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RELEASE: Candidate Letitia James calls for statewide mandatory vaccine mandate with testing option for all workers.
NYSNYS News 12/6/2021

RELEASE: Attorney General James issues report clearing Oneonta Police in any wrongdoing in death of Tyler Green on April 6, 2021. He was shot to death by police while attacking his partner and their 2 year old son with a knife.
NYSNYS News 12/3/2021

RELEASE: Attorney General announces grand larceny arrest and indictment of Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin for theft of campaign funds when he was an Assembly member.
NYSNYS News 12/1/2021

RELEASES: Statements on sexual harassment investigation, book deal from Cuomo representatives Glavin, McGuire, Azzopardi, Mogul from November 8-18, 2021.
NYSNYS News 11/19/2021

RELEASE: Final agenda for PSC meeting on November 18, 2021.
NYSNYS News 11/18/2021

RELEASE: ESDC offers Buffalo Bills 'stadium analysis' for new billion dollar sports arena.
NYSNYS News 11/3/2021

NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Friday, October 22, 2021.
NYSNYS News 10/23/2021

RELEASE: Census reports large enrollment decreases in preschool, elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities.
NYSNYS News 10/19/2021

NYSNYS NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW for October 2-8, 2021: Campaign for governor begins. More Cuomo aides face the ax. SUNY enrollment plummets.
NYSNYS News 10/11/2021

NYSNYS NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW for October 2-8, 2021: Campaign for governor begins. More Cuomo aides face the ax. SUNY enrollment plummets.
NYSNYS News 10/9/2021

RELEASE: Siena Poll finds 42 percent approval for Hochul, with 41 percent not knowing who she is. Cuomo's exit produces worst rating of his career.
NYSNYS News 9/14/2021

RELEASE: Common Cause, NYPIRG, LWV, Reinvent Albany filed Board of Elections complaint against for Cuomo for using campaign funds to hire Azzopardi as a spokesman.
NYSNYS News 9/9/2021

RELEASES: Hochul briefings on Thursday, September 2, 2021 following flash flooding in Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, with de Blasio, Schumer, other officials. Transcripts Youtube videos from three events, including 1st Q&A
NYSNYS News 9/3/2021

RELEASE: In first major action as governor, Hochul announces universal covid19 mask requirement for schools. She will also mandate vaccination of all school staff or weekly covid19 testing.
NYSNYS News 8/25/2021

RELEASES: DC37, AFL-CIO, HTC unions say Cuomo can no longer serve as governor.
NYSNYS News 8/5/2021

RELEASE: PEF announces members ratify new state PS&T contract. No change in worker share of healthcare costs.
NYSNYS News 7/30/2021

RELEASE: Cuomo announces covid19 vaccine order for state hospital workers.
NYSNYS News 7/29/2021

RELEASE: NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare issues report on the critical role of behavioral healthcare in covid19 post-pandemic recovery. Report attached as PDF.
NYSNYS News 7/13/2021

RELEASE: Cuomo issues executive order declaring 'disaster emergency' on guns and crime in NY. Covid19 disaster emergency that started in March 2020 ended on June 24, 2021.
NYSNYS News 7/7/2021

RELEASE: Cuomo issues executive order declaring 'disaster emergency' on guns and crime in NY. Covid19 disaster emergency that started in March 2020 ended on June 24, 2021.
NYSNYS News 7/7/2021

RELEASE: JCOPE says legislator financial disclosure statements are online.
NYSNYS News 7/2/2021

RELEASE: de Blasio, council announce agreement on $98.7 billion NYC budget for 2021-22.
NYSNYS News 7/1/2021

RELEASE: UUP supports SUNY move on 'socially responsible' investment of pension funds.
NYSNYS News 6/30/2021

RELEASE: Empire Center submits 62 FOIL requests to obtain covid19 records from Health Department. Group says Cuomo 'seems determined to continue hiding taxpayers’ data.'
NYSNYS News 6/24/2021

Release: Cuomo announces he will allow public into NYS Capitol again, beginning on June 18. Assembly GOP leader Barclay calls rescinding of covid19 ban 'long overdue.'
NYSNYS News 6/17/2021

Release: Final agenda for PSC meeting on June 17, 2021.
NYSNYS News 6/16/2021

NYSNYS NEWS DAYBOOK for Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
NYSNYS News 6/16/2021

Release: LCA Alumni 2021 award for best reporting goes to Jimmy Vielkind, Wall Street Journal reporter.
NYSNYS News 6/9/2021

Release: Assembly member Kim calls on Cuomo campaign donors to not give him any more money because he is an 'abusive and a morally and legally bankrupt Governor.'
NYSNYS News 6/2/2021

Release: Senate GOP offers bills aimed at preventing release of dangerous criminals. 'The list of cop-killers released by Cuomo’s out-of-control Parole Board in the past few years goes on and on.'
NYSNYS News 6/2/2021

NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Saturday, May 29, 2021.
NYSNYS News 5/30/2021

Release: Cuomo announces random drawings for 50 full scholarships to SUNY, CUNY to teenagers who get covid19 vaccine
NYSNYS News 5/28/2021

Release: Cuomo announces he will let Saratoga Race Course reopen at full capacity for those with covid19 vaccine. Those not vaccinated will be segregated. No details on how it will be enforced.
NYSNYS News 5/28/2021

