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‘GREAT DAY FOR PROGRESS’: Cuomo touts budget strengths in victory lap press conference (video)

‘GREAT DAY FOR PROGRESS’: Cuomo touts budget strengths in victory lap press conference (video)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke about the budget that was passed in New York on Wednesday, despite it being several days late. The $212 billion spending plan was an agreement between leaders from the state Assembly, Senate, and Governor’s office. Final details in ... MORE
Report shows Cuomo used state staff to write his pandemic memoir, while public health crisis played out in New York

Report: Cuomo used state staff to write his pandemic memoir, while public health crisis played out in New York

There are multiple investigations underway into the actions of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. There’s the impeachment investigation, another led by Attorney General Tish James, as well as a third being propelled by federal authorities. Now, the New York Times is reporting that in ... MORE
Visitation now allowed at all nursing homes across New York except under select circumstances

Visitation now allowed at all nursing homes across New York except under select circumstances

There were some significant changes to nursing home visitation in New York on Thursday. The changes were announced by state officials, after weeks of lobbying by lawmakers and advocates. Visitation at nursing homes is now allowed at all times- for all residents ... MORE
Cuomo accused of granting family members, influential people early-access to COVID tests

Cuomo accused of granting family members, influential people early-access to COVID tests

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s family is said to have received special access to COVID-19 testing during the early-days of the pandemic, while others were left wondering- when, how, or if they could get one. The New York Times and other outlets reported that ... MORE
New Yorkers 50 and older now eligible for COVID vaccine

New Yorkers 50 and older now eligible for COVID vaccine

Starting Tuesday at 8 a.m. New Yorkers who are 50 or older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Monday after noting that 103,425 doses had been administered in the 24 hours prior. “We continue ... MORE
Pharmacies allowed to vaccinate more people, but proof will be required

Pharmacies allowed to vaccinate more people, but proof will be required

On Sunday Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new guidance for allowing pharmacies to vaccinate New Yorkers with comorbidities. Pharmacies were previously able to vaccinate New Yorkers over the age of 60 and teachers. “New Yorkers with comorbidities are among our state’s most at-risk ... MORE
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More than 7.5 million New Yorkers have been vaccinated so far

More than 7.5 million New Yorkers have been vaccinated so far

The state is making progress vaccinating New Yorkers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that more than 7.5 million total COVID vaccine doses have been administered across New York State. 139,209 doses have been administered across New York’s vast distribution network in ... MORE
New York State announces COVID-Safe Offices program

New York State announces COVID-Safe Offices program

Over the weekend Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the New York Forward COVID-Safe Offices partnership with major commercial real estate partners to expand access to COVID-19 testing for employers. As part of the initiative, 21 participating landlords have committed to provide space and ... MORE
Accusers may not cooperate after law firm picked to lead Cuomo impeachment

Accusers may not cooperate after law firm picked to lead Cuomo impeachment investigation

One of the former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was the first to accuse him of sexual harassment is calling the impeachment investigation process a ‘sham’. Lindsey Boylan said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that the investigation being pushed ... MORE
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Sen. Helming calls news about vaccines being withheld from counties that don’t support Cuomo ‘deeply disturbing’

In response to Sunday’s article in The Washington Post Sen. Pam Helming has issued a statement about the prospect of vaccine doses being held back based on political support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “This is unconscionable behavior and yet another public betrayal by ... MORE
Longtime Cuomo aide accused of tying loyalty to vaccine doses

Longtime Cuomo aide accused of tying loyalty to vaccine doses

Concerns have been raised after reporting by the New York Times and New York Post revealed that a longtime adviser to Gov. Andrew Cuomo called county executives across the state- gauging their loyalty. The reporting comes amid a sexual harassment investigation, as ... MORE
Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Cuomo to resign

Schumer, Gillibrand join chorus of Democrats calling for Andrew Cuomo to resign

Calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation grew even louder Friday night, as the highest ranking members of his party in Congress and Senate called for his resignation. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, as well as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who collectively make up ... MORE
Democrats in state legislature: “It’s time for Governor Cuomo to resign”

Democrats in state legislature: “It’s time for Governor Cuomo to resign”

There is a group of 59 state Democrats calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign. It comes in the wake of a new allegation that he groped an aide at the Executive Mansion last year. A letter was released by the group ... MORE
NYS Assembly Democrats signal start of impeachment investigation as new Cuomo allegations arise

Democrats signal start of impeachment investigation as new Cuomo allegations arise

Democrats in Albany are leading an impeachment inquiry into the allegations of sexual harassment and more against Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The stage was set late in the week, as lawmakers opened an inquiry into the allegations against Cuomo. The New York State ... MORE
Gillibrand stops short of calling for resignation, but says investigation into Cuomo must be thorough

Gillibrand stops short of calling for resignation, but says investigation into Cuomo must be thorough

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she supports an independent investigation into the claims leveled against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the last week. A sixth individual came forward this week, alleging that Cuomo harassed her. Gillibrand didn’t say that Cuomo should resign, as many ... MORE