New York state leaders say an agreement has been reached concerning the decommissioning and cleanup of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the lower Hudson Valley.
New York state leaders say an agreement has been reached concerning the decommissioning and cleanup of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the lower Hudson Valley.
While some of his Republican colleagues have said otherwise, the speaker is touting mask-wearing and vaccinations as “important to reducing the spread of the virus.”
In recent days, the state’s COVID-19 indicators have shifted downward, with a decline in the statewide positivity rate compared to numbers seen in March.
Environmental advocates have been pushing back against the proposal.
“Even if the court ends up dismissing the violation, that one day or few days that you spend in jail are enough to lose your job.”
The Finger Lakes VA system administered nearly 1,000 J&J vaccines. That included pop-up clinics in Rochester for veterans at risk of homelessness.
“Now, people realize more than ever that dying could come at any time, and we must be prepared for it.”
Some farm workers are hesitant to get the vaccine because they are wary of interacting with the government.
Horne had been dismissed after a November 2006 incident in which she has maintained she tried to stop a fellow officer from choking a man during an arrest.
Restaurants, financially devastated by months-long indoor dining bans to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, say the rule helped some of them turn enough profit to keep from closing.
The final phases have been on hold since late last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but all workers have to do now is some fine-tuning and system tests.
“At same time, we caution New Yorkers. Don’t get cocky. The disease is still very much with us.”
“You know, some will cite this incident as proof that the practice of armed police responding to a domestic matter should end. Others will say that if unarmed social workers had responded, we may now be mourning a dead child.”
When the ice melts each spring, the ship visits each of the five lakes to measure basic water quality and sample the “lower food web” — the tiny animals, plants, and algae that support fish and other aquatic life.
The assistance covers things like transportation, transfer of remains, a casket or urn, clergy or officiant services, ceremony arrangement, burial plot or cremation, and headstone markers.
“You have to respect what’s happening with COVID, and make sure not only the students are safe but the family and friends that would come on to campus.”
Risk of dying from the virus is 2,000 times greater than the risk of vaccine complications
“We don’t have the availability of doses like the state does that we can swap what we had today with a different type of vaccine.”
“We do have enough Pfizer and we do have enough Moderna to keep our schedule.”
“We also believe that in this moment, we must ensure coherent opportunities for all students to actively participate in a lifetime of civic engagement and social justice activism.”
“There’s nothing extraordinary in what the Supreme Court did in interpreting these [election] statutes. It’s what they do every day.”
“When the parole board in the State of New York does not grant the paroles that so many deserve, and you allow them to die in prisons, you have now become a murderer yourself.”
“It is imperative that the Commission of Judicial Nomination focus on vetting and recommending qualified LGBTQ+ candidates, who have an intimate understanding of the unique perspectives and needs of our community.”
“And looking at the resolution that was presented I looked and said ‘well this is a much bigger issue here than just a particular project.’”
Chef Amanda Cohen, owner of Dirt Candy in New York City, says the coronavirus relief package’s $28.6 billion for independent and small-chain restaurants means many in the industry can stay afloat.
“Let’s stamp this beast to death while we can.”
About 40% of the CEOs surveyed believe economic conditions in upstate NY will improve this year.
In the Finger Lakes region, 97% of vaccine doses received have been administered, according to the state.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that the national unemployment rate for March was around 6%. Meanwhile, that number for New York State was still at around 8.8% as of February.
“The nursing home allowed her to die. I had no idea my mother was being neglected. They lie to you. You call on the phone every day, you’re FaceTiming and they’re telling you she’s fine, she’s great.”
Salty wastewater produced by fracking for oil and gas has to go somewhere. Often, it’s injected into disposal wells deep underground. But sometimes that wastewater can find its way back to the surface and cause environmental problems.
The new fund is designed to offer relief to undocumented immigrants who, during the pandemic, didn’t have access to unemployment and other benefits, like federal stimulus checks.
“Why house us with somebody we can constantly contract it [from] every time a new intake person comes in.”
According to the council president, the issue will be taken up at a work session later this month
Last month, the Washington Post reported on alleged sexual misconduct by Reed
Buffalo’s ballpark underwent several capital projects and adjustments – paid for by the Jays organization – to help it meet Major League Baseball facility standards.
The Oneida County Attorney says the county and DOJ’s goals are the same, to ensure the rights of voters are protected.
“A lot of these storm pipes are undersized. So they become overwhelmed with stormwater particularly after significant rain events and flooding.”
The two new candidates come after Republican Southern Tier Rep. Tom Reed announced he will not seek elected office again.
“Now, do I go take a COVID test every time I get symptomatic with my allergies? What do I do?”
