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New York state mandates vaccines for its workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will mandate that front-line workers in New York state-run hospitals be vaccinated against COVID-19. All other state workers also have...
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Wed, 07/28/2021 - 11:30am
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Coalition to promote clean air and water amendment on November ballot

A newly formed coalition is joining with key state lawmakers to campaign for a ballot measure to give New Yorkers a constitutional right to clean air...
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Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:11pm
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New York state not imposing vaccine mandates on workers, for now

As worries about the increasing Delta variant grow, New York City and the state of California announced Monday that government workers will have to get...
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Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:34pm
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Cuomo, after criticism from Schumer, announces new rent relief application process

Responding to complaints by New York’s senior senator, Chuck Schumer, about the state’s slowest-in-the-nation rate of distributing federal rent relief...
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Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:53pm
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Cuomo accuses AG's investigators of bias

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in his first public appearance since being questioned by the state Attorney General’s Office on allegations of sexual harassment,...
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Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:05pm
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Assembly Speaker draws fire as he tries to tamp down tensions over Cuomo impeachment inquiry

A member of the State Assembly impeachment inquiry committee said he’s concerned that the Cuomo Administration might be trying to intimidate potential...
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Fri, 07/23/2021 - 12:18pm
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Senior group presses for caregiver tax credit

After a recent AARP survey found that nearly 80% of New York’s 2.5 million unpaid family caregivers spend a significant amount of their own money to...
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Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:24pm
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Not all of NY's new voting reforms benefit voters, advocate says

Over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a package of voting reforms, including ones that ease the rules and restrictions on mail-in absentee...
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Mon, 07/19/2021 - 1:00pm
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JCOPE critics are not giving up

The chair of the state Senate Ethics Committee said even though hearings to fix New York’s dysfunctional ethics panel have been delayed, she’s hopeful...
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Thu, 07/15/2021 - 1:18pm
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Cuomo, Adams hold unity event

Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a unity event Wednesday with Eric Adams, the winner of the Democratic primary for New York City mayor, where they announced plans...
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Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:23pm
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