Governor Cuomo’s proposal for a Women’s Equality Act has been praised by many legislators and women’s groups. But not everybody is applauding. The announcement of a Women’s Equality Act at Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech drew some of the biggest cheers. “Because it’s her body, it’s her choice!” the governor chanted repeatedly to enthusiastic applause.
The Catholic Church as weighed in on raising the state’s minimum wage, but Governor Cuomo says the chances of an increase becoming law are “dubious”.