By Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) — Governor Andrew Cuomo made a big announcement on vaccine eligibility in New York State, and starting Tuesday, residents ages 50 and up will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine. The governor made the announcement as he kicked off his “Roll Up Your Sleeve” campaign on Monday, joined by […]
“When I say ‘experts’ in air quotes, it sounds like I’m saying I don’t really trust the experts,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of pandemic policies. “Because I don’t.”
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a Coronavirus Briefing At Northwell Feinstein Institute For Medical Research on May 06, 2020 in Manhasset, New York. (Shutterstock) By J. David Goodman, Joseph Goldstein and Jesse McKinley, NY Times The deputy commissioner for public health at the New York State Health Department resigned in late summer. Soon […]
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo holds press briefing and announcement at the office on 3rd Avenue. – New York, NY – September 8, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Denis Slattery, NY Daily News ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo is calling on New York hospitals and labs to specifically test for a new, highly contagious COVID mutation found in the […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vows that New York will do a better job than all other states in the nation to get its residents vaccinated at Riverside church. – New York, NY – November 15, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News NEW YORK — New York could be headed for a […]
NYC Health and Hospital mobile Units offers free COVID testing in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. – Bronx, New York: USA – November 20, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Joseph De Avila, MSN New York could implement regionalized shutdowns again if hospitals approach capacity limits, under new measures introduced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo designed to […]
By Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY Some of the pandemic-prompted rules concerning evictions in New York changed again this week — spurring potential confusion for both tenants and landlords. Here’s what you need to know: What’s going on with evictions? First things first: Eviction cases are starting to work their way through Housing Court. But tenants should […]
By Zack Fink, NY1 American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic, covers the period from late February to mid-June when Governor Cuomo found himself at the center of the outbreak. New York was hit first and harder than any other state. And Cuomo’s nationally-televised daily press briefings became almost required viewing for those on […]
Although the new law took effect in January, state data showing how courts are applying it won’t be available until July 2021. And without funding, courts in small towns and villages may never collect the data.
By Steven Yoder, TheAppeal.org Before New York State’s bail reform law passed in April 2019, police, sheriffs, and prosecutors warned of dire consequences. “I think that it could cause some havoc,” said Kristyna Mills, Jefferson County’s district attorney. Jim VanBrederode, police chief in the town of Gates, warned that without bail, those arrested wouldn’t have a reason to show up in […]
Man riding subway with mask in New York City. – July 25, 2020 (Shutterstock) SEPTEMBER 10 — TWU Local 100 has been advocating for enforcement of the mask rule with fines for months – and that advocacy paid off Thursday. Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that riders not wearing masks will face a $50 fine. […]
The Cuomo Administration Hasn’t Said Which Nursing Homes Were Infected With COVID-19 After Its Order Sent Positive Patients Into Them
Dozens of New York nursing homes didn’t see their first COVID-19 case until sick patients were sent there, many under Andrew Cuomo’s state policy. To date, 6% of the state’s nursing home population, or roughly 6,500 residents, have died.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement and holds media briefing at 3rd Avenue office. New York, NY – July 1, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Joe Sexton and Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration has yet to make public the names of dozens of nursing homes whose experiences could shed light on whether the administration’s […]