AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that to date 40,000 healthcare workers, including retirees and students, have signed up to volunteer to work as part of the state’s surge healthcare force during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with more expected to sign up in the coming weeks. Additionally, more than 6,000 mental health professionals have signed […]

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Acting Commissioner of Public Transportation Doug Schuetz remind residents to limit the use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and to sit 6 feet (2 meters) apart to limit potential exposure to COVID-19. This is in keeping with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order, New York State on PAUSE.   Transport […]

STATE COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI RELEASES STATE REVENUE PROJECTION TO REFLECT CORONAVIRUS

STATE COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI RELEASES STATE REVENUE PROJECTION TO REFLECT CORONAVIRUS

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today issued a revenue projection for the 2020-2021 state budget that reflects an estimate of the economic impact and ongoing volatility stemming from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). DiNapoli estimates tax revenue will be at least $4 billion below the projections in the Executive Budget of $87.9 […]

NYSERDA Must Reveal Secret Study, Judge Rules

NYSERDA Must Reveal Secret Study, Judge Rules

Ruling in favor of the Empire Center, a state Supreme Court judge in Albany has ordered the Cuomo administration’s energy and environmental agencies to release a supposedly incomplete “comprehensive study” of how to meet the governor’s aggressive renewable energy goals. The decision handed down by Justice Peter A. Lynch late last week was greeted as “a big […]

Trump’s change to SNAP offends Cuomo

Trump’s change to SNAP offends Cuomo

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NEW RULE TIGHTENING WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS “With this rule change, President Trump is using a federal agency he controls to continue his egregious assault on those Americans most in need. This action circumvents both the will of Congress and the flexibility […]

CARLUCCI, ZEBROWSKI, & ADVOCATES CALL ON GOVERNOR CUOMO TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

CARLUCCI, ZEBROWSKI, & ADVOCATES CALL ON GOVERNOR CUOMO TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Push to Sign Domestic Violence Reporting Bill Into Law (New City, NY) —  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester), Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City), and advocates gathered at the Center For Safety & Change on Wednesday to call on Governor Andrew Cuomo to make combating domestic violence a top priority by signing a bill (S.1243-B/A.4467-A) into law, […]

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