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56th Governor of New York

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Andrew Cuomo: 56th Governor of New York
Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American politician, author, and lawyer serving since 2011 as the 56th governor of New York. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the same position his father, Mario Cuomo, held for three terms.

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Trump 'does not have the authority' to open schools -Cuomo [Video]

Trump 'does not have the authority' to open schools -Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said that reopening schools is a state decision and that the president "does not have the authority" to do so.

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Cuomo to Trump: 'Admit you were wrong' [Video]

Cuomo to Trump: 'Admit you were wrong'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said President Donald Trump was "in denial" about COVID-19, telling Trump to "admit you were wrong."

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MTV Video Music Awards to be held with 'limited or no audience' [Video]

MTV Video Music Awards to be held with 'limited or no audience'

The upcoming 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will be held with "limited or no audience", according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Cuomo Signs Executive Order Making Juneteenth a Holiday for State Employees [Video]

Cuomo Signs Executive Order Making Juneteenth a Holiday for State Employees

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the order on Wednesday.

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Trump fans gather in Tulsa as virus cases rise [Video]

Trump fans gather in Tulsa as virus cases rise

Several U.S. states including Oklahoma - where President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a campaign rally on Saturday - reported a surge in new coronavirus infections this week, ahead of what would..

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2020 US Open to Proceed Without Spectators in NYC [Video]

2020 US Open to Proceed Without Spectators in NYC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Tuesday.

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Record-setting day for virus cases in six states [Video]

Record-setting day for virus cases in six states

[NFA] Coronavirus cases spiked in Arizona and Florida on Wednesday, a day after those states and four others reported record daily increases of new infections. This report produced by Jillian..

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Cuomo: Federal government 'making a historic mistake' with COVID-19 [Video]

Cuomo: Federal government 'making a historic mistake' with COVID-19

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said that the federal government is "making a historic mistake" in its handling of the coronavirus, citing 20 states and Puerto Rico who are seeing spikes in..

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New York City Reassigning 600 Unit Officers To Other Duties [Video]

New York City Reassigning 600 Unit Officers To Other Duties

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Police Department will immediately reassign some 600 plainclothes officers in its anti-crime unit to other duties, including its detective bureau and community..

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Amid social distancing violations, Cuomo urges local leaders 'do your job' [Video]

Amid social distancing violations, Cuomo urges local leaders 'do your job'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that gatherings of up to 25 people will be permitted in parts of New York that have entered the third phase of the state's reopening plan, up from a..

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NY Governor Cuomo Signs 'Aggressive' Package of Police Reform Bills [Video]

NY Governor Cuomo Signs 'Aggressive' Package of Police Reform Bills

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the "most aggressive" police reform legislation into NY state law on Friday.

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Trump claims 75-year-old injured by cops may be 'ANTIFA' [Video]

Trump claims 75-year-old injured by cops may be 'ANTIFA'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday promoted an unfounded claim that a 75-year-old man critically injured by police in Buffalo may have been trying to sabotage police equipment on behalf of an..

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'How reckless, how irresponsible, how mean, how crude.' -Cuomo on Trump tweet [Video]

'How reckless, how irresponsible, how mean, how crude.' -Cuomo on Trump tweet

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his tweet criticizing an elderly protester who was captured on video bleeding on the floor after police officers in..

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Buffalo officers charged with felony in protestor shove [Video]

Buffalo officers charged with felony in protestor shove

Two Buffalo police officers were arraigned on Saturday on felony assault charges after a viral video showed them shoving an elderly protestor who remains critically injured after a march against..

