Governor Cuomo wants tougher criteria to evaluate New York State teachers.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed tougher criteria to evaluate teachers including greater use of student test scores, more rigorous observation in the classroom and a higher bar to gain an overall positive rating.
Latino health care providers will make a last-ditch effort to get the Legislature to roll back some Medicaid changes they say will hurt Hispanics and others in New York’s poor neighborhoods.
The organizations Hispanic Mental Health Professionals, Latino Commission on AIDS and the Hispanic Federation oppose parts of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Medicaid overhaul in his proposed state budget that will force managed care.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing more than $25 million in cuts to senior services in New York City.
The fate of more than a hundred senior centers in New York City is hanging in the balance, and that has a lot of older New Yorkers concerned. The Bloomberg administration is threatening closings because of proposed state budget cuts.
In the 1970s, former New York
In his state of the budget address earlier this month, Cuomo proposed a reduction of juvenile beds from 1,209 to 833. He also wants to reduce the Office of Child and Family Services’ budget by $149 million and provide reimbursement incentives for local alternatives to incarceration for low and medium risk juvenile offenders.
The Democratic Senator says New Jersey Governor Christie's decision to pull the plug on the Trans-Hudson Rail Project was a huge mistake.
It's been three months since New Jersey Governor Chris Christie nixed the ARC rail tunnel project, and New York State Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing to get the project back in the works.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he was "shocked" to learn 28 top officers in the state police got raises of more than $20,000 last month as some 900 state workers were facing layoffs.
The new governor says he'll review the increases, which were requested by the police agency after a union agreement bumped some salaries to $170,756, topping executive staff pay.