Releases: Senate, Assembly will still require masks for those few people allowed inside the Capitol building, which remains closed to the general public.
NYSNYS News 5/20/2021

Release: Sexual Harassment Working Group says Cuomo is delusional for saying he didn't commit sexual harassment if he does not think he meant to sexually harass women.
NYSNYS News 5/17/2021

Release: Accuser Lindsey Boylan says Cuomo is trying to redefine sexual harassment to save himself and 'using the power of his office to abuse and to validate abuse.'
NYSNYS News 5/14/2021

Release: Lawyer for accuser Charlotte Bennett condemns Cuomo's remarks on sexual harassment charges he made at May 13, 2021 press conference in NYC. The 'remarks are jaw dropping.'
NYSNYS News 5/14/2021

Release: Lawyer for Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett says governor is following Trump strategy of attacking accuser, investigators and the process itself. He must resign or be removed.
NYSNYS News 5/11/2021

Release: Cuomo and governors of NJ and CT announcing easing of covid19 rules and restrictions. Changes in NY come on May 10 and May 19.
NYSNYS News 5/3/2021

Releases: Cuomo offers covid19 and vaccine updates for Monday, April 26 though Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Transcripts of SUNY Binghamton event, announcement on masks, walk-in vaccine availability.
NYSNYS News 4/29/2021

Release: NYRA says Aqueduct handle totaled $85.4 million, a 2 percent increase over 2019. Racing meet was cancelled in 2020 due to covid19.
NYSNYS News 4/22/2021

Release: Siena Poll finds Cuomo's standing continues to erode. 44 percent say he sexually harassed women. 57 percent wants someone else for governor in 2022.
NYSNYS News 4/20/2021

Release: De Blasio judicial appointments.
NYSNYS News 4/19/2021

Release: NYS Journalists Association calls Cuomo ban on news reporters at his public events 'an affront to the public that the governor serves' and 'a blatant misuse of taxpayer dollars.'
NYSNYS News 4/16/2021

Release: Drug Policy Alliance says new NYS legal marijuana law is 'gold standard' for national drug reform.
NYSNYS News 4/2/2021

Legislation: Bill memo for S.854A, legalizing marijuana.
NYSNYS News 4/2/2021

Release: Cuomo announces Senate, Assembly agreement on legal marijuana bill.
NYSNYS News 3/28/2021

Release: NYS Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) condemns Georgia killings of 8, including 6 Asian women. It is 'another jarring example of entrenched racism.'
NYSNYS News 3/22/2021

Release: Quinnipiac Poll finds Cuomo at record lows for job approval, favorable and honesty ratings.
NYSNYS News 3/19/2021

Release: Senate Democrats offers selection of comments by advocates, unions, lobbyists, elected officials and others praising their one house budget2021.
NYSNYS News 3/16/2021

Release: Cuomo appoints Beth Garvey as acting counsel following resignation of Kumiki Gibson.
NYSNYS News 3/11/2021

Release: Quinnipiac Poll finds 55 percent say Cuomo should not resign, 59 percent say he would not run for re-election.
NYSNYS News 3/4/2021

Release: NYS Democratic chair Jacob says it's 'premature and unfair for anyone to opine on the outcome' of Cuomo sexual harassment investigation. He said GOP has no standing because of Trump.
NYSNYS News 3/3/2021

Release: Transcript of de Blasio press conference on Monday, March 1, 2021.
NYSNYS News 3/2/2021

Release: Rep. Stefanik calls for Cuomo to resign after being exposed as 'criminal sexual predator.'
NYSNYS News 2/25/2021

Release: Marist Poll finds two-thirds of New Yorkers don't think Cuomo deserves 4th term. Approval rating down to 49 percent, with 6 in 10 faulting him on nursing homes and covid19.
NYSNYS News 2/23/2021

Release: Assembly Speaker Heastie appoints retired NYC Judge Braun to JCOPE. 'I am confident that his legal experience... will help to carry out the mission to ensure integrity in government.'

NYSNYS News 2/21/2021

Release: Assembly GOP says it will introduce resolution to form a commission to gather evidence to prepare for possible impeachment of Cuomo over covid19 nursing home deaths.
NYSNYS News 2/18/2021

Release: Empire State Restaurant & Tavern Association urges Cuomo to lift 10 pm covid19 curfew on Super Bowl Sunday, allowing bars and restaurants to stay open until midnight.
NYSNYS News 2/5/2021

Cuomo bill signings on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Approval message #77 attached as a PDF.
NYSNYS News 1/31/2021

Release: Labor Department reports NY has lost 1 million jobs in past year.
NYSNYS News 1/23/2021

Release: Attorney General James announces lawsuit over NYPD excessive force and false arrests during Black Lives Matter and other protests. She seeks appointment of a police monitor.
NYSNYS News 1/14/2021

NYSNYS NEWS INSIDE THE LCA: Year 2 of covid19 driving coverage of NYS government. Cuomo continues to mostly ignore the Albany press corps.
NYSNYS News 1/9/2021

Release: Cuomo ESDC announces restaurant recovery fund to help with covid19 safety measures. Diageo, Coastal Pacific Wine and Spirits donated funds.
NYSNYS News 1/6/2021

Release: Rep. Stefanik offers Youtube video, fundraising appeal to declare she is joining with other Republicans to overturn Biden defeat of Trump. She cites 'solemn and sacred duty.'
NYSNYS News 1/5/2021