Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Limiting His Pandemic Powers

The New York Daily News reports:

Gov. Cuomo signed legislation Sunday curbing his pandemic emergency powers as he prepares to increase dining capacity at restaurants outside New York City to 75%.

The governor, facing mounting criticism and calls for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations and the state’s handling of nursing home deaths, also vowed he was “not going to be distracted” in the fight against COVID.

We also think that 75% is what the consumer is ready for,” Cuomo said of New York eateries. New York City restaurants will remain at 35% capacity for the time being, he added.

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