Cuomo distances himself from disgraced pal after conviction

Cuomo distances himself from disgraced pal after conviction

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who once called Alain Kaloyeros a genius and “New York’s secret weapon,” acted Friday like he barely knew the guy he entrusted with the corruption-ridden “Buffalo Billion” project. Cuomo’s remarks came just a day after a federal jury in…

Buffalo Billion trial has exposed Cuomo’s corruption

Buffalo Billion trial has exposed Cuomo’s corruption

The Buffalo Billion case heads to the jury this week. Whatever the verdicts, the trial has further exposed the massive corruption of Gov. Cuomo’s economic-development apparatus — which continues to chug along without reform. The czar of the Buffalo effort, SUNY Polytechnic…

N​ew York finally ready to pass​ anti-‘Revenge Porn’ law

N​ew York finally ready to pass​ anti-‘Revenge Porn’ law

The courageous voices of thousands of revenge porn victims have finally been heard. A bill outlawing the practice passed the state ​A​ssembly’s Codes Committee on Thursday​, putting it on the fast track to ​Gov. Cuomo’s desk after five years of protracted debates,…

Cuomo must stop picking gun control fights

Cuomo must stop picking gun control fights

With eight days left on the legislative calendar, Gov. Cuomo has introduced a “red flag”-order bill that adds teachers and school officials to the list of individuals who can ask a judge to remove firearms from someone exhibiting threatening and violent behavior….

Working Families Party makes surprising moves to pick candidates

Working Families Party makes surprising moves to pick candidates

The Working Families Party is seeing double – or maybe just cross-eyed. The party took a surprising and confusing stance on the state attorney general race at its convention Saturday, throwing support behind both Letitia James, the city’s public advocate, and outspoken…

State Democrats plan to endorse marijuana legalization

State Democrats plan to endorse marijuana legalization

New York Democrats are going to pot! The state Democratic Party plans to pass a resolution at its convention next week to endorse the legalization of marijuana, according to a draft document obtained by The Post. The planning document for the May…

Cuomo backs Hochul to compete against Democrat

Cuomo backs Hochul to compete against Democrat

Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged his lieutenant governor to take on US Rep. Chris Collins this year, upsetting the fellow Democrat who’s already in the race. “There is a very strong feeling that Kathy Hochul would be a great congressional candidate for that…

Cuomo’s about to crush New York restaurants

Cuomo’s about to crush New York restaurants

It’s déjà vu all over again. Less than four years after Gov. Cuomo convened a wage board to study tipped-employee pay, the Labor Department will hold a series of hearings to decide whether New York should follow seven other states and eliminate…

Cuomo steps up against New York’s failing sex-trafficking laws

Cuomo steps up against New York’s failing sex-trafficking laws

We’re glad to hear Gov. Cuomo pledge to back long-stalled efforts to toughen New York’s sex-trafficking laws — and look forward to his trademark all-hands push to make it happen. This week’s horrifying Post exposés of underage trafficking flagged the embarrassing fact…

Cuomo grants parolees the right to vote

Cuomo grants parolees the right to vote

Appealing to his left flank, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday that he’s signed an executive order to give convicted felons on parole the right to vote. “In this state, when you’re released from prison and you’re on parole, you still don’t have the…

Scenes from the New York ‘progressive purity’ circus

Scenes from the New York ‘progressive purity’ circus

If nothing else, the battle for progressive purity in this year’s race for governor is quite the circus. As he faces a primary challenge from Mayor Bill de Blasio ally Cynthia Nixon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has suddenly claimed to be in “lockstep”…

Cuomo releases taxes while Nixon stays quiet

Cuomo releases taxes while Nixon stays quiet

Gov. Cuomo’s left-wing challenger, Cynthia Nixon, stayed mum about her taxes as he released his 2017 returns to reporters on Tuesday. Elected officials and candidates often share their returns as a transparency measure, but a rep for the “Sex and the City”…

Cuomo’s revenge on the Working Families Party

Cuomo’s revenge on the Working Families Party

Now that the progressive Working Families Party has endorsed Cynthia Nixon over Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the big question is: How far will he go to destroy the WFP? On Sunday, The Post’s Carl Campanile reported, WFP Director Bill Lipton quoted the gov…

Cynthia Nixon gets the New York Magazine treatment

Cynthia Nixon gets the New York Magazine treatment

New York magazine is showing its stripes in the read of the week — with a fawning but informative cover story on Cynthia Nixon. The progressive “Sex and the City” actress, who is running for governor against Andrew Cuomo, shows her Tony…

Politicizing New York’s parole system

Politicizing New York’s parole system

Tana Agostini certainly had a lot of experience with the criminal-justice system when Gov. Cuomo named her to the Parole Board: She’d not only been a staffer for the state Assembly committee that oversees the prisons, she’d fallen in love with a…

Cuomo’s dug New York into a giant tax trap

Cuomo’s dug New York into a giant tax trap

The opening salvo of Cynthia Nixon’s challenge to Gov. Cuomo included a claim guaranteed to stir the passions of true-blue progressives: Cuomo, she said, “has given massive tax breaks to corporations and the super-rich.” But aside from extending $420 million a year…

Working Families Party endorses Cynthia Nixon

Working Families Party endorses Cynthia Nixon

Actress Cynthia Nixon was endorsed for governor by the Working Families Party on Saturday – an expected embarrassment that rival Gov. Cuomo tried to sidestep by insisting he didn’t want the progressive party’s support anyway. “We have had it with corruption and…

Nixon has Cuomo scrambling on all fronts

Nixon has Cuomo scrambling on all fronts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to rush left, driven by the “Nixon Effect” — even though Cynthia Nixon trails him by more than 40 points in the polls. The latest: Just days after the challenger came out in favor of full pot legalization,…