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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- President Donald Trump is set to meet with New York and New Jersey state and congressional officials, including Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, at the White House on Thursday about the " Gateway Project" to build a new tunnel under the Hudson River, two sources confirmed on Wednesday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey...

  • President Donald Trump steps from Air Force One

    New York and Washington state vowed to sue if immigrants who came to the US illegally as children are no longer protected from deportation.

  • Students protesting budget cuts at UC Berkeley. (File photo).

    About 20 percent of states have already enacted some form of free college tuition, and more legislation is on the way.

  • Daniel Loeb

    A financial backer of the New York governor accused State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins of having done "more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood."

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Officials at New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced leadership appointments on Thursday as the agency embarks on an emergency plan to fix New York City's subway system, the country's largest. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, who took the helm in June, said Patrick Foye would join the agency as president after Foye leaves his...

  • Rep. John Delaney, D-Md.

    After Trump's win, Democrats should prepare for a packed debate stage similar to the GOP in 2016, says National Review's Jim Geraghty.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 1- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday they will replace two top executives at the powerful bi-state agency that controls many of the region's most critical transportation assets. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Pat Foye, whom Cuomo appointed to the authority in 2011,...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- Half of the money spent so far from New York state's $10 billion in legal settlement windfall has gone to support the state budget rather than the capital projects for which it should be used, the state's chief fiscal watchdog said on Friday. Those measures include $850 million to offset Medicaid expenditures that the federal government...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- New York and New Jersey's bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said in a statement that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates JFK and several...

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  • NEW YORK, June 29- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced an extra $1 billion to repair the state's "decaying" public transportation system and loosened environmental regulations and other laws to help speed up the work. Under its current capital program, the state's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is spending $32.5 billion between 2015...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an extra $1 billion for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's capital program on Thursday and said he would declare a state of emergency because of the "wholly unacceptable" decline of New York's transit systems. Nearly half of that spending is going toward improvements in the New York City...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled an extra $1 billion for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's capital program on Thursday and said he will declare a state of emergency regarding the "wholly unacceptable" decline of New York's transit systems. Nearly half of that spending is going towards improvements in the New York City...

  • A Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker enters a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017, in New York City.

    "The MTA is an authority where the governor has a majority of appointees," George Pataki tells CNBC.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that Amtrak should pay for changes the state must make to accommodate repairs this summer at Pennsylvania Station, the country's busiest train hub. Amtrak's push to repair its Penn Station infrastructure from July 10 through Sept. 1 will take three key tracks out of service and disrupt commutes...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- A New York state judge has upheld the legal authority of the Tenant Protection Unit, a key initiative of Governor Andrew Cuomo to protect rent-regulated tenants from overcharges, harassment and intimidation by unscrupulous landlords. Cuomo on Tuesday called the decision by State Supreme Court Justice Richard Velasquez in Manhattan, which...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • NEWARK, N.J., May 31- Commutes into Manhattan for thousands of NJ Transit rail passengers will likely be 30 to 45 minutes longer every morning this summer as Amtrak fixes tracks at New York's Pennsylvania Station, officials said on Wednesday. Instead of being able to take a one-seat ride on NJ Transit's popular Morris& Essex Midtown Direct Line into New York this...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Amtrak said on Tuesday that it would cancel three round-trip trains every weekday between New York and Washington, D.C., when it starts major repairs this summer at New York's Pennsylvania Station. In what New York Governor Andrew Cuomo dubbed the "summer of agony," major disruptions are expected for riders as Amtrak replaces switches and rails in...