Tag: New York
Gov. Kathy Hochul responded on Friday to reports of two Long Island school districts going against the statewide Covid-19 mask mandate in schools.
Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled her proposed $216 billion budget for New York State Tuesday, aiming to direct billions in public money toward rebuilding infrastructure, education, and healthcare.
On Feb. 23, an auction will allow offshore wind developers to bid on six lease areas in the New York Bight, the coastal region between Long Island and New Jersey shores.
As 2021 ends, New York State’s Independent State Redistricting Commission (IRC) has scheduled a Jan. 3 meeting for a possible vote to send the final state election districts map proposal and reports to the legislature. The final deadline for the Commission to adopt its initial plans is Jan. 15.
Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) announced Monday at a virtual press conference that he is officially running for governor in 2022, and he believes that every job he has had leads up to championing the executive branch of New York State.
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo engaged in "multiple instances of sexual harassment," used state resources for a book and was "not fully transparent" on the number of Covid-19 deaths at nursing homes, state lawmakers said on Monday, summarizing the results of an investigation.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced almost half a billion in state funds to boost the tourism industry and its workers recover from the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday.
Despite strong Democratic Party and New York City support for all five of the ballot proposals put before voters statewide in yesterday’s general election, three of the five including proposals dealing with the redistricting commission and voter rights were defeated, according to unofficial results.
Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, only four out of 10 elementary and middle school-aged children in New York took state math or English assessments this past spring.