I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.— Andrew Cuomo
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We need marriage equality in every state in this nation.
Otherwise, no state really has marriage equality, and we will not rest until it is a reality.
I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
I am against the death penalty.
I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.
I respect the state workers and I respect their unions, but we simply can't afford to pay benefits and pensions that are out of line with economic reality.
Their problem is not me and the Democrats;
their problem is themselves. Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay? Is that who they are? Because if that's who they are and they're the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York.
I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive.
I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
New York State is upside down and backwards;
high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.
The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act.
There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed.
There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do.
I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation.
I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?
Showed good business judgment, knowing that these continued lawsuits would be the untimely death of the gun industry.
New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance.
I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet.
The other states look to New York for the progressive direction.
New York made a powerful statement [legalizing marriage equality], not just for the people of New York, but for people all across this nation.
I don't know people who don't say 'boy, the government is working better now.'
The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development.
I never thought I would be divorced.
I'm in politics. I'm in government, so nothing surprises me.
I don't think anyone would argue with the notion that there have been serious abuses on Wall Street.
I haven't lost my head yet.
Lesson from Pataki's success is: Use the political moment.
I have a portrait of Saint Thomas More in my office.
There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.
If I'm breathing in 2016, I'll be happy.
I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
He was the keynote speaker for our better angels.
I did experiment with marijuana when I was a youth.
Flooding damage is not customary for New York, especially downstate.