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Former inmates ask Cuomo to release more prisoners to quell rising COVID-19 spread  

Protests were held Tuesday in four locations in New York over the growing number of state prison inmates infected with the coronavirus. There have been...
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Tue, 10/27/2020 - 2:45pm
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Cuomo continues to attack White House on COVID-19 leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to take issue with comments by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, who said over the weekend that the federal...
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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 1:35pm
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COVID-19 outbreaks at NY prisons lead to renewed calls for clemency

The number of incarcerated individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 at a small state prison in Chemung County has grown from just four at the beginning of...
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Sat, 10/24/2020 - 2:12am
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NY reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for first time since June

Hospitalizations in New York due to COVID-19 have more than doubled over the last month, with the state reporting more than 1,000 hospitalizations...
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Fri, 10/23/2020 - 1:18pm
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Working Families Party employs big-name progressives in fight to preserve ballot line

Minor parties in New York face strict new rules this year to keep their candidates on the ballot without having to resort to petitioning for thousands...
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Fri, 10/23/2020 - 12:19pm
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Early voting in New York starts Saturday

Early voting begins in New York on Saturday, and continues through Nov. 1, two days before Election Day. The number of polling places vary from county...
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Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:30am
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Cuomo : New York could replace out of state quarantine with targeted testing  

With 43 states now on New York State’s banned list, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s talking to health experts about a possible testing regimen that could...
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Thu, 10/22/2020 - 3:18am
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Cuomo: Vaccine plan leaves lots of blanks

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his vaccination plan for New York, released over the weekend, is preliminary, and much more information is needed to finalize the...
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Mon, 10/19/2020 - 2:25pm
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State, advocates seek public's help to enforce plastic bag ban

Now that New York state has begun enforcement of its plastic bag ban, after an unsuccessful lawsuit by the plastics industry, the state’s environmental...
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Mon, 10/19/2020 - 2:36pm
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County leaders say state government failing to help with pandemic 

County leaders in New York say they are frustrated over delays by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature to make major decisions about the state’s...
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Fri, 10/16/2020 - 2:38pm
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