ALBANY — Experts project tens of thousands of New Yorkers will die from COVID-19 through the summer as state officials study multiple projection models to prepare for the pandemic’s impact on the state and its health care system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
ALBANY — Democratic legislators blasted Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday for proposing historic budget cuts to state health care and hospitals that would make New York ineligible for up to $6 billion in federal aid for COVID-19.
NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for political and national unity Monday to fight the coronavirus after President Donald Trump said over the weekend he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the pandemic contin…
NEW YORK — Schools will remain closed statewide through mid-April and the state’s first temporary hospital was completed in New York City on Friday as New York remains the nation’s epicenter for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
ALBANY — As the state’s coronavirus COVID-19 death toll spiked overnight, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo criticized federal lawmakers for the second day in a row Thursday for passing a $2 trillion bill to fight the pandemic the governor said provides insufficient aid to state governments.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday urged the state’s congressional lawmakers to reject the U.S. Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus aid package, adding the pandemic could leave the state with a revenue shortfall of up to $15 billion.
NEW YORK — The state started using experimental drugs Tuesday to combat the coronavirus as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo implored the federal government to send New York ventilators as the virus peak could hit the state within the next two weeks.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a plea to retired health care workers to join the fight against COVID-19. He also discussed plans to restart the economy, experimental drug trials and the looming state budget deadline during a news conference Monday morning at the Capitol.
NEW YORK — The state of New York is racing to add tens of thousands of hospital beds, buy thousands of ventilators and distribute millions of masks to medical workers as coronavirus infections in the state rose above 10,000, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday.
ALBANY — As concern grows over equipment shortages in area hospitals, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Washington to release the federal stockpile of medical equipment, including ventilators, to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
The border between Canada and the United States has been temporarily closed to “non-essential” traffic to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning.
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ALBANY — Rocked by economic fallout from the COVID-19 health emergency, New York is facing a sharp drop in revenue collections, a trend that could become “significantly worse,” state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warned Tuesday.
Closures and cancellations continued to pour in Monday with restaurants statewide and local courts among the latest organizations and activities to be affected by the COVIS-19 coronavirus pandemic even as the first case was confirmed in the North Country.
With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.
MALONE –– Saying state prison closures have adversely affected Franklin County, the county Legislature has passed a resolution calling on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to look elsewhere as he plans more such closures in the coming year.
WATERTOWN — More individuals in Westchester County have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the state’s total case count to 11. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the new confirmed cases at a coronavirus briefing Wednesday, and again later in the day.
WATERTOWN — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced over a Long Island radio station Tuesday morning that another New York resident was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus — the second confirmed case in the state.
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LOWVILLE — Although the first confirmed case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 in New York State was announced over the weekend, public health officials and hospital preparation specialists are calmly focused on prevention tactics.
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PLATTSBURGH — Cell service and broadband coverage, criminal justice reform and ongoing state budget negotiations number among the hot topics at Friday’s North Country Chamber of Commerce annual New York State Legislative Breakfast.
NEW YORK — Days after bomb threats targeted 18 Jewish community centers across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced legislation Thursday to combat hatred and intolerance of minority groups as part of his 2020-21 executive budget.
MALONE –– New York State Director of the Office of Victims Services Elizabeth Cronin and her team typically work with people who are victims of domestic violence, involved in mass shootings or other traumatic events. But on Monday, Cronin was at the Franklin County Courthouse to brief local …
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ALBANY — New York’s agriculture industry is rallying to find financial relief in the 2020 legislative session and executive budget after taking a hard hit from the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act passed last year — and lawmakers are listening.
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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, defending a controversial law that prevents federal law enforcers from accessing computerized records of New York drivers, contended Wednesday that immigration officials would misuse the data in order to deport undocumented immigrants.
MALONE –– With less than six weeks before a state-imposed deadline to complete phase one of a planned riverside park, the Village Board voted Wednesday to cancel its contract with the company working on the project.
Reactions to a 6-week-old bail reform law has ignited bitter debate in New York - thus far the most populous state to enact statewide bail reform - and highlighted fault lines of race, class and geography amid a larger nationwide movement to reform the money bail system.
ALBANY – Representatives of the union that represents state corrections officers joined Assemblyman D. Billy Jones Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to approve a Jones-sponsored bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories.
NEW YORK — Roughly half of deaths related to poor air quality in the United States occur in states where the pollution did not originate, according to a study released Wednesday in the journal Nature. The study found that New York experienced the largest number of premature deaths from air p…
Nearly 200,000 New York state residents are going to be kicked off programs that allow more convenience in crossing the border, a response to a recent law barring immigration officers from access to vehicle and driver’s license information.