Tag: Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo announces new COVID-19 strategy, may adjust restrictions this week

Cuomo announces new COVID-19 strategy, may adjust restrictions this week

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday announced a new strategy for combating COVID-19 into the upcoming fall and winter months. The new strategy will focus on targeting “micro-clusters”. Cuomo said that targeting coronavirus would no longer be at the statewide or even regional ... MORE
‘Phase 4’ begins on Friday: Here’s what that means, and what businesses will be allowed to reopen

‘PHASE 4’ ARRIVES: Here’s what that means, and what businesses are allowed to reopen

The Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York are all on pace to enter ‘Phase 4’ on Friday. Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed that on Wednesday. The Governor says that limits on church gatherings will increase from 25% to 33% and non-essential ... MORE
Cuomo: Bars, restaurants must comply with NYS guidelines or risk immediate loss of liquor license (video)

Cuomo: Bars, restaurants must comply with NYS guidelines or risk immediate loss of liquor license (video)

Bars and restaurants found to be in violation of New York’s reopening parameters could risk immediate loss of their liquor license, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. He announced two new executive orders on Thursday, of which would allow for liquor licenses to ... MORE
Cuomo: Hospitals, group homes can have visitors, but not nursing homes

Cuomo: Hospitals, group homes can have visitors, but not nursing homes

Let the visitation resume. While nursing homes remain barred from having visitors – group homes and hospitals were given clearance by the governor to host visitors under certain conditions. Governor Andrew Cuomo said the infection rate from the coronavirus has held steady, ... MORE
Gatherings up to 25 people now allowed in New York State

Gatherings up to 25 people now allowed in New York State

Among the changes that came with region’s entering ‘Phase 3’ of economci reopening – people can gather in slightly larger groups now. It’s a change welcomed by those who have been eagerly waiting for guidance from New York State. Gatherings of up ... MORE
FRIDAY BRIEFING: Governor Cuomo reacts to Trump plan for reopening economy (video)

BRIEFING ARCHIVE: Look back at Gov. Cuomo’s briefings throughout the pandemic (video)

Want to see the latest briefing video from Governor Andrew Cuomo? If you're looking for that, or for the latest policy decisions the Governor has made during this pandemic - follow along with us in this post updated multiple times a day ... MORE
War over Medicaid underway in NY: Supervisors consider results of change

War over Medicaid underway in NY: Supervisors consider results of change

FL1 Staff Photo Gov. Andrew Cuomo is fuming over the prospect of the state paying the share typically paid by counties with regards to Medicaid costs. Locally, it’s been an issue for elected officials trying to keep property taxes low. The proposal, ... MORE
Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo's plan to save FLGR running high

Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to save FLGR running high

Photo by Jessamy Uticone First, there was the announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office that a plan to ‘save’ Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack would include a payment from del Lago Resort & Casino, which opened in Tyre this month. The exact ... MORE
OFFICIALS: Cuomo’s property tax payment plan would place heavy burden counties

OFFICIALS: Cuomo’s property tax payment plan would place heavy burden counties

Gov. Andrew Cuomo A proposal within the the New York State budget could make accepting property tax payments much more complicated and expensive for taxing authorities. The goal of the provision is to simply give towns and school districts the ability to ... MORE
Students, lawmakers remain skeptical of Gov. Cuomo's 'free tuition' plan

Students, lawmakers remain skeptical of Gov. Cuomo’s ‘free tuition’ plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes free tuition announcement alongside 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. As it turns out — free college doesn’t mean ‘free’ college. Whether it’s a discussion about the way New York would pay for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal — or ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo announces $20M housing plan for West Middle School

Gov. Cuomo announces $20M housing plan for West Middle School

Gov. Andrew Cuomo It’s not a school anymore, but it will definitely have a purpose in the coming years. It could completely change the housing landscape in Auburn, depending on how the plan is executed. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a ... MORE
Cuomo proposes $2 billion clean water infrastructure fund that could help Owasco Lake

Cuomo proposes $2 billion clean water infrastructure fund that could help Owasco Lake

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for record investment in the state’s water infrastructure — funding that could benefit Owasco Lake and its surrounding communities. Cuomo, who spoke in Buffalo Monday, unveiled the Clean Water Infrastructure Act as part of his 2017 State ... MORE
Sen. Helming asks for input on Gov. Cuomo's SUNY tuition proposal

Sen. Helming asks for input on Gov. Cuomo’s SUNY tuition proposal

Senator Pam Helming (R-54th District) today announced she’s launching a survey for constituents to weigh in on the best methods to make college more affordable for middle-class families. The survey comes in the wake of Gov. Cuomo’s proposal for “free” college tuition ... MORE
STAYING HOME: Gov. Cuomo proposes plan to help grads plant roots

STAYING HOME: Gov. Cuomo proposes plan to help grads plant roots

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to keep recent-graduates in New York State. In a proposal announced this week, the governor said that he wants to establish a program that will encourage recent-graduates to buy a home in Upstate New York. Particularly, he wants ... MORE
Private schools concerned over free SUNY tuition plan

Private schools concerned over free SUNY tuition plan

Private colleges are warning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to provide free State University of New York tuition could put them at a major disadvantage. A statewide organization representing more than 100 private colleges and universities has emerged as a careful critic of ... MORE