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NY marks another record daily death toll for coronavirus, as hospitalization rates flatten

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it was another day of mixed news about the coronavirus. Another new daily high for deaths was reached, while the overall rate of...
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 2:28pm
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State's COVID-19 single-day death toll reaches new high, but new hospitalizations trending down

New York reported the highest number of daily deaths to date from the coronavirus, but despite that grim number, Gov. Andrew Cuomo sees a glimmer of hope.
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 1:05pm
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Minor parties say budget provision unfairly weakens them

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers approved the state budget this week, they slipped in a provision to permit public campaign financing for...
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 2:39pm
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Cuomo orders upstate hospitals to give spare ventilators to overwhelmed downstate health centers

On the highest single-day increase in coronavirus deaths and new hospitalizations in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is mandating that upstate hospitals...
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 2:29pm
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State budget includes bail reform rollback

New York state lawmakers were finishing up the state budget Thursday, two days after the deadline. One area of contention was making changes to the...
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 2:46pm
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Lawmakers stay up late to try to finish overdue budget 

State lawmakers hoped to finish the budget overnight, one day after the deadline, after an agreement reached with Governor Andrew Cuomo will give the...
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 5:01pm
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New York puts off legalizing marijuana, for now

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said legalizing recreational marijuana is not going to be part of the state budget this year. Cuomo made his comments as the budget...
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 2:16pm
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Cuomo asks for patience with clogged state unemployment website  

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he knows many New Yorkers are trying to get through to the state’s website and phone lines to apply for unemployment, and are...
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:13am
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Budget deadline down to the wire, as lawmakers struggle with coronavirus fallout

The deadline for the state budget is midnight March 31, and lawmakers, facing a massive deficit, are meeting at the State Capitol, which is off-limits...
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 3:42pm
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Cuomo calls NY death toll from coronavirus 'beyond staggering'

More than 230 New Yorkers died of the coronavirus in the past day, for a total of more than 1,200 so far, a number Gov. Andrew Cuomo called “beyond...
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:23am
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