Cuomo Pushes Storm Measures and Gun Control in Annual Address

Cuomo Pushes Storm Measures and Gun Control in Annual Address – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, rewriting his agenda after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the trauma of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre, proposed a number of measures on Wednesday intended to limit the damage from future storms and to reduce the scourge of gun violence. Mr. Cuomo, delivering his third annual State of the State address, called on lawmakers to approve the toughest assault weapons ban in the nation. And, displaying an unsual degree of speed for Albany, lawmakers seemed prepared to move quickly on the governor’s request.