The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump.
The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump.
Connecticut and Pennsylvania promptly lifted their outdoor mask mandates. New Jersey, and Massachusetts, like New York, are waiting a little longer.
The law would require doctors to let parents set their children’s immunization schedules.
Governor Cuomo said flat-out at several public appearances that he did nothing “wrong,” and rebuffing claims that his actions violated the state’s laws on sexual harassment.
“I think it’s important for the money to be for all the different points that address human needs.”
In recent weeks, when the governor is asked by reporters about the probe, his answers often include a reference to the attorney general’s possible political motivations.
The Governor also announced that beaches and pools will operate with 6′ social distancing, with the goal to reopen them to 100% capacity by July 4.
“We want to make it easier for customers to have access to them wherever you live in New York state, not just in the downstate markets.”
“Even if a younger person tends to be less affected by COVID, they can transmit COVID just as easily as anyone. So, we have to change the mindset.”
“It’s the communities and the connectedness that we have within those communities. It’s the jobs that we have access to. It’s the type of income we have.”
The New Jersey Devils announced last month they did not plan to continue their affiliation in Binghamton.
The bill is gaining strength in the State Legislature.
A few different versions of one of the ballot questions were designed and then randomly assigned each of the voters to answer one.
“The problem has been not just Andrew Cuomo … but this whole system up here has to be fixed. It’s broken and unfortunately the people of New York have responded by leaving.”
Binghamton is “still moving forward” with the audit.
“That’s a personal decision, but it’s my job as a teacher to provide you with the information so you can look up the specifics, or we can look them up together.”
Elise Stefanik, a four-term New York congresswoman, is working to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from her leadership post over her ongoing criticism of former President Donald Trump.
“I think it’s going to be excellent trout fishing, especially for beginners because the stocked trout are hungry and not too bright.”
There are strict orders in quarantine counties aimed at stopping the invasive pest’s spread westward or even between municipalities within a county.
“This ‘reform’ shows a deliberate and callous indifference to the lives and safety of Correction Officers, Correction Sergeants and peaceful incarcerated individuals in the general population of State prisons.”
“You go to a SUNY school, State University of New York, City University of New York, you must have a vaccine to come back in September. If you must have a vaccine, get it now, if you have to get it anyway.”
“This will just continue and boost the work that we’re doing. And give us more work to do.”
“I’ve been denied a lot of jobs because of my criminal background. I’ve been denied a lot of housing throughout the years because of my criminal background.”
Lack of funds kept counties from using “assisted outpatient treatment” services in the past.
The draft plan focuses on a broad array of areas that largely focus on limiting the amount of phosphorus running into the lakes
Pennsylvania’s Attorney General made the announcement on Friday.
“If passed, this legislation would pose a serious threat to public safety. Day care providers would have no way to ensure the people they hire to look after your children are not violent criminals.”
“We do need to find a way to pay for all the transportation, housing, industrial changes that the state will undertake.”
“I’m surprised they’re not sending vans to weigh stations or rest areas and putting up signs to say, ‘Truck drivers, stop here and get your one-shot vaccine. One-shot and go.’”
“It is not a cost saving mechanism to put your employees and customers at risk of death.”
“You get the ten people, we’ll come with the vaccines.”
Fans who are unvaccinated will have to sit in a separate, socially distanced section with a maximum capacity of 33%.
“Finally, we could have a strong law and tools we need to advocate for our patients.”
If passed, a moratorium would be the first statewide restriction on cryptocurrency mining in the U.S.
“These are growing pains. And the people that can navigate the growing pains, both with patience, intelligence and capital, they could come out in the next 3-5 years being pretty successful.”
The legislation would allow the state to treat high-speed internet as a utility, which would empower regulators to drill down on the industry, like they do with other utilities.
The legislation would apply to both residential and commercial tenants who file a hardship declaration form with their landlord.
Union members called on House Health Committee Chair Kathy Rapp to consider their proposal.
Roughly a quarter of Steuben County residents experiencing poverty are under the age of 18.
The governor said everything can’t be reopened all at once — it’s not like flipping a “light switch,” he said — and some restrictions will remain for now.
“As we set our sights on the fall semester and reopening our campuses, we hope to be able to lift many more COVID-related restrictions in the weeks and months to come.”
DiNapoli believes there is an opportunity to set aside the new revenues to make sure the state is in a good position in case of an emergency, such as another lockdown.
“This does not kneecap the governor such that the governor isn’t able to operate as an executive.”
“It shouldn’t take lawsuits and court hearings for our struggling restaurants to be heard.”
“I think it would be a safe assumption that Lee Zeldin is the front runner because he’s the only person that’s declared his candidacy to that level.”
“Dr. Mullaney has successfully guided our many College constituencies through a myriad of challenges including the onset of and operations during the Covid-19 pandemic.”
The state says it will not renew its contract with the agency after the incident.
The relief fund sets aside $2.1 billion for those who lost work during the pandemic, but, due to immigration status, were ineligible for unemployment benefits or federal stimulus checks.
