Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign is exploring the possibility of creating a new ballot line dedicated to women’s equality issues.

GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt praised Cuomo for his support of the state’s high technology sector and for working to bring a new, business-friendly attitude to state government.

A judge rapped state Senate candidate Robert Jackson and his wife, Faika, for failing to disclose medical information related to a negligence lawsuit they filed against the city and Fairway supermarket four years ago.

Uber has hired Rudy Giuliani’s eponymous security consultancy, Giuliani Partners, to conduct a months-long audit of the car service’s background screening practices for its drivers.

Giuliani blasted NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio over the airwaves for keeping his plans to visit Italy with his family on track with a possible LIRR strike just days away.

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said his office is undertaking an audit of the state’s $200 million ad campaign that promotes New York’s business climate and tourism.

DiNapoli estimated a potential LIRR strike could cause up to $50 million in lost economic activity each day.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger underwent heart surgery to replace an aortic valve at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Islip Supervisor Tom Croci announced he will run for seat being vacated by Sen. Lee Zeldin after Anthony Senft dropped out of the race.

A super PAC backing Hillary Clinton for president collected $2.5 million in the past three months – 47 percent more than it  raised in the first quarter of the year.

Former Gov. David Paterson didn’t seem too impressed with the recent attacks by the state Democratic Party he now heads against GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino.

At least three current or former staffers and campaign officials for Sen. George Maziarz have been served with grand jury subpoenas by investigators for the US Attorney’s office.

Paterson didn’t appreciate a statement from the party that included a quote attributed to him calling Astorino “poor little Robbie.”

Chelsea Clinton served a single day of jury duty.

Cuomo brushed off recent bad news for the gaming industry, saying that the private sector and not the state will determine “the scale and scope” of casino operations coming soon to upstate.

The drone that recorded footage at Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s wedding appears to have violated FAA rules.

Steven Casey, who has served as Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s political alter ego for more than a decade, has resigned as deputy mayor to head the multi-million dollar development proposed for the old Seneca Mall.

The Interstate 81 project could temporarily displace 600 to 1,000 people living in public housing near the highway.