Andrew Cuomo

Weiner Joins A 'Live Fire' Campaign

Despite the jokes, disgraced pol’s comeback bid puts him in second place in Democratic field.

05/28/2013
Assistant Managing Editor

In his first appearance alongside rivals vying for the Democratic mayoral nomination Tuesday, Anthony Weiner didn’t have to try to stand out in the field.

After one week in the Democratic primary, Weiner finds himself in contention with frontrunner Chrtistine Quinn. Michael Datikash

Fracking Not The Answer To Energy Security

03/28/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

Energy companies are bombarding us with television commercials that claim hydrofracking, the controversial form of drilling for natural gas, should be allowed in New York State to increase America’s energy security. 

Rabbis Cause Furor With Their Explanations For Sandy

11/06/2012

Aside from the cleanup and days without power, and the continuous flow of heartbreaking stories, one of the most difficult parts of a disaster aftermath is the cacaphony of religious "explanations."

It happened after 9/11, after storms and hurricanes and earthquakes, and it can't help but happen after the devastating Hurricane Sandy.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Rabbi-rousing is "distasteful in times of tragedy."

Hynes Considering Expert Panel To Deal With Witness Intimidation By Rabbis

05/17/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is apparently considering convening “a law enforcement expert committee to think about an approach” to the problem of witness intimidation in ultra-Orthodox sex abuse cases, The Jewish Week has learned.

UJA-Fed. Braces As Proposed State Cuts Hit Three-Year High

02/08/2011
Assistant Managing Editor

Drastic cuts to reduce the state's $10 billion budget deficit proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo may cause agencies under the UJA-Federation umbrella to lose as much this year as they have in the past three years combined.

In what the federation calls a "gigantic challenge," agencies providing immigrant services, employment, child care programs will lose about $30 million in revenue and an additional $30 million in foregone funds, such as cost of living increases -- roughly the amount of funding that has been decreased since 2008.

Gov. Cuomo’s budget ax seen hitting the Jewish community hard.

Second Cuomo Administration Takes Shape

Aides reached out to N.Y. Board of Rabbis regarding Sabbath inauguration; inner circle said to understand social service needs.

12/21/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

With Andrew Cuomo set to take office as New York’s 56th governor on Jan. 1, a Saturday, his aides contacted the New York Board of Rabbis last week to assess whether the Sabbath inauguration would cause any offense.

Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo: The Lost Interview

11/05/2010

In early September 2002, Andrew Cuomo, struggling to gain traction in a Democratic primary battle against state comptroller H. Carl McCall, visited The Jewish Week for an extensive interview. The interview was set to run alongside one with McCall when, on Sept. 3, Cuomo suddenly dropped out of the race, under pressure from fellow Democrats to avoid splitting the party and to present a united front against Republican George Pataki, who would defeat McCall to win a third term in office. As a result, the below interview was never published.

Election Night 2010

The Jewish Week's Adam Dickter reports from the Democratic victory party in Manhattan,  with speeches by Sen. Charles Schumer, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand and Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo.

The Jewish Week Interviews Attorney General-Elect Eric Schneiderman

State Sen. Eric Schneiderman discusses his campaign for attorney general, school vouchers, Albany scandals, Al Sharpton and more in an interview with The Jewish Week's Adam Dickt

Jewish Candidate For Governor Sees An Opportunity

10/12/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

In his words, he hasn't bumped his head and awakened with the idea that he's actually going to be the next governor.

But as the Republican and Conservative Party candidate, Carl Paladino seems to be alienating mainstream voters, and even a few on the conservative right, with his strong anti-gay rhetoric, Warren Redlich sees an opportunity.

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