Topic: Andrew Cuomo
New York has legalized gay marriage after a week of delays. Celebrations erupted and the Empire State building was lit up in rainbow pride colors.
06/25/2011 02:26 am
After hours of debate, the Republican-controlled New York Senate put off a vote on same-sex marriage until Friday. The sticking point remains exemptions to protect religious groups from civil lawsuits if they refuse to preside over same-sex ceremonies.
06/24/2011 01:32 am
Republicans in the Senate say they are concerned about protections for religious groups that don't want to perform a gay marriage, but more-political calculations could also be playing a role.
06/22/2011 08:40 pm
New York legislators could vote as early as Wednesday to legalize gay marriage in the state. New York would become the sixth state (plus Washington, D.C.) to permit gay marriage, and the third to approve it via a legislative bill and not a court decision. With gay marriage in California in legal limbo, it would also become the most populous state with gay marriage, potentially influencing legislators in other states, such as Maryland and Rhode Island. As a gay marriage vote inches closer in New York, here’s a list six things that would – and wouldn’t – happen should the bill pass.
06/21/2011 07:22 pm
In Facebook lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg calls shenanigans on Paul Ceglia's evidence. Will this derail the Ceglia / Facebook lawsuit?
06/02/2011 04:35 pm
New York's governor and Democratic leaders agree to cap local property taxes to 2 percent. But local taxpayers should decide that.
05/29/2011 10:30 pm
As states take unilateral actions on immigration, Obama lays out his administration's accomplishments with border security and makes the economic case for comprehensive immigration reform.
05/10/2011 02:02 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls the Indian Point nuclear power plant near New York City a 'catastrophe waiting to happen.' Federal nuclear power regulators promise to make Indian Point, which sits near a fault, a top priority in their review of seismic hazards.
03/23/2011 06:36 pm
The nuclear crisis in Japan grew more troubling Sunday as efforts to control the Fukushimi Daiichi nuclear power facility continued to hit unexpected roadblocks. But Energy Secretary Steven Chu says Americans "are in no danger" from radiation.
03/20/2011 03:26 pm
Bank taxes boost revenue 48 percent. But loss of state aid will mean laying off 4,000 teachers.
02/17/2011 08:55 am