuomo received a $5.1 million dollar book deal for “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic.” On Tuesday there weren’t enough votes to rescind the approval for the deal. The Joint Commission on Public Ethics was just one vote ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul said former Governor Andrew Cuomo did not want her running with him in 2022

Governor Kathy Hochul has shared that come 2022, former Governor Andrew Cuomo did not want to keep her as his running mate and planned to remove her from the ticket, according to Spectrum 1 News. She explained to reporters Wednesday that the ... MORE
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Taxpayers are footing the bill for the investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo and it’s already over $2 million

Taxpayers have now spent over $2 million dollars for outside attorneys from March through June for the investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo. WGRZ out of Buffalo obtained documents that did not cover the last month of investigation, but a defense attorney ... MORE
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New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker resigns amid investigations

New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker has resigned. Zucker will remain on-board until a successor is identified, according to Governor Kathy Hochul. However, the change signals a move away from controversial Cuomo-era policies that prompted a number of state and ... MORE
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Former Cuomo administration staffers will no longer have the state paying for their legal fees

Governor Kathy Hochul informed former staffers for the Cuomo administration that their legal bills would not be covered by the state anymore. Spectrum News 1 obtained an email that was sent out by Elizabeth Fine of the Hochul Counsel on Sept. 2 ... MORE
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State Assembly’s investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo will finish up by Oct. 1

The investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo could finish by Oct. 1, according to a lawmaker on the panel. The report, which began as an impeachment investigation, is expected to be made public soon after it’s concluded. Republican Assemblywoman Majorie Byrnes said ... MORE
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Local leaders are urging people to request refunds for donations made to former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s campaign

Senator Liz Krueger is urging anyone that donated to former Governor Andrew Cuomo request a refund for what they contributed, and called on Cuomo to close down his campaign account. Cuomo’s campaign fund currently holds $18 million dollars for what was supposed ... MORE
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Should Andrew Cuomo return $5M book deal? Where would it go? Lawmakers call for more than a fine

Some lawmakers in New York are calling for former Governor Andrew Cuomo to return the money made from his coronavirus pandemic response book, which drew criticism from all angles over the last year. Specific concerns about the ethics of staff members, paid ... MORE
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Longtime Cuomo advisor Steven Cohen, who led New York’s economic development effort resigns

A longtime advisor to former Governor Andrew Cuomo is resigning. Steven Cohen who led the state’s economic development efforts is resigning from the post, according to Governor Kathy Hochul’s office. Cohen was named in a report that was released earlier this month, ... MORE
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CUOMO BIDS FAREWELL: Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives Monday address (video)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke to the public on Monday as the embattled Democratic leader prepared to step down from his job of 10 years amid a sexual harassment scandal. Cuomo is set to be succeeded by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, ... MORE
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Andrew Cuomo spends final weekend as governor in storm response mode

Governor Andrew Cuomo will leave office at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, and his last few days were spent leading storm response efforts largely without his successor. The governor resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment, which were brought by nearly a dozen women ... MORE
Impeachment investigation report into Cuomo will be released

Impeachment investigation report into Cuomo will be released

Though the impeachment investigation into Cuomo is no longer happening, the New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee has plans to release a report on it. This information comes from Assemblyman Phil Steck. Steck did not say when it would be released, but ... MORE
Cuomo mandates vaccine for all New York State healthcare workers

Cuomo mandates vaccine for all New York State healthcare workers

Governor Cuomo has announced that all healthcare workers in the State of New York will be required to have the Covid-19 vaccine by September 27 of this year. Currently 75% of state hospital workers, 74% of adult care workers and 68% of ... MORE
NYS Assembly ends Andrew Cuomo’s impeachment probe

NYS Assembly ends Andrew Cuomo’s impeachment probe

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced Friday that they will end the impeachment investigation into Governor Andrew Cuomo after his resignation announcement earlier in the week. The Assembly’s Judiciary Committee had been investigating Cuomo and his administration for five months ... MORE