“The complainants have continued to go to the press and make their complaints in the press, and I have not been able to respond. That’s not fair and that’s not right.”
“There won’t be someone there arguing against or for a redistricting line in the same way that you would have if someone was actually an incumbent and running again.”
Restaurant industry groups hailed the end of what they called a “burdensome mandate” that further harmed businesses financially devastated by the pandemic.
Another version was struck down in court early last year, when a state judge declared it unconstitutional as written.
The former New York City mayor has been under investigation for years by federal authorities, who have been looking into his business dealings in Ukraine.
The Legislature could place Stefanik and Tenney in the same district. Both are outspoken conservative women.
“We’ve seen people who haven’t been able to work for an extended period of time.”
“You don’t have to call; you don’t have to make an appointment.”
“It is time to begin removing certain restrictions and regulations that are no longer necessary, so we can safely reopen and rebuild our state’s economy,”
Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt said he was concerned about a proposed fee in the legislation that would charge fossil fuel companies $55 per ton of greenhouse gases.
“We’re looking at legal options because when you’re talking about 89 [people], I mean, that could be a minor mistake.”
The governor was also asked about allegations of sexual misconduct and the state losing a congressional seat
“To put it very simply, no,” Cuomo said.
“The pandemic has laid bare the risks to vulnerable nursing home residents that are inherent in a low staffing business model.”
If 89 more people had been counted last year as part of the federal census in New York, the state wouldn’t be losing a seat in Congress for at least the next decade.
At issue is how much the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to carry concealed weapons outside their home for self-defense. The case will likely be argued in the fall.
“That campaign of division and resentment is really toxic to just the everyday functioning of the campus”
“It could really change the whole way that child care is done, it could change the child care system going forward.”
The Senecas have insisted that under the Compact, their financial obligations to New York State ceased after the original 14-year deal.
“Reading more about what happened with that just really angered me. Watching the board meeting on Tuesday, seeing all the board members—just one Black person on there.”
Under the new cannabis laws, police cannot use the smell of cannabis to initiate a search in most circumstances.
Environmental experts urge people to cut the ear loops off their masks before throwing them in the trash. Sea turtles, birds, and other marine wildlife can become entangled in the loops.
“I believe that New York is ready to be returned to glory, but it’s not going to happen with a continued reign of Andrew Cuomo.”
“We know that real justice is not found in a single conviction. Real justice is transformative, systemic change.”
“New Yorkers deserve an independent ethics watchdog, one with the resources and legal support to take on even a governor without fear or favor.”
The vote comes hours after Mayor Rich David announced an agreement to “formally end” privatization plans
“This early in the process of vaccine administration, to have difficulty filling appointments is concerning.”
Molino was hired by the county legislature in January 2018.
“Sometimes we’ve heard from the public, ‘we didn’t know that you’re volunteer, we thought you were a paid service.”
“Over and over, we’ve heard that we’re supposed to be following the facts and science. But as weeks turn into months, and months have now turned into over a year, we watched this administration change the rules without regard to either.”
“School is not just a place where they learn academics. It’s how they learn to get along with other kids their same age — how to navigate and negotiate all that.”
“We are probably introducing a new draft in both houses, and I’m cautiously optimistic that we might be able to get first passage in both houses.”
“New York State’s pension fund is at the leading edge of investors addressing climate risk, because investing for the low-carbon future is essential to protect the fund’s long-term value.”
The attorney general is already investigating Cuomo on sexual harassment charges from multiple women. And federal prosecutors are looking into a possible cover-up of nursing homes deaths.
“I believe that New York is ready to be returned to glory, but it’s not going to happen with the continued reign of Andrew Cuomo.”
“Whether you find yourself agreeing or disagreeing with the conversations taking place in the book, they are conversations that are happening in our communities and should not be ignored.”
“We’re excited to move forward and we can’t wait to start building.”
60% approve the Democrat’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and about half (51%) do not believe Cuomo should resign.
Environmental advocates have been pushing back against the proposal.
“Pennsylvania would increase security of its election, lighten the burden on election officials, and ensure that all voters have an opportunity to return their ballot and ensure that it’s counted.”
“For America, broadband holds great power. It will either be the great equalizer for society, or it will be the great divider.”
“It is frustrating and heartbreaking that we have to call for and impose yet another travel ban in response to yet another state enacting dangerous and harmful anti-trans legislation.”
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.
“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.”
Some farm workers are hesitant to get the vaccine because they are wary of interacting with the government.
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.”
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.
In the Finger Lakes region, 97% of vaccine doses received have been administered, according to the state.
“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.”
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
The Oneida County Attorney says the county and DOJ’s goals are the same, to ensure the rights of voters are protected.
Cuomo did not deny the allegations, saying that people who visited him during the early days of the pandemic received testing.
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.
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 Ithaca plan was approved, while trustees in Malone ended up sending a revised version of its strategy to the state.
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.”
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.