New York State

Governor Cuomo during a briefing on July 13th.
As the rest of the country sees enormous spikes in coronavirus cases, the state braces for the inevitable.
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State Senator Zellnor Myrie
The freshman Democrats who toppled turncoats keep making headlines.
Policy
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Roger Stone leaves the federal courthouse following his arrest for lying to Congress and obstructing the special counsel's Russia investigation.
The ‘malevolent Forrest Gump’ has never strayed far from his home state.
Personality
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State Senator Jessica Ramos
The no-nonsense state senator is an outspoken progressive, an adept political operator – and won’t put up with your bullshit.
Personality
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While plans for reopening schools across New York in the fall have yet to be finalized, it’s likely that some students will continue remote learning, at least for part of the time.
With remote learning likely to continue, can New York finally get students connected?
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If the coronavirus is airborne, reopening certain businesses such as nail, hair and tanning salons and tattoo shops – all of which are included in Phase Three – may not be as safe as previously thought.
With new data available regarding COVID-19’s transmissibility, the state would be wise to rethink some of the industries it’s allowing to reopen.
Policy
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Who's up and who's down this week?
Winners & Losers
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How should New York approach reopening schools?
Experts say more federal funding will be needed to implement any plans to open schools safely.
News & Politics
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