A new Siena College poll shows 77 percent of New Yorkers have a “favorable” impression of Governor Andrew Cuomo and most voters support key elements of his 2012 agenda. The poll also showed strong support for President Barack Obama and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Siena also polled voters on the Republican presidential candidates. Though all of the potential GOP nominees scored far lower numbers than President Obama in the poll, New Yorkers clearly have an especially strong distaste for Newt Gingrich.
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Less Money Mo' Problems
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a report saying revenues from all governmental fund tax collections for the past six months were $391.9 million short of projections. According to Mr. DiNapoli, the data showed a “continued need for caution this year and next” and the lagging tax revenues could have a big impact on Albany budget talks.
A new report from New York State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says 10,000 Wall Street workers will lose their jobs by the end of next year due to lower earnings in the second half of 2011. Mr. DiNapoli said the bad times ahead on Wall Street will have major consequences for the entire Empire State.