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New York State Office of the Governor Press Releases

830 Press Releases
  • Published on April 8, 2021 - 22:28 GMT

    Clean Water Systems & Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors has approved more than $48 million in grants, interest-free loans, and low-cost loans to support vital drinking water and wastewater …

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  • Published on April 8, 2021 - 22:28 GMT

    More Than 11M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Have Been Administered

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than 11 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in New York State. 223,154 doses have been administered across the state's vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more …

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  • Published on April 8, 2021 - 09:27 GMT

    Reimagine, Rebuild and Renew New York

    Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented highlights of the FY 2022 Enacted Budget to reimagine, rebuild and renew New York in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The full PowerPoint presentation is available here.    VIDEO of the Governor…

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  • Published on April 7, 2021 - 14:05 GMT

    More Than 10.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than 10.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in New York State. More than 1 million people have been fully vaccinated at state and FEMA mass vaccination sites. New Yorkers 16 …

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  • Published on April 7, 2021 - 14:05 GMT

    Empire State Trail, Boilermaker Race to Hold Challenge

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the Empire State Trail and the nationally-known Boilermaker race to create the "Empire State Trail Challenge" - a four-month virtual race where participants can register and log their …

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  • Published on April 6, 2021 - 19:57 GMT

    Committee Planning Essential Workers Monument in New York City

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the creation of the Essential Workers Advisory Committee to provide design input and recommendations for a monument in New York City honoring the service and sacrifice of New York's essential workers throughout …

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  • Published on April 4, 2021 - 02:52 GMT

    Over 10 Million Total COVID Vaccine Doses Administered Across NY

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than 10 million total COVID vaccine doses have been administered across New York. 249,541 doses have been administered across the state's vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.4 …

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  • Published on April 3, 2021 - 03:01 GMT

    Website Launches for Office of Cannabis Management

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the website launch for the New York State Office of Cannabis Management. This website educates the public on the OCM's regulatory structure which, with the Cannabis Control Board, will oversee the licensure, …

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  • Published on April 3, 2021 - 01:30 GMT

    18 Community-Based Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Coming

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 18 community-based pop-up vaccination sites are coming online over the next week at houses of worship, community centers and gathering spaces as well as local businesses. These sites are expected to vaccinate 8,500 …

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  • Published on April 3, 2021 - 01:30 GMT

    Letter Asks President Biden to Support Repealing SALT Cap

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and six other Governors today issued a letter asking President Joseph R. Biden to support repealing the cap on state and local tax deductions implemented by the Trump Administration as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017. The …

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  • Published on April 2, 2021 - 02:33 GMT

    Gov. Cuomo Signs the HALT Solitary Confinement Act into Law

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the HALT Solitary Confinement Act (S2836/A2277A) into law, reforming the practice of segregated confinement in New York State correctional facilities. This legislation limits the amount of time an incarcerated person can …

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  • Published on April 2, 2021 - 00:50 GMT

    45 Million COVID-19 Test Results Have Now Been Reported

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 45 million COVID-19 test results have now been reported to New York State.      "We've been aided throughout the state's fight with COVID-19 by the willingness of New Yorkers to play by the rules …

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  • Published on April 2, 2021 - 00:50 GMT

    Economic & Infrastructure Development Grants Available

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $4.6 million in federal grant funding is available for economic and community development within New York's Northern Border Region. Competitive grant funding is available for qualified projects within New York…

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  • Published on April 1, 2021 - 13:58 GMT

    HALT Solitary Confinement Act Signed into Law

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the HALT Solitary Confinement Act (S2836/A2277A) into law, reforming the practice of segregated confinement in New York State correctional facilities. This legislation limits the amount of time an incarcerated person can …

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  • Published on April 1, 2021 - 02:47 GMT

    Gov. Cuomo Signs Legislation Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.854-A/A.1248-A) legalizing adult-use cannabis, fulfilling a key component of his 2021 State of the State agenda. The bill signing comes after the Governor, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins …

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  • Published on April 1, 2021 - 00:34 GMT

    Rapid Test Program to Expand to Help Economic Activities Reopen

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an expansion of the New York Forward Rapid Test Program to help businesses and events safely reopen, with 25 new sites open Thursday, April 1 and 10 sites opening within the next two weeks for a total of 70 sites …

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  • Published on April 1, 2021 - 00:34 GMT

    Winter Storm System Will Impact Upstate New York

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed state agencies to prepare emergency response assets as a winter weather system is set to impact Upstate areas on Thursday with heavy, wet snow and create dangerous travel conditions and power outages.  Weather …

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  • Published on March 31, 2021 - 06:50 GMT

    Port Authority Rolls Out Three Initiatives at New York Stewart

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced three major Port Authority of New York and New Jersey initiatives to re-energize New York Stewart International Airport and the surrounding region as air travel returns from unprecedented lows resulting from the …

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  • Published on March 31, 2021 - 06:50 GMT

    172,128 Doses Administered Across State in the Last 24 Hours

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program. 172,128 doses have been administered across the state's vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.3 million doses have been administered …

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  • Published on March 29, 2021 - 19:25 GMT

    Study Finds Public Water Authority is Feasible and Cost-Effective

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced completion of a study on the feasibility of municipalizing all or part of New York American Water Company, Inc.'s Long Island assets and operations. The study determined that municipalization of New York …

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