Cheney “is laser focused on a vendetta against President Trump and that is completely the wrong platform to be using as the leader of the House.”
Cheney “is laser focused on a vendetta against President Trump and that is completely the wrong platform to be using as the leader of the House.”
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.”
“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.”
“I think this is an idea that is deeply bipartisan. 88% of Americans support it, so I hope we can get some bipartisan legislation passed. If not, if we do reform the filibuster, this could be included.”
The legislation would apply to both residential and commercial tenants who file a hardship declaration form with their landlord.
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.
“It shouldn’t take lawsuits and court hearings for our struggling restaurants to be heard.”
“It’s like a program or code based on historical water supply records that can simulate what could happen from different decisions.”
The governor says New York City and the rest of the state could open up sooner than July.
“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.”
Although he was not at the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, Brendan Hunt posted statements on social media prior to and following the riot calling for the killing of elected officials.
“Whether you smoke, vape, take edibles — getting behind the wheel when you are under the influence poses a risk to everyone on the road.”
Some families fall below the income threshold for filing taxes. If that is the case, they will not be identified by the IRS to receive the payments.
“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.
“You don’t have to call; you don’t have to make an appointment.”
The restrictions on the media began shortly after several current and former female aides accused the governor of sexual harassment, and in one case, sexual assault.
“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 fair will be open, mark it on your calendar, start to plan to buy tickets and vendors start to get ready.”
“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.”
“While we, the United States, and our genius created the chips, and we are the leader in creating the most advanced chips, we don’t make them here as much as we should.”
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.
Bob Fass hosted the influential New York City radio show Radio Unnameable for more than 50 years. It served as a megaphone for the 1960s counterculture and boosted folk and blues artists.
“I’ll go inside the bathroom, just for a quick second, and I’ll cry. But then I’m like, you know what, let me get myself together, everything’s going to be OK.”
“All of this money, the $3.5 million in housing relief ultimately goes to landlords, we are helping them out.”
“We have three proven vaccines at our disposal. I urge every New Yorker to take whichever one is available to them first.
“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.
In an attack that is being investigated as a possible hate crime, a 61-year-old Asian man was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head repeatedly on Friday evening.
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’re working hard on that, and I’m quite optimistic we can meet these goals. But it’s going to take huge participation and buy-in from everyone.”
Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Lavine said a hotline set up by the committee has generated over 200 tips on probes into sexual harassment allegations made by multiple women.
The bill requires that the state health and labor departments design minimum standards for health and safety during outbreaks of airborne viruses and all infectious disease outbreaks.
“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.”
In a letter to the president, 12 governors asked that the White House order a ban on greenhouse gas-emitting cars and light trucks within 14 years.
“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.”
“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 situation has reignited the conversation in Albany over enforcement of the state’s ethics laws, and whether the entities that already exist have been effective.
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.”
60% approve the Democrat’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and about half (51%) do not believe Cuomo should resign.
“We know this has been a really hard year and a half. We are going to put resources behind education to prop the kids back up, give them time to maneuver through these changes and then get back on track with their education.”
“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.”
“(M)y opinion is that none of the officers, their impact, individually or collectively, would have caused or contributed to that cardiac arrest.”
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.
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.
“At same time, we caution New Yorkers. Don’t get cocky. The disease is still very much with us.”
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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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.”
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.
The Oneida County Attorney says the county and DOJ’s goals are the same, to ensure the rights of voters are protected.
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.”
“It’s a beautiful day to tax the rich!”
“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 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.”
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.
A task force will now take over the work for designing how the new overarching Department of Public Safety would work.
So far, most councilors have not explicitly said how they’ll vote on the resolution.
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.”
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.
According to legend, Governor Sulzer was a product of the powerful Tammany Hall, and it helped him get elected in November of 1912.
“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.”
“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.”
Former Congressman Rangel addressed the accusations directly, saying Cuomo deserves a fair defense.
“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.
“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.
“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.”
“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.
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.
“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.”
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.
