Tag: New York
As New York State celebrates crossing the milestone of 70 percent of adults having at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, Long Island leads the state with 75.3 percent of its adult residents vaccinated with at least one dose.
New York has administered at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot to 70 percent of adults Monday, federal data from the CDC shows, surpassing a threshold that Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to loosen pandemic restrictions on almost all businesses in the state.
New York is so close to lifting most remaining Covid-19 restrictions as the state’s vaccination rate has almost hit 70 percent, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
Both chambers of the State Legislature passed a bill allowing New Yorkers to update their state IDs and birth certificates with a gender-neutral “x” designation while also waiving a rule requiring name changes to be published in newspapers.
The New York State Senate confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pick for a vacant seat on the state’s Court of Appeals, former Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, on Tuesday. The next day, Singas swore in an acting district attorney, Joyce A. Smith, at the Nassau County Supreme Court building in Mineola.
Governor Andrew Cuomo will lift most remaining Covid-19 restrictions in the state when 70% of adult New Yorkers have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Though the first commercial focuses on New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo did mention Long Island's beaches and vineyards as destinations for tourists to enjoy.
Bars and restaurants throughout New York, including on Long Island, can now operate without a curfew for the first time since the Covid-19 restriction went into place more than a year ago.
The New York attorney general's office said on Tuesday it has now opened a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump's company, increasing the legal risk for Trump and his family.