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Cuomo debuts Brooklyn state park named for iconic congresswoman

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the opening of the sprawling, 407-acre Shirley Chisholm State Park in Brooklyn—the largest parcel of gubernatorially-controlled green space in the five... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2019

Cuomo wants to legalize weed—and for SUNY to study CBD safety

Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn't quit growing his vision for legalized marijuana in New York. In his State of the State address Wednesday, the Democrat re-upped his failed to create a licensing scheme for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Cuomo looks to shift Medicaid burden onto New York City and counties

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's sick of paying New York City's medical bills. In his , the governor signaled he hoped to sooth the state's swollen by making City Hall and other local governments... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Cuomo hopes to ban higher prices on women"s products

Here's one tax Gov. Andrew Cuomo can cut without putting Albany .  In his State of the State address on Wednesday, the governor declared his intention to crack down on the " pink="" tax="" costs=""... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Cuomo: We"ve restructured Medicaid before, we can do it again

As the state faces a multi–billion-dollar Medicaid deficit and has proposed a 1% cut to providers as a first step in addressing the shortfall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday in his State of the State... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Cuomo compares gig economy to sweatshops, vows action

Homebuying makes sense again in Brooklyn and Queens.&l…; Deals rose in the New York boroughs for the first time since 2017, with purchases in Brooklyn climbing 2.9% in the fourth quarter from a year... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

State will seek contractor to build $3M vertical net along Sunshine Skyway to prevent suicides

The iconic cable-stayed bridge connecting St. Petersburg to southern Tampa Bay areas will soon have a major upgrade to help cease and prevent suicides. "The Florida Department of Transportation has reviewed all options to successfully deter suicide at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

State set to license elevator safety workers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed long-awaited legislation aimed at improving elevator safety in New York. The new law requires anyone involved in the design, construction, inspection, maintenance and repair of elevators to be licensed .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 9th, 2020

Cuomo proposes mandatory sick leave, legal marijuana and small business tax cut in State of the State

Every businesses in New York state would be required to provide at least five days of sick leave to its workers under a new proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo proposed the mandatory statewide paid sick leave program as part of his 2020 State of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

State to acquire full block for Penn Station expansion

Governor Andrew Cuomo this week unveiled a new plan .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 8th, 2020

Cuomo pushes high speed rail line for New Yorkʼs Empire corridor

A group of experts are set to re-examine and rethink strategies to bring high-speed rail to New York. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in his 2020 State of the State agenda that he will task a panel of engineer.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 8th, 2020

What to watch out of today"s State of the State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will today deliver his 2020 State of the State address — his 10th as governor. Over the past few weeks leading up to the speech, Cuomo has announced more than 30 proposals. Here are five for business owners in the Albany region.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Cuomo says he"ll evict the NYPD tow pound from Pier 76

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to boot the NYPD impound lot on this year. The governor declared Monday that the state should tow away the police facility, located on to the waterfront for decades, despite... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 8th, 2020

AdventHealth hospital names new CEO

One of AdventHealth's biggest hospitals in the area is getting a new CEO. The Altamonte Springs-based nonprofit health care system named Justin Birmele the director of the 422-bed AdventHealth Winter Park hospital effective immediately. Birmele t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2020

Cuomo blocks controversial plan to redevelop beloved West Side park

The number of people who died last year in New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Wednesday that firefighters are responding more quickly to free New Yorkers trapped by fire. The city... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 6th, 2020

How Cuomo reversed course on regulating pharmacy benefit managers

Last year Gov. Andrew Cuomo led the charge toward a crackdown on pharmacy benefit managers, supporting legislation to regulate the companies as part of his 2019 State of the State priorities. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 6th, 2020

TBJ Plus: Former NC State standout a finalist for NFL HOF; Top getaways for 2020; Frida Kahlo extended at NCMA

Former N.C. State University football standout and professional football great Torry Holt has been named a first-time modern-era player finalist for the latest class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Nicknamed “Big Game” while at N.C. State, H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2020

Can You Answer These Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Questions About Each State

Few game shows in TV history are as iconic as “Jeopardy!” Answering trivia questions about anything from “U.S. stuff” and “state mottos” to “spelling” and “we love the planet” is a favorite pastime........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 2nd, 2020

Greater Cincinnati agency receives $125K grant to prevent substance abuse

A joint mental health agency in Greater Cincinnati earned a state grant to help reduce the rate of drug use in the community. Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Terrace Park) announced the new round of Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grant recipients. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2020

$460M loan secured for Pacific Park

Greenland Forest City Partners and The Brodsky Organization have closed on $460 million of construction financing for 18 Sixth Avenue (parcel B4) at Pacific Park, the new 22-acre mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of Brooklyn. Foundation .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 1st, 2020

5 things that will keep state government busy in 2020

A new year of lawmaking starts next week in Albany. State lawmakers will gather Jan. 8 for the first day of the new legislative session — the same day Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2020 State of the State address. Here are five things busine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019