Who is Andrew Cuomo?
Born on December 6, 1957 Andrew Cuomo is the current Governor of the state of New York. Cuomo assumed office on January 1, 2011 following his post as the state’s 64th Attorney General. In addition to serving as the New York State Attorney General, Cuomo was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
What did Andrew Cuomo do as New York State Attorney General?
Andrew Cuomo, while serving as the New York State Attorney General, accomplished a number of tasks that ultimately helped citizens progress through the decade. For instance, in July of 2007 Andrew Cuomo and the New York State office attorney general admonished the Spitzer administration for ordering the State Police to house special records of then-Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno’s location when he traveled with police escorts in New York City.
Later in the same year, Andrew Cuomo and his office were active in a high profile police investigation regarding the lending practices and anti-competitive relationships formed between student lenders and universities. In a more specific sense, Andrew Cuomo was attempting to crack-down on how universities steered students to “preferred lending institutions”, which ultimately resulted in those borrowers taking on loans with exorbitant rates.