Updated May 14, 2021 at 10:17 AM ET
GOP lawmakers have chosen New York Rep. Elise Stefanik as the No. 3 Republican in the House, anointing a Trump loyalist to a leadership position charged with delivering party messaging.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - On Wednesday, many COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will end in New York, including capacity restrictions for some sporting events, indoor gatherings, and offices. But Governor Andrew Cuomo, who set the date for the reopening earlier this month, is not yet ready to abide by new CDC guidelines that say fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks in most settings.
TRANSFORMING HEALTH - Pennsylvania pediatricians say a bill in the state general assembly would interfere with their job of immunizing children if it were voted into law, and put newborns and sick children at risk for getting potentially deadly infections. CLICK HERE.
NEW YORK NOW - Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday pushed back on the several claims of sexual harassment made against him in recent months, saying that “harassment is not making someone feel uncomfortable,” and repeating that his actions have been skewed in the press. The remarks quickly came under fire from advocates for stronger sexual harassment laws, and an attorney representing one of the women who’ve accused him of misconduct.
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — The City of Binghamton will receive $46.2 million from the American Rescue Plan toward a range of causes. Democratic city council members hosted a virtual town hall on Thursday to hear residents’ ideas.