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Cuomo goes after Trump on virus

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and for not wearing a mask in public. (July 1)  
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Cuomo calls on Trump to issue order on masks

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on President Donald Trump to issue an executive order making wearing masks mandatory nationwide. Cuomo made the comments Monday, as the number of virus cases in..
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Coronavirus updates: Cases surpass 10 million worldwide; viral video shows confrontation over maskless shopper

Cases surpass 10 million globally. Masks continue to spark debate. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulls sick leave for some workers. Sunday's news.
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Travelers to NY, New Jersey, Conn. told to isolate

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates of the coronavirus to quarantine for 14 days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. (June 24)  
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Cuomo slams federal government for coronavirus response

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday slammed the federal government's handling of the coronavirus epidemic and said he was considering a quarantine for travelers from Florida due to fears they..
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Cuomo declares Juneteenth NY state holiday

New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. (June 17)  
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New York has lowest U.S. coronavirus infection rate, Cuomo says

New York, once the U.S. epicenter of coronavirus infections, now has the country's lowest rate of virus spread as the state's death toll and number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to..
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New York Governor Cuomo says COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations decline further

New York, once the U.S. epicenter of coronavirus infections, now has the country's lowest rate of virus spread as the state's death toll and number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to..
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'Our kids had been forgotten': Parents of special education kids hope for summer school

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the green light to in-person special ed services in New York this summer, but parents worry some schools may opt out.
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New York again reports lowest number of coronavirus deaths since outbreak started

New York on Tuesday again reported its lowest number of coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths since the start of the outbreak, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters in Albany on Tuesday.
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After crowded NY bar scenes, Cuomo urges tighter enforcement of coronavirus rules

Scenes of merrymakers gathering outside bars prompted the governor of New York, the state hardest hit along with New Jersey by the coronavirus pandemic, to urge local officials and businesses on Monday..
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NY to allow up to 25 to gather in third phase

Up to 25 people can gather in parts of New York that have entered the third phase of re-opening under a revised plan, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. (June 15)  
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New York to allow gatherings of up to 25 people: Cuomo

Gatherings of up to 25 people will be permitted in parts of New York that have entered the third phase of the state's reopening plan, up from a previous limit of 10, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said..
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AP Top Stories June 12 P

Here's the latest for Friday, June 12: CDC issues new coronavirus guidelines; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs sweeping package of police reform bills; Stocks recoup some losses after Thursday's rout;..
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Protests Today Live Updates: George Floyd, Police and BLM

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed an expansive package of bills aimed at combating police misconduct, endorsing a major overhaul of law enforcement.
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New York's Cuomo links municipal funding to police reforms to fight racism

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said he would end funding for local governments that fail to adopt reforms addressing excess use of force and bias in their police departments by April 2021.
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Cuomo signs police reform and threatens funds

Cuomo signs police reform and threatens funds  
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New York's Cuomo defends Columbus statues for symbolism to Italian Americans

New York should keep statues honoring Christopher Columbus even though the brutalization of the West Indies inhabitants he encountered on his voyages to the New World is inexcusable, Governor Andrew..
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledges support for Christopher Columbus statue in Manhattan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, an Italian American, said the statue has come to represent the "Italian-American legacy" in New York and the country.
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Cuomo expresses support for Columbus statue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he supports a statue of Christopher Columbus in Manhattan. Statues of the colonizer have been targeted across the U.S. in recent days. (June 11)  
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New York legislature votes to scrap police discipline secrecy law

New York lawmakers voted on Tuesday to repeal a decades-old law that shields police officers' disciplinary records from the public. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he will sign the bill into..
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New York's Cuomo 'disgusted' at Trump claim protester 'fell harder than was pushed'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday he was "disgusted" by U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that a 75-year-old man seen in video being pushed by a Buffalo police officer during a protest..
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Cuomo says New York set to overhaul criminal justice practices following protests

After days of protests over racial injustice triggered by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday said state lawmakers were set to enact a criminal..
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New York's Cuomo, concerned about COVID-19 spread, asks protesters to get tested

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said several days and nights of demonstrations in the state after the killing of George Floyd could accelerate the spread of the coronavirus, and urged..
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NY governor allows outdoor dining in phase two, jabs at Trump Bible photo

New York will allow outdoor dining during phase two of reopening, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday, with restaurants in seven of 10 regions given the green light beginning on Thursday.
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Cuomo on NYC's 'better night', calls for leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo lauded demonstrators and police after a "much better" night of protests in New York City Wednesday. Cuomo said the coronavirus pandemic and the protests over the death of George Floyd..
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'Here in New York we actually read the bible', says Cuomo in jab at Trump

