Pres. Biden Extends Student Loan Freeze Through Jan. 31

Pres. Biden Extends Student Loan Freeze Through Jan. 31

Federal student loan borrowers were granted a renewal of the repayment freeze. President Joe Biden signed off on the three-month extension Friday, Aug. 6, and borrowers will not be required to make payments until after Jan. 31. According to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of Education,  this renewal will be the final extension. […]

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

As the governor faced immense pressure to resign in light of his recent controversies, 97 percent of our poll participants called on Cuomo to step down. He did just that Tuesday afternoon.  With the recent resignation of the governor’s top aide, Melissa DeRosa, and reports of at least two additional accusers coming forward, the walls […]

RCT Poll: Should Governor Cuomo Resign?

RCT Poll: Should Governor Cuomo Resign?

On Tuesday, the NY Attorney General’s office officially corroborated the accusations of sexual misconduct leveled against Governor Cuomo by 11 of his female staffers. Shortly after the announcement, government officials from President Biden to our local legislature, have called on the governor to resign from office. Do you agree? Take our poll below:

Governor Created Toxic Work Environment for Women, Investigation Finds

Governor Created Toxic Work Environment for Women, Investigation Finds

Call it “conduct unbecoming an officer,” but three-term governor Andrew Cuomo’s unwanted and uninvited sexual behavior toward female staff members are a matter of record now. In a scathing investigative report released Tuesday by Attorney General Letitia James, the 164-page document corroborates allegations made by several women, all former or current staff of the governor. […]

Open Season: Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing Citizens and Local Governments to Sue Gun Manufacturers, Declares Gun Violence Disaster Emergency

Open Season: Cuomo Signs  Legislation Allowing Citizens and Local Governments to Sue Gun Manufacturers, Declares Gun Violence Disaster Emergency

  Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed unprecedented legislation that will allow both citizens and local governments to take legal action against gun manufacturers when their products are misused. The governor approved bills (S.7196/A.6762-B and S.5000-B/A.6198-B) on Tuesday, which enable the state to hold gun manufacturers liable for irresponsible gun use, and close a loophole that […]