The program will also upgrade the Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing.
Thomas Prendergast is the well-respected current president of the MTA's NYC Transit.
The move, announced Wednesday, brings the tower to roughly 80 percent capacity.
Cuomo said proposed new measures will make it easier to prosecute corruption.
See what shape some of the city's favorite beaches are currently in after Hurricane Sandy.
NBC's bread-winners "America's Got Talent" and "The Tonight Show" are moving to New York City.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the decision was "irrational" and "negligent."
Reps. Jeffries and Meeks back revitalization of the old rail line.
Under the deal, the minimum wage will incease to $9 an hour by 2016.
Andrew Cuomo is in no hurry to fill post. Train buffs say it's because Thomas Prendergast runs the MTA.
The South Ferry station will open ahead of schedule after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
James Molinaro talked about new development projects, as well as rebuilding efforts after Sandy.
But local leaders say the project, which will replace a garage, is a bad fit for 125th Street.
Some local leaders say the state may be playing politics with the proposal.
President Barack Obama took a page from Mayor Bloomberg in his State of the Union speech.
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