December 22, 2010 |
A lawsuit filed against accounting giant Ernst & Young marks one of the biggest government efforts to date to assign blame for the financial crisis. The suit by Andrew Cuomo, the outgoing New York state attorney general, accuses Ernst & Young of helping Lehman Bros. cover up its declining health in the months before the investment bank's collapse in September 2008. Cuomo's complaint, filed in state court, focuses on a set of short-term transactions, begun in 2001, that allowed Lehman to look healthier and less risky when it reported quarterly financial data.
September 4, 2012 |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Zipping around Charlotte this week, Martin O'Malley has the air of a runner seeking a head start in a race where his competitors aren't even in the starting gates. Maryland's governor seems to be everywhere at the Democratic National Convention. He has delegation breakfasts, panel discussions and network interviews in a packed schedule that also includes a role in the opening of the convention Tuesday night, and then a prime-time speech from the podium. After that: a jam session with O'Malley's March, his Irish rock band.
January 31, 2001 |
Hoping to follow in his father's footsteps, Andrew Cuomo filed papers to run in the Democratic primary for governor of New York. The current occupant is Gov. George Pataki, the Republican who ousted Cuomo's father, Mario M. Cuomo, in 1994 and who has said he will likely run for a third term. Cuomo, just completed four years as Housing and Urban Development secretary for President Clinton and has never run for elective office.
August 22, 2000 |
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo says he thinks his eldest son, federal Housing Secretary Andrew Cuomo, will run for governor of New York in 2002. But the elder Cuomo said in Albany that "unless Andrew is lying to me," his son has not yet completely committed to the race. "It looks to me like he would run, but he has not committed and he is smart not to," the former governor said.
November 9, 2007 |
The federal regulator who oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac accused New York's attorney general of overstating risks the mortgage finance companies face from faulty home appraisals. James B. Lockhart, director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, sent a letter to Atty. Gen. Andrew Cuomo a day after he subpoenaed government-sponsored Fannie and Freddie in a probe of inflated appraisals.
August 17, 2007 |
New York Atty. Gen. Andrew Cuomo warned health insurers Aetna Inc. and Cigna Corp. on Thursday that planned programs that rank physicians on quality and cost would be likely to confuse or deceive consumers. In letters to the insurers, Cuomo took issue with the design of Aetna Aexcel and Cigna Care Network programs that would encourage members to use specialists whom the insurers have identified as delivering quality care while containing costs.
February 16, 1990 |
Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, is planning a spring wedding to Andrew Cuomo, the son of New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, bringing together two of the most prominent Democratic Party families in the country. A date has not been set for the wedding, according to Ethel Kennedy, the bride's mother. Cuomo, 32, a close adviser to his father, runs a program to build housing for the homeless in New York state. Kennedy, 30, is head of the Robert F.
April 19, 2002 |
Andrew Cuomo has opened a double-digit lead over his rival for the Democratic nomination for governor and has gone on the attack against Republican Gov. George Pataki, whom he trails by a wide margin. A Quinnipiac University poll showed Cuomo leading state Comptroller H. Carl McCall, 44% to 30%. Cuomo's lead has doubled since late February. The new Quinnipiac poll also showed Cuomo, the son of former Gov. Mario Cuomo, trailing Pataki, 54% to 30%.
January 22, 2013 |
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants a five-year sequel to the state's popular film and television tax credit program. As part of a budget unveiled Tuesday, Cuomo proposed extending New York's $420-million annual tax credit program five more years. The budget also proposes reducing restrictions on claiming the state's post-production portion of the credit and additional reporting to "document the effectiveness of the credit in creating jobs," according to a statement from the governor's office.