New York

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First Read survey finds steady support for Cuomo, uncertainty over elections.
Andrew Cuomo coronavirus briefing June 18
Republicans are calling again for limits to Cuomo’s emergency powers.
Rockaway beach
Are beaches the next battleground between New York City and the state?
State Budget Director Robert Mujica 2020
New York would slash health care and education – unless the federal government comes through.
A scattering of state Senators on the Senate floor March 29th.
The state Legislature appears unlikely to follow the New York City Council in voting-by-Zoom.
Andrew Cuomo Phil Murphy
Cuomo and other governors pitch Trump on a multi-state pact to reopen for business.
Lawmakers avoided major changes to the 2019 legislation, but added more bail-eligible offenses.
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The measure, which would let judges assess dangerousness, faces opposition in the Assembly.
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
Biaggi also wants health insurance for airport workers and an expansion of absentee balloting.
Andrea Stewart Cousins 2020
Facing the threat of coronavirus, Albany still faces hurdles in achieving a final deal in the next week.
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