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Round Two for Gov. Cuomo


Gov. Andrew Cuomo is likely to find his next four years in office a lot harder than his first term. With Republicans more solidly in control of the State Senate, his promise Tuesday night to make Albany “the progressive capital of the nation” sounds more challenging than ever.

Pump up the pressure on Cuomo on fracking: Glick







An anti-fracking forum organized by Assemblymember Deborah Glick urged voters a week before Election Day to step up the pressure on Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York State.

Fracking Issues Discussed After Cuomo Wins Another Term

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One issue that wasn't on the ballot but was very much on the mind of many voters in the area: fracking.

Now that Governor Cuomo has won re-election, could his victory finally spur a decision on whether the state will allow the drilling practice?

Anti-Hydrofracking Activists Hope to Pressure Cuomo into Health Impact Study

On another front, anti-hydrofracking activists are reaching out to the donors of Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Organizers are hoping to pressure the governor into starting a comprehensive public health impact study on hydrofracking.

About 500 donors to Cuomo's campaign will receive this letter. The letter talks about how activists claim the current health department review is inadequate.

Writers are hoping donors will pick up their phones and reach out to the governor.

What impact can fracking have on our health?

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Do you know what impact fracking has on our health?

That was the question being posed by representatives of environmental groups and citizen organizations.

Auburn reinstates ban on accepting gas drilling wastewater

AUBURN | For the second time in four years, Auburn officials have banned the city's waste water treatment plant from accepting water produced as a byproduct of natural gas drilling.

Members of the Auburn City Council re-instituted the ban during Thursday night's meeting by a 4-1 vote. The results were met with a round of applause from a handful of spectators at Auburn City Hall.

Cuomo foes dog him on fracking

ALBANY – Plenty has changed since Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office nearly four years ago.

Same-sex marriage has been legalized. Local property-tax increases have been capped. Income-tax brackets have been tweaked. Tougher gun-control measures are in place.

The gas-rich Marcellus Shale, however, is the same as it ever was in New York.

Pegula's riches come from fracking, not allowed in NY

ALBANY – During a campaign stop Wednesday in Buffalo, Gov. Andrew Cuomo heaped praise on Terry Pegula.

And with good reason: Pegula and his wife, Kim, had just reached a tentative $1.4 billion deal to buy the Buffalo Bills and keep the football team in western New York.

In visit to Ithaca, little-known challenger to Gov. Cuomo promises ‘upset of the century’




Ithaca, N.Y. — Zephyr Teachout, who is competing against Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary, visited Ithaca on Saturday.

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