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NY lawmakers agree to strip Cuomo of pandemic-related emergency powers...
New York state lawmakers on Tuesday reached an agreement to strip Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of his pandemic-related emergency powers as he faces two controversies and calls for his resignation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-03-02 23:31 UTC
Cuomo aide admits they hid nursing home data so feds wouldn't find out...
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Governor Cuomo's top aide privately apologized to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state's nursing-home death toll from COVID-19 — telling them "we froze" out of fear the true numbers would "be used against us" by fed
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-13 01:41 UTC
Gov. Cuomo flip-flops on vaccinating NY restaurant workers...
Local governments can now administer doses to restaurant workers if they choose.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-02 23:12 UTC
Fearing Citywide Economic Collapse, Wall Street Firms Offer Help To Speed Up NYC Vaccinations...
Wall Street leaders seem to have genuine (and warranted) concern about whether or not New York's economy could simply collapse if it continues down the path it's on.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-25 06:34 UTC
DEC bungled plastic bag ban so badly state must pay plaintiffs' court costs, judge rules...
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The state's rollout of last year's plastic bag ban was so muddled and confusing that...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-20 22:12 UTC
Andrew Yang Says He Plans To Expand His New York Mayoral Campaign's Basic Income Program...
New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is focusing his bid to lead the city on a basic income proposal that echoes his presidential campaign's $1,000 per month universal basic income. But unlike his presidential campaign plan, the new policy seeks to
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 17:32 UTC
New Yorkers Call For President To Sign Latest Coronavirus Stimulus Plan As Unemployment Benefits Run Out...
People in Brooklyn are hitting the streets, demanding the president sign the latest $900 billion coronavirus stimulus plan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 18:27 UTC
New stimulus bill would contain tens of billions for NY...
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WASHINGTON — The coronavirus aid bill is expected to bring tens of billions of dollars to New York through cash payments to individuals and families, unemployment checks, small business loans and more
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:21 UTC
New York Democrats mull legalizing weed, taxing the rich amid COVID money crunch...
New York State Assembly Democrats are mulling an array of new and higher taxes on the rich as well as legalization of mobile sports betting and marijuana to address a fiscal crisis fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. The lawmakers discussed raising taxes
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-11 00:12 UTC
New York Could Allow Statewide Mobile Betting. What That Means for DraftKings Stock....
Amid Covid-19-related budget shortfalls, statewide legal mobile sports betting could soon come to New York.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-10 18:37 UTC
Proposed bill in NYS Assembly would make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory...
A bill proposed in the New York State Assembly by Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) would make the COVID-19 mandatory in "certain situations."
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-09 17:11 UTC
Survey: 55% Of FDNY Members Will Not Take COVID-19 Vaccine...
FDNY employees are among the first groups that will be offered the coronavirus vaccine after hospital workers, and nursing home patients and staff. But will they actually take it?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-07 04:49 UTC
Condo Interest In New York Suburbs Erupts As Exodus Accelerates...
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Condo Interest In New York Suburbs Erupts As Exodus Accelerates Tyler Durden Sun, 12/06/2020 - 15:20 Flush with cash, city dwellers from New York City have been panic buying condos in the suburbs as homes in these outline areas become too pricey, accordin
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:15 UTC
State Bar Passes Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendation...
The resolution does contain conditions limiting its scope. Those include that the state government should only consider making vaccinations mandatory if voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations fall short of producing needed levels of population immunity; that an assessment of the health threat to various
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-11-09 21:35 UTC
New York declares Juneteenth a holiday for state employees...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 19:53 UTC
Cuomo to sign executive order making Juneteenth a holiday for state employees...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will sign an executive order Wednesday to make Juneteenth a holiday for New York State employees, and will propose legislation to commemorate the day as an official state holiday next year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-17 16:25 UTC
REPORT: Lawyers Who Allegedly Torched NYPD Vehicle During Riots Could Face Life Sentences...
It's absolutely bizarre that two of the people allegedly responsible for torching a police vehicle during the New York City riots were lawyers. They're going to need their knowledge of the law now. According to the Department of Justice, they are
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-13 06:42 UTC
George Floyd protests: Demonstrations across the mid-Hudson Valley...
Protesters hold demonstrations across the region condemning police brutality and racism in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-12 03:16 UTC
New York state legislature repeals 50-A law and bans cops from using chokeholds while making arrests...
The State Senate passed the bill on Tuesday with a majority of 40-22 and Governor Cuomo says he will sign it into law this week. All the Republicans in the Senate voted against it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-11 05:47 UTC
NYPD Officer Vincent D'Andraia Recorded Pushing Protester to the Ground...
Vincent D'Andraia is the NYPD officer who was recorded pushing activist Dounya Zayer to the ground during a protest against police brutality in Brooklyn, New York.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-05 17:45 UTC
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