Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes to head off looming Long Island Rail Road strike on July 20

The governor admits a strike July 20 would inconvenience hundreds of thousands of daily riders. (6/30/14)

WOODBURY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping to head off a Long Island Rail Road strike that may occur in less than three weeks.    

The governor admits a strike July 20 would inconvenience hundreds of thousands of daily riders.

The strike could also affect Cuomo's popularity just months before Election Day.

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Cuomo successfully helped avoid a strike between the MTA and the city's transit workers back in April.

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