Cuomo did not deny the allegations, saying that people who visited him during the early days of the pandemic received testing.
“The gavel came down and I was in my living room with tears streaming down my face.”
Voters will elect a slew of new judges to Pennsylvania’s three statewide appellate courts — judges who will no doubt shape important policy in the state for at least the next decade.
The council plans to reconvene Monday, April 12 at 6 p.m. to resume consideration of agreement.
“It’s a beautiful day to tax the rich!”
Students with medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.
“Out of respect for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court process and the claimants, the Diocese declines comment.”
“That’s not going to make anyone rich, but it’s going to give families breathing room, so when the water’s up to their necks, it’s not going to go over their heads.”
The 1B group, estimated at just under one million people, includes postal workers, manufacturing laborers, and others considered essential workers who risk contracting the virus at their job.
The deal will also require the state to study access and reliability of high-speed internet service statewide, including in historically underserved rural areas.
“We not only balanced our budget, we are also making historic investments to reimagine, rebuild and renew New York in the aftermath of the worst health and economic crisis in a century.”
“A car just went by, hopefully not crushing any amphibians.”
Wednesday’s meeting will be conducted over Zoom and will begin at 6 p.m..
The Broome County Sheriff said half of the jail’s staff has refused to get one.
The suit alleges the Rochester Police Department used extreme force in responding to protests, and the use of crowd control measures falls into a long history of the department abusing its power.
“We want to get past this and the only way to get past this is to get folks, you know, vaccinated.”
The Ithaca plan was approved, while trustees in Malone ended up sending a revised version of its strategy to the state.
Looser restrictions are complicated by a rise in cases fueled in part by more infectious variants.
The press conference Monday was held at the Hill Top Inn overlooking City of Elmira and the Chemung River and primarily centered around relief for restaurants in the most recent COVID bill.
“This budget will set the trajectory for the state for the next 10 years.”
“If what the governor is alleged to have done is true, it’s a clear violation of public officers laws.”
The announcement comes as the university is still under a “yellow alert” issued in mid-March following an uptick in COVID prevalence.
If the budget is not adopted by Monday, 39,000 state workers, many in health care and correctional facilities, may see their April 8 paychecks delayed.
“We are all human and we have to help each other, understand each other, and try to make sense of life.”
“I think people fear what they don’t understand,” says Levine, assistant secretary for health and the first openly transgender person to serve in a Senate-confirmed position.
“Why is it state-sentenced inmates are being punished by not getting the same treatment as every other state inmate all because we’re housed in county jails?”
“Freedom from torture is the most basic of human rights, and yet every year tens of thousands of New Yorkers are subjected to it in the form of solitary confinement.”
The legislature is proposing $7 billion dollars in new taxes on the wealthy and corporations, and $4 billion dollars more in school aid.
A task force will now take over the work for designing how the new overarching Department of Public Safety would work.
The commonwealth has been vaccinating 83,000 people every day for the last several weeks, according to Department of Health data.
An estimated $350 million in annual revenue is expected from the 13 percent sales tax on the drug, with 40 percent of the revenue going to a community reinvestment fund.
So far, most councilors have not explicitly said how they’ll vote on the resolution.
“I’m not talking about stopping a guy from sitting in his backyard and smoking a joint. Honestly, I really don’t care. But I know people are going to get in traffic crashes and they’re going to die.”
“So when is the next meeting? What is the next step? We don’t have that.”
“As we continue to expand eligibility, New York will double down on making the vaccine accessible for every community to ensure equity.”
“I certainly believe a significant number of their concerns of the federal government, the Department of Justice, are going to be addressed by the actions we’re taking and have been taking since the election was concluded.”
By late 2022, adults in the state would be able to buy cannabis in retail stores, and could also sample the drug in tasting rooms.
“A voice calling for justice does not need to be in perfect English.”
“For every officer when you get their badge number, you should be able to look up their service record, and it should be easy.”
“Nobody should have to experience the retaliation that I’ve faced in the last few months.”
Salsman denies the allegations and has moved to dismiss the charges
Nick Langworthy spoke in Binghamton on Wednesday
“It really, truly, is a Norman Rockwell experience.”
The law, approved nearly a year ago, essentially made it harder to sue those providers.
A recent study found New York’s over 120 billionaires increased their wealth by $88 billion dollars during the pandemic.
The protesters moved down Main Street and then to East Avenue, ultimately ending their march in the Wegmans parking lot. Wegmans locked the store around 11 a.m.
“We have gotten past the impasse of impaired driving and are looking to get language that will be satisfactory in the next day or so.”
The New York Attorney General’s Office is conducting its own, simultaneous investigation into the sexual harassment claim leveled against Cuomo in recent weeks.
