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Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Digital Command Center to Monitor NYPA Power Plant Operations, Encourage Energy Innovation, and Improve Operational Efficiencies

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Digital Command Center to Monitor NYPA Power Plant Operations, Encourage Energy Innovation, and Improve Operational Efficiencies

Center is Latest Example of Governor Cuomo’s Investment in Clean Energy Technology and Innovation and Advances State’s Goal for NYPA to Become Nation’s First All-Digital Utility NYPA and GE Collaborate Using Predictive Analytics to Improve System Performance and Reduce Operating Costs by Forecasting and Proactively Addressing Potential Problems at Generation and Transmission Facilities Governor Andrew […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of Freight Rail Service on New Portageville Bridge

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of Freight Rail Service on New Portageville Bridge

Replacement of Historic Crossing in Letchworth State Park Will Protect the Long-Term Viability of New York State’s Freight Rail Network and Support Economic Growth Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the start of freight rail service on the new Portageville Bridge in Letchworth State Park. The new bridge will allow Norfolk Southern Railway to continue […]

Assemblymember Cahill Announces Package of Improvements to the Insurance Industry Has Become Law

Assemblymember Cahill Announces Package of Improvements to the Insurance Industry Has Become Law

Assemblymember Kevin Cahill (D-Kingston) announced signature by the Governor of three bills relating to the insurance industry.  These new laws address protections on neonatal coverage, modernizing mortgage insurance for homebuyers and extending the State’s reporting requirement regarding the renewal of auto-insurance policies in New York.  “As Chair of the Assembly’s Insurance Committee, I am pleased to […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $44 Million in Grants for Vital Capital Region Water Infrastructure Improvements

Governor Cuomo Announces $44 Million in Grants for Vital Capital Region Water Infrastructure Improvements

Record Levels of Funding Will Leverage $175 Million in Water Quality Investments, Providing $97 Million in Taxpayer Savings Investment Will Support the Creation of 2,800 jobs New Jobs in the Capital Region Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced nearly $44 million in grants to support 24 essential drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the […]

New Coalition to Push for Cleaner, Reliable & Affordable Energy

New Coalition to Push for Cleaner, Reliable & Affordable Energy

New Yorkers for Affordable Energy supports Natural Gas as a catalyst for job growth – launch new website, www.affordableenergyny.com. Albany, NY – Community, labor and business leaders from across the state joined today to announce the launch of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition dedicated to supporting access to cleaner, reliable and affordable sources […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the following appointments to his administration, adding to a team committed to implementing his bold agenda. “From tuition-free college for the middle class to the nation’s boldest infrastructure agenda, our administration has an unprecedented record of success in fighting for greater social and economic opportunities for all,” Governor Cuomo said. “These […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $25 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide

Governor Cuomo Announces $25 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $25 million to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York. The grants, awarded through the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program, will support projects that strengthen infrastructure and economic development vital to the movement of goods throughout the state. The grants will leverage an additional $5.4 […]

2016 New York State Election Results

2016 New York State Election Results

U.S. Senate Charles Schumer (D) def. Wendy Long (R) U.S. Congress CD1: Lee Zeldin (R) def. Anna Throne-Hoist (D) CD2: Peter King (R) def. Du Wayne Gregory (D) CD3: Thomas Suozzi (D) def. Jack Martins (R) CD4: Kathleen Rice (D) def. David Gurfein (R) CD5: Gregory Meeks (D) def. Michael O’Reilly (R) CD6: Grace Meng […]

NYSERDA and DEC Partner with Short Line Railroads in Utica and Cooperstown to Decrease Diesel Use and Pollution

NYSERDA and DEC Partner with Short Line Railroads in Utica and Cooperstown to Decrease Diesel Use and Pollution

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have partnered with two short line railroad companies to help them decrease fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions by keeping locomotive engines warm overnight in cold weather without idling. The projects advance the State’s goal to reduce greenhouse […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $16.3 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide

Governor Cuomo Announces $16.3 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $16.3 million to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York State. These grants, from the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program, will support projects that strengthen infrastructure vital to the movement of goods throughout the state, as well as support economic development by leveraging an additional […]