New York governor Andrew Cuomo signs legalization bill for recreational marijuana

New York’s legalization of recreational marijuana could generate $5 billion in sales for the first year and raises pressure on other states to follow the 16 that have now approved the plant for everyday use, the head of one of the country’s biggest producers said on Wednesday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed… Read More New York governor Andrew Cuomo signs legalization bill for recreational marijuana

$1billion injected into dying transportation system as New York governor struggles to revive it

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced an extra $1 billion to repair the state’s “decaying” public transportation system and loosened environmental regulations and other laws to help speed up the work. Under its current capital program, the state’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is spending $32.5 billion between 2015 and 2019 to upgrade aging transit… Read More $1billion injected into dying transportation system as New York governor struggles to revive it