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New York State Office of the Governor Press Releases

472 Press Releases
  • Published on November 26, 2020 - 20:43 GMT

    Record-High Number of COVID Tests

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 217,721 COVID-19 test results were reported to New York State yesterday—a new record high.   "We know what's going on with the numbers because we're seen the movie in New York, we've seen the …

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  • Published on November 25, 2020 - 23:04 GMT

    The Numbers Depend on You

    The Governor noted that the positive testing rate in all focus areas under the state's Micro-Cluster strategy is 5.28 percent, and outside the focus zone areas is 3.04 percent. Within the focus areas, 44,453 test results were reported yesterday, …

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  • Published on November 25, 2020 - 19:58 GMT

    Deployment of 32 Rail Cars to Fire Island and Twelve Mile Reefs

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the deployment of 32 rail cars to the Fire Island and Twelve Mile reefs during the third year of New York's historic expansion of artificial reefs off the shores of Long Island. The Governor directed this …

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  • Published on November 25, 2020 - 17:19 GMT

    Final Day to Register for 10th Annual MWEB Forum

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the final day of registration for New York State's 10th Annual Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Forum and urged those interested in participating to visit the event's website to sign up. The …

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  • Published on November 25, 2020 - 17:19 GMT

    Crackdown on Impaired Driving Over Thanksgiving Weekend

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will participate in a special traffic enforcement initiative to crack down on unsafe driving behaviors during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The …

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  • Published on November 24, 2020 - 23:57 GMT

    We Cannot Go Backwards

    The Governor noted that the positive testing rate in all focus areas under the state's Micro-Cluster strategy is 4.13 percent, and outside the focus zone areas is 2.62 percent. Within the focus areas, 37,658 test results were reported yesterday, …

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  • Published on November 24, 2020 - 21:03 GMT

    Feeding NY Families on Thanksgiving

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State is partnering with Walmart, the Community Service Society of New York, Coca-Cola, Wegmans, HelloFresh, the National Supermarket Association and Stew Leonard's this week to help deliver …

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  • Published on November 24, 2020 - 20:24 GMT

    Gov. Cuomo Comments on Passing of Mayor David Dinkins

    Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo commented on the passing of former New York City Mayor David Dinkins.   VIDEO of the Governor's remarks is available on YouTube here and in TV quality (h.264, mp4) format here.   AUDIO of today's remarks is …

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  • Published on November 23, 2020 - 22:10 GMT

    Opening of Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Connection

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of a new ramp connecting the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to the Harlem River Drive, ending a detour through East Harlem streets that has persisted for more than 62 years since the Harlem River Drive's …

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  • Published on November 23, 2020 - 19:44 GMT

    Governor Cuomo Receives Founders Award

    Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo received the Founders Award at 48th International Emmy Awards. The award was presented by International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner, with help from Spike Lee, Rosie Perez, Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro,  …

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  • Published on November 23, 2020 - 17:50 GMT

    Micro-Cluster Strategy

    Updated Nov 18 - Parts of the Erie Yellow Precautionary Zone meet the metrics to transition to an Orange Warning Zone. The previous Yellow Zone is expanded to include new parts of Erie County seeing upticks in new cases, positivity, and hospital admissions …

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  • Published on November 22, 2020 - 22:45 GMT

    Governor Cuomo Provides a COVID-19 Update

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 207,907 test results were reported to New York State yesterday—a new record high.   “While we continue to see COVID-19 cases surge around the …

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  • Published on November 22, 2020 - 22:45 GMT

    Governor Cuomo Calls on Congress to Renew and Expand Support

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today called on Congress to renew and expand federal support programs for unemployed Americans — many of which have expired or will end just days after Christmas. The programs provide critical benefits for millions of American …

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  • Published on November 21, 2020 - 21:41 GMT

    COVID Update

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 207,907 test results were reported to New York State yesterday—a new record high.   “While we continue to see COVID-19 cases surge around the …

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  • Published on November 20, 2020 - 18:00 GMT

    Completion of New Empire State Trail Segment in Herkimer County

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a new 2.4 mile section of the Empire State Trail in Herkimer County between Erie Canal Lock E-18 in Jacksonburg and State Route 167 in Little Falls. This new section fills a gap in the trail …

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  • Published on November 20, 2020 - 18:00 GMT

    On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Making NY More Inclusive

    Today on Transgender Day of Remembrance, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Governor's Office of Employee Relations has released the first-ever Gender Identity Toolkit to all state agencies. The toolkit will serve as a key training resource for all …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 22:54 GMT

    Completion of Tropical Storm Isaias Utility Investigation

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Public Service Commission has completed its investigation into the apparent failure of New York's electric utilities to adequately prepare for and respond to Tropical Storm Isaias, which …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 22:54 GMT

    Con Edison Facing $25M in Penalties for Outrages in 2019

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Con Edison now faces $25 million in penalties and possible license revocation from the New York State Public Service Commission following an investigation into the utility's failed response during large- …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 22:54 GMT

    New Yorkers Urged to Avoid Thanksgiving Gatherings & Travel

    Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo urged New Yorkers to remain diligent and avoid holiday gatherings and travel ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.   AUDIO is available here.   A rush transcript is available below:   I've worked on this every …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 01:53 GMT

    Governor Cuomo Announces Updated Micro-Cluster Focus Zones

    Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced updated COVID-19 micro-cluster focus zones in New York State. Based on data metrics, the existing yellow zones in Broome and Orange Counties will be removed, and Brooklyn's orange zone will transition …

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