Month: May 2020

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers briefing on Coronavirus pandemic.
Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo
Policy

Cuomo discusses a redesigned education system, rejects Trump’s “bailout” talk

As the state continues to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a proposed reimagined education blueprint by the Gates Foundation, discussed new death toll projections as some states begin to reopen and addressed the ongoing disagreement between the state and federal government during his daily press briefing today. […]

Bill would protect renters and homeowners during COVID-19 crisis
Policy

Bill would protect renters and homeowners during COVID-19 crisis

A housing-relief bill aimed at ensuring affordable housing for New Yorkers during the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is moving through both the Senate and Assembly in recent days. The Emergency Coronavirus Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2020, or the “Relief For All” (A.10318/S.8190) bill, would provide financial […]

District attorneys, state comptroller teaming up to fight COVID-related fraud
Policy

District attorneys, state comptroller teaming up to fight COVID-related fraud

Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler, Ulster County District Attorney David Clegg and State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli are coordinating their efforts to fight new frauds and scams that have emerged in the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery.  The United States Department of Justice previously warned Americans about health care fraud, cryptocurrency, […]