Governor Cuomo in Albany during the State of the State this January.
There was widespread agreement on what would actually get done in Albany before coronavirus hit.
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State Senator David Carlucci
Therapy via teleconference and a new suicide hotline are among the proposals at the state level.
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Andrew Cuomo March 22 2020
Lawmakers and activists are criticizing some aspects of his coronavirus response.
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Andrew Cuomo March 21 2020
The governor said he 'can't do a budget without changes to Medicaid.'
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State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
Biaggi also wants health insurance for airport workers and an expansion of absentee balloting.
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Governor Cuomo on March 19th.
But the governor says it’s not a shelter in place order.
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Following increasing coronavirus cases at Rikers Island there is a call for the temporary release of prisoners to help curb the outbreak.
A limited release of Rikers Island inmates may not halt a coronavirus outbreak.
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President Trump at a briefing on the coronavirus on Friday, March 13th.
The president will determine what the governor and state legislative leaders can do.
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State Senator Gustavo Rivera in 2015.
The state senator warns of overreach as Cuomo pushes to pass an early budget.
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Governor Cuomo issued an executive order allowing the state to increase hospital capacity on Monday.
The governor said the outbreak could peak in 45 days.
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Zach Williams
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