Tag Archives: New York state

REPORT: Wife Of Andrew Giuliani Has Fake Backstory

New York Magazine reports: New York Post gossip grande dame Cindy Adams devoted generous space to romantic bulletins about “handsome” (her word) Giuliani and “beautiful,” “blonde,” and “Lithuanian” Zivile Rezgyte, whom she cast as the kind of immigrant around whom simple patriotic lore, and modern far-right marketing and self-deception, is spun. “To find the American dream,” Adams wrote, “she arrived …

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NY Drops Restrictions As State Hits Vax Benchmark

The New York Daily News reports: New York reached a major pandemic milestone Tuesday as Gov. Cuomo announced that 70% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. To honor the occasion, landmarks will be lit up in blue and gold and fireworks displays will be held across the state as the majority of …

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Gay Dem Launches Bid To Unseat Cultist Elise Stefanik

Politico reports: Democrat Matt Putorti is launching a campaign against Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), aiming to knock out one of the Republican Party’s rising stars and a newly minted member of House leadership. Putorti is a 37-year-old attorney from Upstate New York focused on LGBTQ+ equality, reducing gun violence, and immigration. “Elise Stefanik is a threat to spaghetti dinner towns,” …

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New York Approves Stiff Penalties For Faking Vax Status

Gothamist reports: In the coming months, showing proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will become commonplace before going into a bar, getting on a flight, or going back to school or the office. To deter people who are vaccine-averse and might be tempted to flash fake credentials, New York lawmakers passed a bill today criminalizing the falsification of vaccine records under …

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Andrew Giuliani Battles “Crackhead Barney” [VIDEO]

So this actually happened yesterday: Andrew Giuliani is running for governor of New York and took his campaign to New York City’s Times Square, where he was confronted by a TikTok personality who goes by the moniker “Crackhead Barney,” because that’s is the way we live now, dear readers. Giuliani and Crackhead Barney proceeded to get into a rather ugly …

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NY To Lift Most COVID Rules When 70% Are Vaxxed

Gothamist reports: Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that the vast majority of New York’s coronavirus restrictions and safety measures will be lifted once 70% of adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine—which he estimated could happen within the next two weeks. All capacity restrictions, social distancing, cleaning and disinfection requirements, health screenings ,and contact tracing would …

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NRA Withdraws Federal Suit Against New York AG

CNN reports: The National Rifle Association has withdrawn its federal lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, where it alleges she violated the organization’s constitutional right and asks for a jury to determine it’s been operating lawfully in the state. The NRA says in a statement that it “voluntarily” withdrew this suit “in favor of pursuing the same claims …

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New York Moves To Make Faking Proof Of Vax A Felony

Spectrum News reports: Forging a vaccination card or providing fraudulent proof of immunity could soon be a felony in New York based on a measure approved Thursday by the Democratic-led Assembly. The measure, yet to pass in the state Senate, would tighten forgery laws and penalties in New York. The bill would lead to felony charges for forging immunization records …

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Anti-Vax Andrew Giuliani Defies NY Mask Mandate

The New York Daily News reports: Despite opting against getting the coronavirus vaccine, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Giuliani keeps making campaign appearances in various indoor settings without a face mask on in violation of New York’s public health restrictions. Giuliani has posted photos of himself on Twitter appearing without a mask and shoulder-to-shoulder with staff indoors at a bagel shop, …

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1.1 Million NYers Have Downloaded Digital Passport

The New York Times reports: This magic ticket is New York State’s Excelsior Pass, which was introduced in March as the first and only government-issued vaccine passport in the country, accessible, for now, only to people who have been vaccinated in the state. Though it is basically just a QR code on your phone that indicates your vaccine status, the …

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Long Overdue NYC-NJ Rail Tunnels Get Approval

The New York Times reports: For five years, the plan to build a second pair of rail tunnels between New York City and New Jersey has been deemed one of the most critical infrastructure projects in the country. But it needed a green light from federal officials. On Friday, after years of delays during the Trump administration, that approval officially …

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Biden Displays “No Shame” List Of GOP Reps Who Boast About Benefits Of Rescue Plan That They Voted Against

The New York Daily News reports: Four GOP lawmakers from the Empire State were included on a “no shame” list that President Biden pulled out during a speech Thursday to ridicule Republicans who have touted the benefits of his $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue plan even though they voted against it. Biden did not call out any of the 13 Republicans …

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New York Health Group Calls For Banning Tobacco Sales

Gothamist reports: For years, New York City and state lawmakers have been working to make it harder and more expensive for residents to smoke. A public health group is now laying out an ambitious goal: Ending the sale of smokable tobacco products altogether. The New York State Public Health Association is among 148 organizations worldwide that signed onto a statement …

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MD And NY Launch Lottery Chances For Vax Offers

Baltimore’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday a $2 million COVID-19 vaccine lottery for Marylanders. In a partnership with Maryland Lottery and the state health department, Marylanders who are vaccinated will be eligible for a $40,000 prize. The random selections will be take place daily between May 25 to July 3. Hogan said on July 4, a …

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Andrew Giuliani Rips AOC, Cuomo In First Campaign Ad

All the typical cultist talking points: Andrew Giuliani officially kicked off his Republican campaign for governor by unveiling a video ripping into embattled three-term Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The video also mocks Mayor de Blasio and fellow progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and criticizes the defund the police movement. “At the first sign of problems, they shut us down,” says …

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Andrew Giuliani Says His Father, The “Greatest Mayor” In US History, Will Campaign For Him In NY Gov Bid

“When you’ve got the greatest prosecutor in the history of the Southern District. When you’ve got the greatest mayor – not just in the history of New York – but in the history of America, you’re foolish if you don’t use him as an asset.” – Andrew Giuliani, saying that his father will work on his campaign for governor. The …

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Andrew Giuliani Formally Unveils Bid For NY Governor

The New York Post reports: Andrew Giuliani has dreams of turning next year’s gubernatorial race into another “Fight of the Century.” The son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will announce Tuesday that he’s officially running for the Republican primary in 2022 — and is confident he can not only knock out veteran GOP competition but then go …

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Cuomo: Vaccinated NYers Can Mostly Ditch Masks

The New York Daily News reports: Fully vaccinated New Yorkers can ditch their masks in most circumstances starting Wednesday as the Empire State adopts guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new guidance still calls for masks to be worn in some crowded indoor settings and on mass transit. They must also be worn in schools, …

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Cuomo Set To Make $5.1M From Pandemic Book Deal

The New York Times reports: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reported earning $3.12 million last year from his memoir about leading New York during the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures obtained by The New York Times. State officials said his contract for the book also included another $2 million to be paid over the next two years. The windfall payment, which …

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GOP Rep Who Sought To Overturn Election Now Says Biden Won (Because Rep Is Now Running For NY Gov)

Newsday reports: Rep. Lee Zeldin, the front-runner to be the Republican nominee for New York governor, acknowledged in a Newsday interview last week that Joe Biden won the presidency and said he won’t call the election “illegitimate,” even though he sought to overturn it. Zeldin edged away from former President Donald Trump in the interview in the Capitol Wednesday just …

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