Andrew Cuomo

Over 250K Bogus Tax Refund Claims Stopped, $450M Saved
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance stopped 252,000 bogus refund claims in 2014, saving taxpayers $450 million, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in a press release.
Already this year, the Department has stopped $331 million in fraudulent and erroneous refund claims—a trend p…
Watch Out! Dramatic Increase in Tickets for Texting in New York
Tickets issued to New York motorists for texting while driving increased 35 percent statewide from 2013 to 2014, as police continue to crack down on distracted drivers, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced.
“This reckless behavior endangers everyone on the road and has resulted in far too much ne…
New York Assembly to Pass Minimum Wage Increase
The New York State Assembly plans to pass a bill Tuesday (March 5) that will see minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The passing of the bill will put pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has already proposed a minimum wage increase, to support the bill.
Minimum Wage Going Up in New York?
Buffalo State Senator Timothy Kennedy attended a rally in downtown Buffalo yesterday that was meant to generate more support for an increase in minimum wage. But, how close are they?
Kids Killed in New Mexico, Teenage Shooter
When is it going to end? All these shootings are overwhelming and selfless. Now, a 15 year old boy has fatally shot two adults and three children inside of their home right outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It's now being confirmed that the victims were all the part of the shooters family.
People Enraged Over New Gun Laws
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law that will have New York State seeing the toughest gun laws in the United States, the first big move in the country since the Sandy Hook Massacre  The measure, which passed with a 43-18 vote on Tuesday will cause strict bans on assault weapons and lowering standards…