Archive for the tag 'andrew cuomo'
Jimenez wins AG nod, Portelli for Comptroller
Howie Hawkins won the Green Party nomination for Governor in Troy on Saturday, setting up a rematch with Andrew Cuomo. Hawkins says he plans to challenge the 1% tag team of Cuomo and Republican nominee Astorino on economic, climate change and criminal justice issues. Hawkins also wants NY to go carbon free with a 100%, clean renewable energy by 2030, while providing a public living wage job to any New Yorker who needs one.
The Greens selected NYC Educator Brian Jones to highlight their opposition to Cuomo’s education policies promoting privatization of the education system, including his promotion of the Common Core agenda and charter schools. The Greens are seeking full funding to meet the educational needs of New Yorkers, including free tuition at CUNY and SUNY.
Flagrant transparency evasions and fundraising corruption puts Governor Cuomo on Citizen for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s ignominious list.
The report lists transgressions by King Andrew, including:Expanding government transparency loopholes to include Blackberry Pin-to-Pin messages, which are not stored on a server and so are essentially irrecoverable once deleted, and then conducting state business with aides almost exclusively over Pin-to-Pin. What’s next, Andy, Snapchat? Withhold documents from Cuomo’s time as Attorney General, and even remove previously public documents from NY State Archives. Appointing donors to state positions, and ...
Kids from rich and poor districts compete against each other in a high-stakes game designed to reinforce a rigid class system. The plot to Suzanne Collins’ smash hit The Hunger Games, or Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new scheme for $200 million in “competitive school grants”? Children apparently do not feel sufficiently pressured by the current battery of standardized tests, [...]