Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Calls Out Gay Partiers On Fire Island [VIDEO]

New York City’s Pix11 reports: Photos and video of a large crowd gathering on Fire Island over the holiday weekend are drawing the ire of some on social media. Suffolk County police were called to the beach in Fire Island Pines, a hamlet on the barrier island, twice on Saturday for reports of large groups of people not social distancing …

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Cuomo May Hit The Brakes On Indoor Dining For NYC

NBC New York reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo hinted Monday he may slow the Phase III reopening process for New York City, which would mark a reversal of course for a governor who has consistently said all state regions are subject to the same reopening rules. Phase III, which Mayor Bill de Blasio has said the five boroughs are on track …

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New York City On Track For Phase 3 Opening July 6th

NBC News York reports: New York’s COVID hospitalizations fell below 1,000 for the first time since mid-March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday, a day after he and the governors of New Jersey and Connecticut implemented a mandatory 14-day quarantine order for people traveling to the tri-state area from viral U.S. hotspots. At the same time, the former epicenter of the …

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Cuomo: Malls, Movies, Gyms To Stay Closed In Phase 4, Visitors From Hot Spot States Must Quarantine 14 Days

Newsday reports: Gyms, malls and movie theaters across New York state will remain closed beyond phase four reopening. The news will hit small retailers, big chains and consumers alike. New Yorkers have been longing to hit the gym since the coronavirus forced those closures, and some expected that fitness facilities may reopen this summer as part of phase four. Businesses …

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Cuomo Mulls Quarantine For Visitors From Hot Spots

The New York Post reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is actively talking to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont about mapping out mandatory quarantine “guidelines” for individuals traveling into the tristate area from Florida and other states seeing spikes in COVID-19 cases. Cuomo said the trio is “seriously considering” implementing a 14-day isolation for Floridians and that …

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Cuomo Order Allows Instant Loss Of Liquor Licenses

Albany’s ABC News affiliate reports: Bars and restaurants found to be in violation of New York’s reopening parameters could risk immediate loss of their liquor license. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced two executive orders today. The first would allow for liquor licenses to be immediately revoked from businesses in the event of violating reopening guidelines. The second would make these businesses …

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NEW YORK: Gov. Cuomo To End Daily COVID Briefings

NPR reports: Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he will hold his last daily coronavirus briefing on Friday. He’s held them, mostly in Albany but also at locations across the state, for more than 115 consecutive days since the coronavirus pandemic began. Cuomo made the announcement at his daily briefing Wednesday in Albany. He said he would hold more on …

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NYC May See Crackdown On Outdoor Drinking [VIDEO]

CBS New York reports: Social distancing guidelines appeared to have gone out the window in various popular areas of Manhattan over the weekend. Video and photos posted on social media show crowds of people gathered outside bars and restaurants on the Upper East Side and in the East Village on Friday night. While current rules allow for people to get …

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Cuomo To Protesters: You Can Stop, You Won [VIDEO]

“People are still out protesting. You don’t need to protest. You won. You won. You accomplished your goal. Society says, you’re right, the police need systemic reform. That was accomplishment one. Now go to step two. What reform do you want? What do you want? “I want systemic reform. OK. How do you define systemic reform? Let’s sit down at …

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NEW YORK: Cuomo Signs Police Reform Bills Into Law, Making Fake Race-Based 911 Calls Also Now A Crime

CBS News reports: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed police reform legislation into law on Friday, more than two weeks after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis sparked a nationwide movement. The governor signed into law a bundle of police reform bills passed by the legislature this week. Among them are a repeal of law 50-A, a statewide ban on chokeholds, …

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Cuomo Rides “Safe” Subway As NYC Begins Reopening

The New York Post reports: A masked Gov. Andrew Cuomo rode the subway to work in Manhattan on Monday as New York City entered Phase One of its reopening amid the coronavirus. The governor took the No. 7 train in Queens to his office in Midtown. “Today, I took a ride on the 7 train,” Cuomo said at a daily …

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Cuomo Blasts De Blasio: He Didn’t Do His Job [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Gov. Cuomo said Tuesday the NYPD and Mayor de Blasio must “do a better job” at curbing looting and widespread chaos erupting amid civil unrest over police brutality against African-Americans. “The police in New York City were not effective at doing their job last night. Period,” the governor said during a press briefing in …

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Cuomo Announces NYC Curfew Starting 11PM Tonight

Newsday reports: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an overnight curfew in New York City will be instituted Monday night and more than 8,000 NYPD officers will be on city streets as officials look to stem the violent protests. Cuomo, in a joint statement with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, said the curfew would begin at 11 p.m. and stretch until …

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Gov. Cuomo Asks AG To Probe Misconduct By NYPD

Axios reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Sunday that he has asked the state’s attorney general to review the New York Police Department’s conduct during protests over the death of George Floyd. Several videos of protests over the weekend showed NYPD officers pushing protestors, driving SUVs through crowds and more. While some of the confrontations were instigated by …

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NYC “On Track” For Phase 1 Opening Week Of June 8

Business Insider reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that New York City will begin reopening the week of June 8. “We will stay on track by focusing on the hotspots,” Cuomo said in a tweet. “We know down to the zip code where the infection rate is higher than average. We will meet the need where it is …

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Cuomo To Sign “No Mask, No Entry” Executive Order

NBC News reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he is signing an executive order authorizing businesses to deny entry to people who do not wear a mask or face covering. “That store owner has a right to protect himself,” the governor said at his daily coronavirus briefing. “That store owner has a right to protect the other …

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New York Will Pay Death Benefits For Essential Workers

The Washington Post reports: New York’s state and local governments will provide death benefits to the families of essential workers who died while fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Monday. “We want to make sure that we remember them, and we thank our heroes of today, and they’re all around us,” Mr. Cuomo said at his …

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NY Sees Lowest Daily COVID Death Tally Since March

The New York Post reports: New York on Saturday reported its lowest daily death total from the coronavirus in nearly two months — a significant sign the state is “making real progress” in its battle to defeat killer bug, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Eighty-four people died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, down from 109 the previous day — …

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Cuomo: Long Island, Westchester Near Open Status

CBS News reports: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Friday two regions bordering New York City are expected to reopen soon. Long Island and the Mid-Hudson region could reopen next week if deaths continue to decline and their contact tracing programs are in full-swing. As of Friday, the Mid-Hudson region had met five out of seven metrics the state requires …

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Cuomo: Capital And Western NY Regions To Reopen

The New York Post reports: Western New York and the Capital Region have fulfilled six of the seven criteria — measuring hospitalizations, death rates, available beds, testing and tracing — to phase certain businesses back online. The only box left to tick is an expansion of their contact tracing capacity, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, offering the state’s help to get …

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