Governor Andrew Cuomo

Non-Essential New York Workers Ordered to Stay Home by Gov. Cuomo

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The coronavirus-related restrictions in New York state have been expanded by Governor Andrew Cuomo. All non-essential business employees are to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. “When I talk about the most drastic action we can take — this is the most drastic action we can take,” Cuomo said […]

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Postponed Due to Coronavirus

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The New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade has been postponed for the first time in over two centuries amid the widespread of the coronavirus. On Wednesday night, Governor Cuomo made the announcement to the public of the plans to postpone the annual celebration. The parade was set for March 17th. In an interview with […]

New York Governor Promises to Legalize Cannabis this Year

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It’s about to be litty. At least that is what the consensus is for many weed-smoking New Yorkers who have been anxiously awaiting the legalization of Cannabis after the governor’s State of the State address. Governor Andrew Cuomo said, “For decades, communities of color were disproportionately affected by the unequal enforcement of marijuana laws.” He […]

Cynthia Nixon Challenges Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a Televised Debate

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When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would be seeking a third term in New York’s governor’s office, he didn’t think Cynthia Nixon would emerge as his challenger. While most people know Nixon for her work on HBO’s Sex In The City, the actress-turned-activist has recently immersed herself in politics. Nixon announced her bid for New York […]

NY State Minimum Wage Increase To Take Effect Immediately

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that three minimum wage increases in NY state will take effect today[December 31] in three employment fields; fast food workers, tipped positions and all other businesses will receive a wage increase effective immediately. “No one who works full time should ever be condemned to a life of poverty,” said […]

Governor Cuomo Aide Dies After Labor Day Shooting

The aide of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has passed away. Carey Gabay, an attorney for Governor Cuomo’s administration was hit by a stray bullet while waiting to celebrate the West Indian Labor Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York. The Harvard graduate was placed on life support after the shooting. His family declared him brain […]