New York Times

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s clemency pick, David Gilbert from Brink’s armored truck robbery, sparks outrage in New York

NANUET, Rockland County (WABC) — On his final day in office, Governor Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to one of the gang members behind the infamous Brink’s armored truck robbery in 1981. And that choice is sparking outrage in some circles. David Gilbert was the getaway driver in the politically motivated ambush at the Nanuet Mall […]

New York Times

With Kathy Hochul Taking Office, 9 Women Now Serve as Governors in U.S., Tying Record – NBC New York

Taking over on short notice for a scandal-plagued predecessor in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul began her tenure Tuesday with more than enough challenges for a new administration. She also began with an historic opportunity: Hochul is the first woman to hold one of the most prominent governorships in […]

New York Times

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo submits letter of resignation effective at midnight on Tuesday

NEW YORK (WABC) — Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted his letter of resignation to the New York State Assembly and Senate late Monday, effective at midnight. In the letter addressed to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie, Cuomo wrote: I hereby tender my resignation for the office […]