Statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Communications Director Dani Lever on Schools

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ALBANY, NY — July 4, 2020 — “The state law governing schools and business closings or openings has been in effect since the pandemic first started and all such decisions are made by state government and not local government. Of course the state consults with local stakeholders and when it comes to opening schools in New York City we will …

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AUDIO & TRANSCRIPT: Governor Cuomo Calls Into NY1 With Pat Kiernan

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Announces Individuals Traveling to New York from Eight Additional States – California, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Tennessee – Will be Required to Quarantine for 14 Days 1 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive 13 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday Governor Cuomo: “We now have 16 states that meet the formula for quarantine. That has gone …

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On Pride Sunday, Governor Cuomo Announces Applications for the Restoration of Honor Act Now Opento Help Veterans Denied Honorable Discharge Due to Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity 

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 New York State Landmarks Were Lit Over the Weekend in Colors of LGBTQ Pride Flag  Governor Also Announces DFS Action to Protect LGBTQ New Yorkers Against Bias in Healthcare NEW YORK, NY — June28, 2020 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York veterans who were denied honorable discharges due to their LGBTQ identity can begin submitting applications under The …

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New York State Allocates $100 Million For Rent Vouchers to Low-Income Tenants

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ALBANY, NY — June 19, 2020 — Effective June 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo has signed into law the Emergency Rent Relief Act of 2020 (“ERRA”) to provide rental assistance to eligible households directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic who are facing financial hardship.  To view the full text of the Emergency Rent Relief Act of 2020, please visit https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2019/A10522. The ERRA will be funded by up …

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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Requiring New York State Police Officers to Wear Body Cameras and Creating the Law Enforcement Misconduct Investigative Office

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New Laws Will Help Promote Accountability and Improve Transparency in Law Enforcement ALBANY, NY — June 16, 2020 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation requiring all New York State Police officers to wear body cameras while on patrol (S.8493/A.8674); and creating the Law Enforcement Misconduct Investigative Office (S.3595-C/A.10002). “The relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve …

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Governor Cuomo Signs ‘Say Their Name’ Reform Agenda Package

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Reforms Include Repealing 50-a; Banning Chokeholds; Prohibiting Race-Based 911 Calls; and Appointing Attorney General as Independent Prosecutor for Police Involved Deaths Following Killing of George Floyd, Governor Proposed the ‘Say Their Name’ Reform Agenda to Reduce Inequality and Reimagine the State’s Criminal Justice System ALBANY, NY — June 13, 2020 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday signed the ‘Say Their Name’ Reform Agenda …

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Governor Cuomo Renews Call for Passage of ‘Say Their Name’ Agenda: ‘Police Have To Do Their Jobs, But They Don’t Have the Right To Abuse, to Hurt, to Use Unnecessary Force’ – ‘No Tolerance for Delay in Justice’

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Cuomo: “Police have to do their jobs, protect public safety. There’s also police abuse. There’s abuse of power. Protestors – most of the protestors are peaceful — they are indignant. It is righteous indignation. I don’t see anybody who can see the Mr. Floyd video and not be indignant. I don’t understand how you can see that murder on video …

TribuneGovernor Cuomo Renews Call for Passage of ‘Say Their Name’ Agenda: ‘Police Have To Do Their Jobs, But They Don’t Have the Right To Abuse, to Hurt, to Use Unnecessary Force’ – ‘No Tolerance for Delay in Justice’

Statement from the Senior Advisor to the Governor Richard Azzopardi

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NEW YORK, NY — June 2, 2020 — “The Governor (Andrew M. Cuomo) has always said he has respect and confidence in the NYPD and he knows they can handle this situation because he has seen them do it in the past. It’s not the men and women of the NYPD – he questions the management and deployment of the …

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Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governors Cuomo, Murphy, Lamont, Wolf, Carney, Raymondo and Baker Announce Joint Multi-State Agreement to Develop Regional Supply Chain for Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) and Medical Equipment

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States Will Aggregate Demand for PPE, Medical Equipment and Testing on a Regional Basis Regional Supply Chains Will Help Realize Better Pricing, Delivery and Reliability of PPE and Medical Equipment for States TELECOMMUTE, USA — May 3, 2020 — Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor …

TribuneAmid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governors Cuomo, Murphy, Lamont, Wolf, Carney, Raymondo and Baker Announce Joint Multi-State Agreement to Develop Regional Supply Chain for Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) and Medical Equipment

During Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces Department of Financial Services Will Require Insurance Companies to Waive Co-payments for Telephone-Health Visits

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Authorizes State to Open Drive-Through Mobile Testing Facility on Long Island — Governor Opened First Drive-Through Testing Facility Yesterday in New Rochelle Confirms 100 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 524; New Cases in 9 Counties Confirms First Novel Coronavirus-Related Death in New York State, an 82-Year-Old Woman in Brooklyn with Underlying Respiratory Disease …

TribuneDuring Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces Department of Financial Services Will Require Insurance Companies to Waive Co-payments for Telephone-Health Visits