Andrew Cuomo

Cannabis

New York's Bodega Owners Want to Sell You (Legal) Weed

Recreational marijuana isn't yet legal in New York State, but corner stores are already angling for a piece of the action.
Alex Norcia
2.21.19
Tunnel Vision

Well, the L Train Shutdown Isn’t Happening Anymore

Cuomo-come-lately.
John Surico
1.3.19
Weed

Legalizing Weed Has Become a Race Between Lame Dads

New York and New Jersey are jockeying to see who might get it done first—a year after one of their governors called pot a "gateway drug."
Alex Norcia
12.19.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Sees Her Progressive Influence in Cuomo's 2019 Agenda

Former gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon took some credit for pushing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to the left on issues like reproductive rights and legalizing marijuana.
Marie Solis
12.18.18
politics

Democrats Are Getting Ever So Slowly Nudged to the Left

New York's big primary night shows how progressives are gaining ground even when they're not winning the big races.
John Surico
9.14.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Lost the Battle, But Progressive Women Won the War

Cynthia Nixon fell to Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday night, but the insurgent candidates who challenged former members of the Independent Democratic Conference sailed to victory.
Marie Solis
9.14.18
New York politics

Progressive Women Are Aligning to Break Up New York's Political Boys' Club

Women running in New York, like Cynthia Nixon, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Zephyr Teachout, have campaigned alongside each other, strategically forming a "sisterhood" to overthrow a bloc of sitting male incumbents.
Marie Solis
9.11.18
Bagels

Cynthia Nixon's Campaign Shaken by Terrible-Sounding Bagel Order

She had a good run.
Hannah Keyser
9.10.18
politics

Cynthia Nixon on Her Run for Governor and What It Means to Be a Miranda

"I was a daughter for a long time and then I became a mother," she said. "I became more comfortable with the idea of my own opinion mattering and being able to say it out loud."
Eve Peyser
9.10.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Doesn't Want a Salary if She's Elected Governor

At Wednesday night's New York gubernatorial debate, Nixon and opponent Governor Andrew Cuomo clashed over who was more "corporate."
Marie Solis
8.30.18
New York politics

Andrew Cuomo Received $25,000 Donation From Harvey Weinstein's Law Firm

The New York governor accepted the hefty donation at the same time he temporarily halted a probe into the handling of a 2015 case about Weinstein's alleged misconduct.
Marie Solis
8.29.18
Cannabis

Legal Weed Is a Reality in America, but Congress Refuses to Admit It

As New York moves toward legal recreational cannabis, the failure to enact nationwide reforms is becoming more glaring.
Kevin EG Perry
8.27.18
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