Tag: New York
A U.S. judge in New York on Tuesday temporarily blocked the state from enforcing a requirement that healthcare workers receive Covid-19 vaccines against the wishes of employees with religious objections.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced new measures Monday intended to position New York as a safe haven for those seeking abortions, in the wake of Texas’ passage of an ultra-restrictive abortion law which the Supreme Court allowed to proceed earlier this month.
Lost amid all the flash flooding news, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the newest eviction moratorium extension into law early Thursday morning — giving debt-riddled tenants a 4 1/2 month reprieve.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday she’s making $65 million in state funding available for Covid-19 booster shot distribution by local government health departments.
Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp said on Thursday it would be offering free Covid-19 tests to students in public schools in New York state before or at the start of the upcoming school year.
New Yorkers awoke Tuesday morning to a new governor at the helm in Albany — the first female chief executive in state history.
Outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo addressed the state of New York one last time in his farewell address on Monday, Aug. 23, hours before he is set to resign.
Lawmakers in the New York State Assembly will issue a report on their investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo after abandoning an impeachment effort in light of his resignation over complaints of sexual harassment, members said.
Incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Sunday that she supported mask mandates for children in school as a necessary safety step for helping New York get through a new wave of Covid-19 infections.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) visited the heart of the South Bronx on Thursday to build a coalition with conservative Hispanics in his campaign for governor.