Critics push PA to set enforceable drinking water levels to protect public health
“We’ll consider the use of subpoenas to ensure the documents are produced and there isn’t any obstruction or any destruction of documents.”
“I get the frustration of the callers, we do understand decorum, but again, setting the tone without being condescending is important.”
The company cited what it called a “divisive local political climate.”
Democrats have said those tax hikes, coupled with other revenue raisers targeted at the wealthy, could generate more than $8 billion for the state each year.
Cuomo’s office is encouraging faith-based institutions to partner with medical providers to launch local vaccination clinics.
The P.1 variant has been designated a “variant of concern,” which means there is evidence of an increase in transmissibility, more severe disease and the potential for reduced effectiveness of treatments or vaccines.
Pharmacies were previously only able to vaccinate New Yorkers over the age of 60 and teachers.
She said the proposed $3.6 billion would dramatically increase currently allocated funds for wraparound services. And she believes those are more sorely needed because of the pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic turns one, researchers have found women have lost decades of economic progress, but some have also found a new voice in advocating for better family and work policies.
Reed will also abandon exploring a 2022 bid for New York Governor.
According to legend, Governor Sulzer was a product of the powerful Tammany Hall, and it helped him get elected in November of 1912.
The allegations were reported by The Washington Post.
In these challenging times the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra is adjusting to make music while making conditions as safe as possible for the musicians and the audience. We hear from conductor Cornelia Laemmli-Orth about some exciting and innovative upcoming concerts.
A final vote could take place as early as next week, but time is running out to get the proposal before voters for the May primary.
“Beer industry growth is coming from flavored malt beverages, seltzers and through innovation. We’re investing behind that while our beer business also grows share but in declining or flat categories.”
Questions are being raised about the State Assembly’s choice of a law firm to help an impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
“The passage of HALT in the Senate brings us one step closer to bringing justice to all those who have lost loved ones to the wrongful use of solitary.”
“I feel much more comfortable about that scenario than I would around rushed budget negotiations that would be based off of the Governor’s position.”
“It wasn’t inclusive and they didn’t listen to any of the needs of people of color.”
“We know the vaccine is the weapon that defeats this invisible enemy and we are getting more shots in arms than ever before.”
The attorneys tapped to handle the investigation include a former federal prosecutor who helped investigate foreign meddling in the 2016 election.
New York now allows the resumption of weddings. But wedding planners have a list of COVID-19 safety measures to follow.
“I think what has really sparked the imagination and the spirit is really seeing the possibility and the power of being a healthcare professional.”
Several of the men and women from Pennsylvania are among the highest-profile cases under investigation by the FBI.
The mass vaccination sites are an addition to those already in operation across New York, including in Johnson City.
Former Congressman Rangel addressed the accusations directly, saying Cuomo deserves a fair defense.
“They feel very vulnerable because they are homebound and obviously have health issues and they feel like they would be at high risk.”
“We found in that report that 70% (of New York’s villages) are not posting their meeting documents online, and that’s just a huge problem with informing the public.”
Hundreds of migrant workers have already started coming to the region for seasonal farm jobs. As they work in fields, barns and greenhouses, there is a chance of spreading the coronavirus.
Under the legislation, incarcerated individuals would not be allowed to spend more than 15 days in solitary confinement.
Hochul has held a slim portfolio during her years under Cuomo, although she did notably lead the governor’s “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
The defendant is accused of helping rioters overpower D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who was beaten with flagpoles, tased and had his gear stolen.
A few dozen protestors stood outside the meeting holding signs as members of the planning board entered the building.
“I’ve made my opinions clear, I think the governor should resign but I also understand that it is important that we do our job and that will always be my focus.”
“I spent this past weekend on the phone with the Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes working through it. We’re very close on marijuana.”
The newest relief package includes$350 billion dollars in aid to states to fund home and community-based services.
Rather than wait for new cannabis cultivators to build from the ground up, medical cannabis companies say they could use their existing infrastructure to give the new market a boost.
Pennsylvania’s targets for renewable energy are set to max out this year unless the General Assembly takes action, and Republican leaders seem ready to leave increasing goals for green energy up to the private sector.
“If you’re not careful the way you do it, you may actually lose money for the state because businesses and residents will make changes.”
“At no time did any state official ask for my support for the governor in exchange for help with the pandemic.”
“The voters are not necessarily, at the moment, following the lead of the elected officials.”
Across Quebec, 648,663 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday. In Quebec, residents aged 75 or greater have been able to make a vaccination appointment since last week.
Larry Schwartz, a longtime aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, called local officials in New York to gauge their loyalty to the governor. Some local officials viewed it as a threat to cut off vaccine.