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday took a swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial walk two days ago when protesters were cleared before he walked to a church across the street..
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Gov. Cuomo apologizes to NYPD brass after critical 'do your job' comments, chief says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized privately to top New York City Police administrators after ripping their response to rioters as a "disgrace."
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New York Governor Cuomo says police failed to do their job during protests

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that New York City's police failed in their duty to protect the public from looting and other criminal activity during protests the previous night, and..
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New York City institutes curfew, Governor Cuomo calls for police reforms

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday called for a national ban on excessive force by police and announced a curfew for New York City following violent protests triggered by the death in Minneapolis..
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Gov. Cuomo concerned protests will spread virus

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he was concerned that mass protests over George Floyd's death in New York City could imperil the long, hard fight to contain the coronavirus pandemic in a worldwide..
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New York's Cuomo calls for police reforms in wake of George Floyd's death

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday called for a national ban on police use of chokeholds and excessive force as part of a reform of policing following the death of an unarmed black man in police..
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Coronavirus updates: George Floyd protests could fuel COVID cases, Trump postpones G7 summit

Also, New York Gov. Cuomo will give families of frontline workers death benefits and United Airlines announces executive cuts as coronavirus rages on.
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NY Gov. laments failure of US justice system

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lamented the failings of the US justice system following violent nationwide protests demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer..
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NY Gov: Floyd's death not 'isolated incident'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the death of a man in police custody in Minnesotta was not "an isolated incident." (May 29).  
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New York City expected to reopen on June 8, five upstate regions OK for phase 2: Cuomo

New York City is "on track" to enter phase one of reopening on June 8, New York Governor Cuomo said on Friday as he announced that five upstate regions will now transition to phase two which includes..
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Chris Rock, Rosie Perez appear with New York Gov. Cuomo, urge mask wearing

Comedian Chris Rock and actress Rosie Perez made a surprise appearance at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's daily news conference to underscore his message that the public should wear masks to help curb..
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New York's Cuomo says businesses can turn away people not wearing masks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would sign an executive order on Thursday authorizing businesses to deny entry to anyone who does not wear a mask or face covering, stressing masks were critical..
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Cuomo lobbies Trump on infrastructure projects

Gov. Andrew Cuomo lobbied President Donald Trump in Washington for federal help with multi-billion-dollar New York City transportation projects and accused top Republicans of "abusing" states hardest..
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Businesses begin partial reopening on Long Island

The sprawling suburbs of Nassau and Suffolk counties, where at least 4,000 people have been killed by the virus, were given approval by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday to begin reopening parts of their..
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New York's Cuomo says Congress 'abusing' states worst hit by coronavirus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Wednesday for the U.S. Congress to "stop abusing" New York and other Democratic-controlled states and release more federal funds to help them combat the effects..
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New York's Cuomo says discussed infrastructure with Trump, railed against partisanship

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday focused on how to "supercharge" the economy by investing in infrastructure, and he called on Republicans to..
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New York governor meets with Trump to push for infrastructure investment

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press for investment in the nation's roads, bridges and railways as U.S. states begin to reopen after the coronavirus outbreak..
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Cuomo to press Trump on reviving U.S. economy with roads, bridges in White House meeting

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will press President Donald Trump to invest in the nation's roads, bridges and rails during a White House meeting on Wednesday as U.S. states begin to reopen after the..
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New York's Cuomo to lobby Trump on infrastructure spending as parties trigger virus concerns

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump to invest in infrastructure to jumpstart the U.S. economy as states further relaxed lockdowns and partygoers flouted..
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New York's Cuomo to meet Trump, push infrastructure spending

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will travel to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday and planned to discuss major investments in infrastructure as a way to jumpstart a U.S...
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NYSE reopens to traders; Gov. Cuomo rings bell

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange has reopened for the first time in two months. Gov. Andrew Cuomo rang the opening bell. (May 26)  
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Cuomo thanks essential workers on Memorial Day

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined a private Memorial Day ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan, where he spoke of the sacrifices of military members and essential workers who lost their..
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