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Cuomo: Report predicts $61B deficit over 4 years

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget office is due to release an updated financial report, and the numbers are grim. Cuomo said the pandemic and the resulting ...
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Fri, 04/24/2020 - 11:22am
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All NY voters  will be mailed absentee ballot applications for June 23 primary 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will send absentee ballot applications to all eligible state voters for the June 23 primary to give them the...
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Fri, 04/24/2020 - 12:03pm
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Tests find nearly 14% of New Yorkers have coronavirus antibodies

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he’s opening an investigation of the state’s nursing homes that might have violated rules regarding how to care for...
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Thu, 04/23/2020 - 12:52pm
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NYS Comptroller says financial future is bleak without more federal aid

A report by the State’s Comptroller finds the state might run out of cash to meet its payments as early as next month, and faces an immediate gap of $9...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 2:03pm
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Bloomberg to head New York's new contact tracing program to help contain COVID-19 spread

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has offered to take over the complex and labor intensive process of contact tracing...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 11:47am
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Cuomo has 'productive' meeting with Trump on need to ramp up testing for coronavirus

Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with President Donald Trump for about an hour Tuesday afternoon at the White House, where the governor asked for federal help to...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 3:15pm
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Cuomo, before White House meeting, loosens restrictions on some surgeries

Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out a plan to resume some types of elective surgeries in some portions of upstate New York. But all of downstate, and several...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 12:29pm
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Some New Yorkers could receive elective surgeries soon

The number of deaths from COVID-19 in New York continues to decline but remains at a high level, with 478 New Yorkers losing their lives to the disease...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 11:55am
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Cuomo takes off gloves in response to Trump critique

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is mandating in an executive order that private labs in New York state work together to develop testing for the coronavirus....
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Fri, 04/17/2020 - 12:14pm
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State Legislature's spring break ends Monday, but no plans right now to reconvene

The New York Senate and Assembly were scheduled to return to the state Capitol on Monday to finish up the rest of the legislative session. But that...
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Fri, 04/17/2020 - 8:41am
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