|56th Governor of New York|
|Assumed office |
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||David Paterson|
|64th Attorney General of New York|
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010
|Preceded by||Eliot Spitzer|
|Succeeded by||Eric Schneiderman|
|11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development|
January 29, 1997 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Henry Cisneros|
|Succeeded by||Mel Martinez|
|Assistant Secretary of|
Housing and Urban Development
Andrew Mark Cuomo
December 6, 1957
Queens, New York
|Spouse(s)||Kerry Kennedy (1990–2005)|
|Residence||New York State Executive Mansion|
|Alma mater||Fordham University|
Albany Law School (J.D.)
Andrew Mark Cuomo (born December 6, 1957) is the 56th and current Governor of New York State.
He was 64th New York State Attorney General and the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Bill Clinton.
Cuomo has promoted several policies:
- Legalizing same-sex marriage
- Tough laws against guns
- Allowing businesses not to pay taxes for some time in some parts of the state
- Continuing the moratorium (delay) on hydraulic fracturing for extracting (taking out) petroleum and natural gas
- With other politicians, he started the United States Climate Alliance, a group of states intending to stop climate change by following the terms of the Paris Climate Accords.
He was reelected governor in 2014.
References[change | change source]
- "Inslee, New York Governor Cuomo, and California Governor Brown announce formation of United States Climate Alliance | Governor Jay Inslee". governor.wa.gov. June 1, 2017. Retrieved June 2, 2017.