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New York State

  1. reopening
    New York’s Government Is Not Done Screwing Restaurants and Bars Just YetThe sudden end of takeout alcohol is yet another sign that lawmakers don’t care about the needs of business owners.
  2. explainer
    What to Know About the Cuomo Investigations and Possible ImpeachmentThough he’s the subject of multiple investigations, Governor Cuomo said he’s not resigning and insists, “I did nothing wrong, period.”
  3. politics
    Representative Lee Zeldin Announces Run for NY GovernorThe congressman and staunch Trump supporter said Governor Cuomo has been at the “helm of New York’s downfall,” and presented himself as the solution.
  4. covid-19
    Why Are COVID Cases Going Up in New York City?As the city continues to reopen and vaccination rates climb, coronavirus cases are ticking up after plateauing for more than a month.
  5. learning
    Putting Students Behind Plexiglass Isn’t Making Them Any SaferClassroom barriers are expensive and often harm a student’s educational experience – to no proven benefit.
  6. explainer
    What to Know About Cuomo’s Potential Successor, Kathy HochulThe upstate Democratic road warrior has built deep relationships with lawmakers statewide and could be New York’s first female leader.
  7. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Called County Officials to Gauge Their LoyaltyFormer Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who coordinates the state’s COVID response and vaccination efforts, is now facing at least one ethics complaint.
  8. politics
    Prominent Democrats Call for Cuomo to ResignAs a raft of officials called for his ouster, Cuomo labeled the idea of quitting over harassment allegations “anti-Democratic.”
  9. politics
    More Former Aides Allege Misconduct by CuomoTwo more women have come forward publicly to describe distressing encounters with Cuomo, while other staffers say he fostered a toxic workplace.
  10. sexual harassment
    Another Cuomo Aide Has Accused Him of Sexual HarassmentFormer aide Charlotte Bennett says Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life in a pair of disturbing encounters last spring.
  11. covid-19
    Cuomo Denies Alleged Cover-up in Crisis Surrounding Nursing-Home DeathsThe governor did not directly apologize on Monday, but said it was a mistake to create a “void” of information surrounding the deaths.
  12. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
  13. extreme weather
    Isaias Wreaks Havoc on Northeast, Leaving Millions Without PowerThe powerful storm left more than 3 million without power, tornadoes were reported in at least five states, and at least five people were killed.
  14. political art
    Behold Governor Cuomo’s Pandemic Mountain Poster, for Some ReasonThe governor has made another overstuffed, antique-style poster to celebrate himself — this time regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  15. coronavirus
    Coronavirus in New York: Latest UpdatesMayor De Blasio is warning New Yorkers that they may have to “improvise” when it comes to their transportation.
  16. coronavirus
    Rhode Island Coronavirus Order Now Targets All Out-of-State TravelersGovernor Raimondo rescinded her order singling out New Yorkers — and issued a new one targeting everyone relocating to the state.
  17. coronavirus
    Panic at the Costco: Will Grocery Stores Be Able to Keep up With Coronavirus?Food is flying off the shelves thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the boom in business isn’t necessarily welcome.
  18. coronavirus
    New York State Is Making Its Own Line of Hand SanitizerNYS Clean, which will be distributed to schools and government buildings, is made by prisoners.
  19. design
    New York Got to Vote for One of Five New License Plates. They’re All Awful.The state has a history of great — even iconic — designs for plates. Why is the latest batch of choices so dismal?
  20. doulas
    A Landmark Bill Will Change the Way Doulas Do Business in New YorkA new bill would provide for the government to certify doulas. They aren’t happy about it.
  21. politics
    Why Couldn’t New York Get a More Progressive Budget?Public campaign financing is a priority for progressive activists, but New York Democrats punted.
  22. environmental concerns
    What You Need to Know About New York’s Plastic-Bag BanNo more (or at least fewer) plastic bags in trees!
  23. health care
    Why Every Black Woman Deserves a DoulaNew York’s plan to make sure every woman has access to a doula, like I did, is a good idea. But will it work?
  24. crime
    State Employee Groped Colleague, Called Them ‘Whores’: Report“I tell her to ‘shut her whore mouth’ and I’m the big villain?”
