New York State

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin doing census outreach in queens.
The count could affect New York for the next decade. Many New Yorkers haven’t bothered.
State lawmakers have been waiting for Cuomo to finalize a budget.
The storyline of fixing the state’s budget deficit remains as unresolved as ever.
Donald Trump exits Air Force One on July 30th.
The president attacks his former hometown frequently, and often inaccurately.
Governor Cuomo gets tested for COVID-19 in May.
New York state is bringing testing devices to hot spots for faster results.
Rep. Elise Stefanik.
Some NY GOP congress members see Trump as advantageous in their district.
New York City does not have a lot of company when it comes to reopening schools this fall.
New York City will be one of the few major school districts to attempt in-person classes.
Governor Andrew Cuomo
Lawmakers don’t have much more time to institute budget cuts.
Governor Cuomo on August 5, 2020.
A new book and DNC speech suggest an accelerating effort to downplay the governor’s early pandemic failings.
An untold number of people never received their absentee ballots and thousands of ballots were invalidated in the New York State primary.
New York has taken steps to fix the problems that arose in the June primary, but still has more work to do.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has recently suggested he could revoke the franchises of electric utilities in downstate New York following power outages.
Storm-related power outages revived talk of revoking franchises and public takeovers, but either would be slow and complicated.