“The Department of Labor told my office that they are investigating, and they have already identified 425,000 fraudulent claims statewide.”
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.”
“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.”
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.
“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?”
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.”
State officials insisted Thursday that the edits were made because of concerns about accuracy, not to protect Cuomo’s reputation.
“You need to weave together coalitions of people from different demographics, regions of the state, but also different ideologies. There just aren’t enough Republican votes to win an election.”
The action comes as Cuomo is embroiled in scandals over his nursing home policies during the coronavirus and allegations that he sexually harassed former staffers.
Movie theaters in New York City are reopening after nearly a year. And the decisions has consequences for the entire globaly output of Hollywood.
While COVID-19 has greatly affected the economy, it was already in flux before the pandemic hit.
Black Americans with addiction face “pervasive and continuing systemic racism” and often struggle to gain access to treatments that prevent fatal overdoses.
“It was unintentional and I truly and deeply apologize for it. I feel awful about it, and frankly I am embarrassed by it.”
“It’s kind of a Catch-22. They teach the only way to subdue (a person) under excited delirium is choke holds — knees to the neck, hog ties — things of that nature which brings on death.”
“What we’ve seen in other states like Colorado — less taxes and lower barrier to entry — means more revenue. More revenue means more money for community reinvestment.”
“The risk of flooding on Lake Ontario and the upper St. Lawrence River has declined from moderate in December 2020 to low.”
Over three million people have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in New York, according to the state, which is now administering more than 100,000 shots per day.
“These temporary emergency powers were granted as New York was devastated by a virus we knew nothing about. Now it is time for our government to return to regular order.”
“It will help protect our most vulnerable clients who rely on the staff and volunteers to provide them with nutritious food and critical services.”
“It takes a lot of courage, a lot of guts, oftentimes therapy, and counseling and support around the individual to come forward.”
“The pattern of sexual harassment and predatory behavior by Governor Cuomo is unacceptable, and I believe the women coming forward.”
One day after Cuomo offered his response to the charges, many elected officials, both Democrats and Republicans, said they don’t buy it
After one year of pandemic, over 38,000 New Yorkers have died of the virus so far and more than one and a half million were sickened.
The policy at group homes has been to require those facilities to admit residents discharged from the hospital regardless of their COVID-19 status.
“I never inappropriately touched anybody and I never propositioned anybody and I never intended to make anyone feel uncomfortable, but these are allegations that New Yorkers deserve answers to.”
The White House Press Secretary said President Biden has been briefed on the claims and supports an immediate investigation.
Cuomo, who is already under fire for withholding data that showed twice as many nursing home residents died of COVID-19 than was previously disclosed, denies both allegations.
A study by left leaning groups calculates that the state’s billionaires saw their earnings and investments rise by 16.8% during the first ten months of the pandemic.
Joe Prude is the brother of Daniel Prude, who suffocated in police custody a year ago. He says he no longer has trust in the system after state Attorney General Letitia James announced a grand jury had decided not to file criminal charges against any of the officers in his brother’s case.
Legislation making it easier to visit nursing homes is expected to get an Assembly vote next week as part of a package of reforms targeting the industry.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his staff were in damage control mode Thursday as they faced two scandals
The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. confirmed that it obtained the former president’s tax returns and related documents on Monday.
The newly disclosed documents give a window into the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan after a judge started asking questions about a case that the Justice Department won but then abandoned.
Some adolescents with eating disorders require an extended stay in a residential treatment program where they and their families learn how to manage their daily meals and lives.
The first thing you notice when you meet Tim O’Neill is that his hazel eyes smile, forming warm half-moons just above the disposable mask the pandemic necessitates.
“It’s not true. Look, I fought for and I believe a woman has the right to come forward and express her opening and express issues and concerns that she has. But it’s just not true.”
“We are completely transforming the system. We are making sure that the right person gets called when it comes to a mental health crisis.”
Caregivers react to a update of state restrictions that will allow visitations in long-term care facilities.