Good morning! The snow has stopped, hopefully for the last time this season. Now the dig out begins. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany and New York City today.

Happening today:

At 11 a.m., Cuomo and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be holding a conference call to discuss the Democracy Agenda.

At 11:30 a.m., The members of the Independent Democratic Conference will present the investigative report with a new survey of tenants on mold and mold remediation in NYCHA apartments. 250 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York City.

At 3 p.m., de Blasio will hold a town hall, Vanderbilt YMCA, 224 East 47th St, New York City.

At 5 p.m., Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will hold a regional rally direct care workers the state budget. Robb Alley in Proctors, Schenectady.

At 5:30 p.m., Zephyr Teachout will be special guest at State Senate candidate Robert Jackson fundraising event on Upper West Side. The Parlour, 250 West 86th Street, New York City.

At 6:30 p.m., de Blasio will deliver remarks, Gracie Mansion, 88th Street and East End Avenue, New York City.

Headlines:

Heavy snow and strong winds battered the city as New Yorkers deal with the second nor’easter in a week.

Many travelers leaving out of Syracuse were stuck with no place to go. Commuters looking to get to their destination from the Regional Transportation Center Wednesday said they didn’t know they couldn’t leave.

Westchester County Executive George Latimer called on the heads of the metropolitan area’s utilities to resign after their poor response to last week’s storm.

Ignoring his lawyers’ advice, President Trump has apparently spoken to witnesses who have spoken with Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

Mueller has also gathered evidence that a meeting in 2017 was meant to establish a backchannel between the White House and the Kremlin.

Despite pushback from the National Rifle Association, lawmakers in Florida are supporting new gun control legislation.

Home sales are the weakest they have been in years, given tax changes, higher interest rates and prices playing a factor.

It was supposed to be about the weather, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s conference call with reporters on Wednesday morning got political, and a little strange, when the governor was asked if he thought Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing his friend, actor Cynthia Nixon, to run for governor.

Cuomo jokingly suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin may have had something to do with Nixon’s potential campaign.

One is the city’s public housing. The other is the pace of closing Rikers Island. Both are clubs the governor uses to whack the mayor, repeatedly.

When he ran for mayor, Bill de Blasio vowed to boost the numbers of black and Hispanic children accepted into the city’s eight specialized high schools, which rely on the same high-stakes entrance test.

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill says the media should start focusing less on the bad apples in the police department and more on the improvements at the NYPD.

Mayor de Blasio’s second choice for schools chancellor is under scrutiny after a Supreme Court filing revealed he sank the career of a woman who had scolded him for flirting with a woman who wasn’t his wife.

New legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Jacobs centers on the Department of Motor Vehicles and its sales of customer information.

From banning the sale of possession of bump stocks to allowing courts to prohibit domestic violence abusers or people deemed extreme risks from purchasing guns, Democrat Sean Ryan said the legislation the Assembly passed this week is commonsense, plain and simple.

The psychologist hired by the city of Buffalo to do psychological exams for Buffalo Police and Fire applicants has resigned following public outcry.

From local construction projects to area automotive plants, steel is an important component in keeping those industries running. Now, with talk of a tariff on imported steel and aluminum, some workers’ unions are concerned.

President Trump is set to formalize the new tariffs, but exemptions for countries like Canada and Mexico are possible.

Republican Assemblyman Andy Goodell isn’t convinced the Child Victims Act would help stop sexual abuse of children.

A member of the Cheektowaga Town Council is calling on a fellow member to step down.

Hundreds of veterans came to the Harro East Ballroom in Rochester on Wednesday to connect with a variety of service providers around the area who aim to help those who have served.

Thursday marks the one year anniversary of a devastating windstorm that left behind a path of destruction all across Monroe County.

For almost 18 months, the Gates to Recovery addiction services center has been helping those battling against opioid addiction. Now, the center is hoping to help even more by opening two satellite locations later this month.

Some students say they were fearful for their lives after Monroe Community College erroneously sent out a message regarding an immediate lockdown at its Brighton campus.

New York City has appointed its first mayor for “nightlife” as part of de Blasio’s effort to stoke the after-dark industry in the city that never sleeps.

A prominent transit expert in a report is calling for congestion fees for ride hailing cars and taxis to be as high as $50, saying the current figures under discussion are too low.

Forty-six percent of the 96 films premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival are directed by women — a record for Tribeca — including the festival’s closing night selection: Liz Garbus’ New York Times documentary “The Fourth Estate.”

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling for stepped-up efforts to control nutrient pollution responsible for algae blooms in Lake Erie, but isn’t proposing more federal regulations to accomplish the task.

Cuomo says President Donald Trump’s attempt to block funding for a multi-billion-dollar railway tunnel under the Hudson River is politics at its worst.

Cuomo urged the president to go with his gut and support new gun control measures after last month’s Parkland, Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people.

John DeFrancisco, the deputy majority leader in the Senate and a Republican candidate for governor, called for a special prosecutor to investigate why Joe Percoco was hanging out in the governor’s office during the 2014 campaign.

After searching for a good comptroller candidate, Jonathan Trichter settled on himself.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to eliminate certain tax breaks in order to help pay for infrastructure projects.

Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini is providing training to his prosecutors with the goal of sharing more evidence with defense attorneys.