Cuomo’s post-Moreland reforms, so far, are a bust

Campaign finance package agreed to with Legislature off to a weak start. ⧸ Full Story

Release of FEMA funds not guaranteed

Veterans of past disasters say cities and counties must 'document everything' — or lose millions in federal aid ⧸ Full Story

Cuomo’s Mr. Fix-it

State operations chief Howard Glaser has long stood by the governor's side ⧸ Full Story

Leaner government storm response one year after Irene

New York greets Hurricane Sandy with fewer shelters and state troopers — and a shorter timeline for evacuation ⧸ Full Story

Schools fight dominates record spending on lobbying

Introducing The Lobbies at the Top, the New York World's guide to influence in Albany ⧸ Full Story

Does Cuomo reporter file make him the Nixon of Albany?

Dossie highlighted items by a reporter deemed "GENERALLY SNARKY" ⧸ Full Story

How does New York State change its constitution?

Earlier this month, the New York State Senate and Assembly reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in which they pledged to introduce a constitutional amendment that would create an independent commission to draw future legislative districts. Gov. Cuomo declared, “This agreement will permanently reform the redistricting process in New York to once and for… ⧸ Full Story

The Daily Q: What happens if New York fails to create a health insurance exchange?

It’s coming down to the wire: New York State has about three months to create a state-sponsored health care insurance exchange as part of the federal Affordable Care Act. Currently both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Assembly are in favor of a bill that would create an exchange, while Senate Republicans say they need… ⧸ Full Story

The Daily Q: When have New York governors bypassed public review to get laws passed?

Between midnight and dawn last Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo used emergency measures to push a major package of laws through the state legislature. So-called “messages of necessity” were designed to be used only during emergencies and bypass the normal three-day waiting period that allows the public and press to review bills before the legislature takes… ⧸ Full Story

Sunshine Week sheds no new light on Cuomo’s official records

A deadline has come and gone for a promised peek at Andrew Cuomo's attorney general records ⧸ Full Story

Spitzer: Cuomo should take redistricting out of legislature’s hands

Former governor weighs in on the current one's pledge to reform drawing of legislative district lines ⧸ Full Story

Cuomo’s Manhattan landlord hopes to double its money

Office space sold by the Pataki administration in a highly scrutinized deal — and currently occupied by Gov. Cuomo — is on the market for millions of dollars more than the state received ⧸ Full Story

The mystery of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s missing records

A year after he left office as state attorney general, files have not appeared in the State Archives ⧸ Full Story

Cuomo’s counselor reveals secrets behind his boss’ success

A former top aide to the governor speaks from behind the scenes ⧸ Full Story

How Cuomo’s tax reform lowers rates for top earners

What you'll pay under the new state tax deal — less, if you're a millionaire ⧸ Full Story

Wealthiest New Yorkers will pay less under Cuomo’s tax reform

State tax overhaul will reduce bills for the wealthiest by removing a surcharge ⧸ Full Story