Thunder, lightning and drenching rains might have made a bigger bang to open the New York State Fair then Andrew Cuomo did. But the governor did eventually cut the ribbon to start this year’s event. The state invested pretty heavily into the fairgrounds themselves while the property has an interim director. Cuomo might not rush to name a new head.
A bill sits on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk that could make it easier for veterans to afford to go to college here in New York. The Student Assembly of the State University of New York is lobbying for the measure. Communications Director Juliann Schindler explains it would open SUNY campuses to out-of-state vets.
Central New York health agencies are praising Governor Cuomo’s efforts to put an end to the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Governor Cuomo announced his plan on Sunday, the same day as New York City’s PRIDE Parade. Cuomo’s goal is to reduce the number of HIV infections to 750 cases a year by the year 2020.
The newly minted G-O-P hopeful for governor made clear distinctions between himself and Governor Cuomo in a visit to Syracuse today. Rob Astorino entered the race Wednesday. He believes most people would come to the conclusion that New York is ‘losing.’