New York has, so far, administered 6.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, with about 10% of the state now fully vaccinated.
“While it may not happen very often that this is used, I think the circumstances of the…epic, historical mistake, warrant an epic, historical action on the part of the legislature to correct it.”
There were calls for de-escalation and non-violence within both of the groups.
Jason Garnar said on Facebook he is feeling fine and does not have any symptoms
Last month, Vance’s office received the former president’s tax returns after a years-long battle, after the Supreme Court paved the way for a New York grand jury to obtain and review the documents.
“People know the difference between playing politics, bowing to cancel culture, and the truth. I’m not going to resign.”
“I believe it is in the best interest of our State if Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul serves as Acting Governor until the Attorney General’s investigations or any other potential inquiries reach a conclusion.”
Fourteen of the state’s nineteen Congressional Democrats also released statements calling on the governor to resign Friday.
Republicans, who are in the minority in the legislature, said if the governor won’t resign, impeachment proceedings should begin.
While no longer required, the New York State Department of Health still recommends quarantine after domestic travel as an added precaution.
“If some of these folks have statewide aspirations, that is at least potentially an issue that could come back to be a liability in a statewide race.”
“The Department of Labor told my office that they are investigating, and they have already identified 425,000 fraudulent claims statewide.”
“We really hope that we’ll begin receiving additional allotments so that we can become a larger player in that group of vaccinators.”
Reed accused the president of not negotiating with congressional Republicans on the stimulus measure.
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo denied touching women inappropriately, “the female aide became emotional” as she and other staff watched his remarks, according to the Times Union newspaper in Albany.
For four months last year, Dr. Angela Chen only saw her child through a window. A year into the global pandemic, the view is a different, but it’s impossible to forget the memories of last spring.
“What does Kathy Hochul know? What role did she play in any of it? When did she know these various allegations? She hasn’t come clean on anything.”
A study by Penn State researchers found that songbirds nesting near the sound of natural gas compressors had fewer hatched eggs.
No House Republicans voted in favor of the bill.
“This may be an uphill battle for us, but we’re starting it.”
“I never made any inappropriate advances. As I said last week, no one ever told me at the time that I made them feel uncomfortable.”
A majority of Democrats in the state Legislature either haven’t taken a public position on whether Cuomo should resign, or have said they want to wait for the results of the attorney general’s investigation.
“The supply is increasing, and if the supply is increasing we can increase our distribution levels.”
The Republican ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 2018, hitching his wagon to former State Sen. Scott Wagner.
We’re waiting for the dust to settle on the federal level,” Gregoire said. “I think the Congressional Budget Office, CBO is going to come out with some more updated numbers for everyone.
“A month ago we were struggling to get people into appointments, but that’s not the case anymore.”
Attorneys representing Nathaniel McFarland, one of Prude’s five children and the administrator of his estate, also allege civil rights violations and gross negligence in the lawsuit filed Monday.
If the hemlocks are killed off, or even severely damaged, they could tumble into gorges, bringing severe erosion into many of the watersheds feeding the lakes, and in turn the lakes themselves.
“We know that in particular young children are at risk of neurological and behavioral health consequences associated with developing bodies and that is something that lasts forever.”
Experts review Rochester, N.Y., police body camera video of a recent encounter of white officers with a Black girl in distress. She was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed in a squad car.
Cuomo’s plan would add a new, higher income tax bracket for New Yorkers making over $5 million a year. The wealthy would have the option of prepaying their taxes for the next two years at the 2020 rates.
“There is no question that they both have the knowledge and background necessary to lead this investigation and provide New Yorkers with the answers they deserve.”
“We won’t be able to force a vote, but we’re going to keep pounding on this issue. If they really believe in resignation, why not start the impeachment process?”
University of Pittsburgh researchers slated to conduct 3-year study.
“As we have gone through the last year of understanding about systematic racism and historic trauma, it’s time for us to address these historic harms within New York State and within Haudenosaunee territory.”
The academy began to allow more discretion in punishing honor code violations after the 1976 scandal.
Gov. Cuomo announced 10 new sites across the state on Monday.
The data have shown that restaurants can operate safely and in accordance with strict health protocols at 75% capacity. New York City restaurant capacity will remain at 35% capacity.
That money would be used to fill the state’s budget deficit, which Cuomo’s office has projected to be about $15 billion over two years.
“No, there is no way I resign,” said Cuomo, who added that he deserves “due process” while the AG’s probe continues.
“Over time, we can get what we think is a pretty good trend estimate for what’s going on.”
“I do not understand the objection to recognizing the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the constitution.”
State officials insisted Thursday that the edits were made because of concerns about accuracy, not to protect Cuomo’s reputation.