State Senator Robert Ortt protesting the removal of the law banning the wearing of masks in public.
New York Republicans are looking for excuses to go maskless.
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Governor Cuomo at the New York Stock Exchange on May 26, 2020.
The governor’s polling boom is subsiding, for now.
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Demonstration of UV disinfecting technology at the Corona Maintenance Facility on Tue., May 19, 2020.
Ultraviolet machines, antimicrobials and disinfectants are all at the MTA’s disposal.
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Deputy Majority Leader Senator Michael Gianaris speaks to Senate Minority Leader John J. Flanagan while practicing social distancing in March of this year.
At least one chamber in the state Legislature is looking to get back to the lawmaking.
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From the World Health Organization to local pols, everyone is looking to pass the buck.
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More than 2 million New Yorkers have filed for unemployment benefits since March 14, 2020.
Expanding eligibility could help redefine the balance of power in the workplace.
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Governor Cuomo in Irondequoit on May 11, 2020.
Democrats are eyeing broad reforms as they battle the GOP over another economic relief package.
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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins meeting remotely with the Senate Democratic Caucus on March 29, 2020.
Waiting on federal aid could limit state lawmakers’ sway on budget.
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State Republicans are following the president’s lead in taking an adversarial approach to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio at PS1 on April 7, 2020.
School funding is completely up in the air. But key decisions will be made in the next few weeks.
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Zach Williams
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