Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said he will not extend the state of emergency he declared at the onset of the pandemic, which gave him authority to temporarily modify or suspend laws and issue directives to better respond to the public health emergency.
New Yorkers who are vaccinated can soon stop wearing masks in most places, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a press conference Monday.
More than 124,800 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and more than 2,400 have died of it.
Elise Stefanik isn't rejecting the talk of running for governor, but because of her close ties to Trump, she has no chance of winning.
"It's not just African Americans saying, 'We support him,'" said the Rev. Mark E. Blue, president of the Buffalo NAACP. "It's African Americans saying, 'Let due process take its course.'"
Half of New Yorkers believe Gov. Andrew Cuomo shouldn't resign in the wake of scandals involving sexual harassment of women and COVID nursing home deaths, while 35% say he should go, according to a new poll released Monday.
The Siena College poll found that only one-third of respondents believe the governor should run again.
New Yorkers on Sunday were marking a year since they learned of the state's first fatalities from COVID-19, a fearful moment of reckoning that sent officials rushing to close businesses and schools.