  25. nyc public schools
    NYC Elite School Alumni President: Calling School ‘Segregated’ Makes Me Feel BadSegregation is about systems, not sentiment.
  26. the city politic
    Why Governor Cuomo Gave a Speech That Sounded Like a Secession ThreatYou don’t say New York “declares independence from this federal government’s policies” unless you want to, at the very least, fan 2020 rumors.
  27. reproductive rights
    There’s a New Push to Change New York’s Outdated Abortion LawWith a Democratic trifecta set to take power, abortion rights advocates are launching a campaign to finally pass the Reproductive Health Act.
  28. the top line
    Why New York Is Paying Amazon $3 Billion to Do What Google Will Do for FreeThe idea is that it’s very important that Amazon is going to Queens, and that by doing so, it will serve two key goals for the city. But is that true?
  29. the city politic
    New York State Has Entered a New Phase of PoliticsAndrew Cuomo’s resounding win was part of a shift in Albany. The only question now is what the new system will look like.
  30. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  31. controversies
    Julia Salazar Had a Trust Fund and Her Colombian Ancestors Were Catholic ElitesShe had a trust fund, her ancestors were Catholic elites, and she has a new version of her conversion story.
  32. Letitia James on Her Battle to Be New York’s Next Attorney GeneralThe onetime shoo-in worries that anti-Establishment fervor will undo all her dues paying.
  33. Letitia James Has Taken Control of New York’s Attorney General RaceBut there is still time for a challenger — Preet Bharara, anyone? — to emerge as New York State’s next top cop.
  34. Everyone Wants to Be the Next Attorney General of New YorkThe field of potential candidates to replace Eric Schneiderman has gotten very big, very fast. Will it even include Preet Bharara?
  35. Dems Win New York Special Elections, But Rogue Lawmaker Costs Them State ControlDemocrat Simcha Felder said he’ll still caucus with Republicans, quashing dreams of a blue trifecta in the Empire State — for now.
  36. Democratic Control of New York State May Be Just One Special Election AwayA race in Westchester on Tuesday could finally flip control of the state Senate — if a rogue Democrat doesn’t block the blue trifecta.
  37. new york politics
    Working Families Party Endorses Nixon, Despite Pressure From CuomoCynthia Nixon will now definitely have a place on the ballot this November if she wants it.
  38. New York Lawmakers Want Tide Pods to Look Less DeliciousThe proposal by two New York City Democrats calls on Procter & Gamble to individually wrap Tide Pods and make them one uniform color.
  39. summer of hell
    Plan for Fancy Light Shows on Bridges Jeered in City Where Subways Don’t WorkThe dismal state of the MTA is becoming a real problem for Andrew Cuomo.
  40. politics
    New York Assembly Votes to Outlaw Child MarriageA law allowing minors as young as 14 to get married will finally be changed.
  41. campaign trail
    New York State Wants You to Plan an Equal-Rights Road TripAs part of a new I Love New York campaign.
  42. It Just Got a Lot Tougher for Airbnb to Do Business in NYCGovernor Andrew Cuomo signed a law today that doles out a heavy fine for people who advertise illegal short-term rentals.
  43. Now You Can Spend All of Eternity With Your PetGovernor Cuomo signed a law today that allows people to be buried with their pet’s cremains.
  44. Governor Cuomo’s Former Aide to Face Charges in Corruption InvestigationEight others are also facing charges in a sweeping investigation involving the governor’s upstate economic program.
  45. New York Is Trying to Get Girls Into Hunting by Letting Them Wear PinkBecause bitches love pink.
  46. Nobody Knows Where ‘Upstate New York’ Actually IsIs Yonkers upstate?
  47. Contractor Sent NY State Records to IndiaIt’s only on the other side of the world — what could go wrong?
  48. birthers
    New York Judge Dismisses Ted Cruz Birther LawsuitHe ruled the suit was filed too late.
  49. New York Court Says Trump University Lawsuit Will ContinueTrump has said that, on principle, he won’t settle.
  50. The First Birther Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz Will Be Heard TomorrowHow can a Canadian run for president of the United States?
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