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Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 18, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

New York Post. August 17, 2022. Editorial: Gov. Hochul, end your pointless, pay-to-play COVID ‘emergency’ order Gov. Kathy Hochul just reupped her eternally extended COVID “emergency,” though any actual emergency ended months ago at the latest. ...

New York judge sides with Cuomo in dispute over book deal

Aug. 16, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge sided with former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday in his dispute with a now-defunct state ethics commission that ordered him to give up $5 million he was paid to write a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Joint Commission...

New York restricts families from sending packages to inmates

Aug. 14, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As part of an effort to keep illegal drugs and other contraband out of state prisons, New York is taking away one of the few pleasures of life behind bars: It will no longer let people send inmates care packages from home. Under the new policy, which the state...

New York scraps word ‘inmate’ in state law

Aug. 12, 2022 07:25 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has amended several state laws to remove the word “inmate” and replace it with “incarcerated person” to refer to people serving prison time. The changes, signed into law Monday by Gov. Kathy Hochul, are intended to reduce the stigma of being in...

Cuomo: Taxpayers should pay sexual harassment legal bills

Aug. 11, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants taxpayers to foot his legal bills as he defends himself against a workplace sexual harassment claim — and he's suing the state's attorney general over it. Cuomo filed the suit against Attorney General Letitia James on...

Today in History: August 10, Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in

Aug. 10, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2022. There are 143 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 04, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

Dunkirk Evening Observer. August 1, 2022. Editorial: LEGISLATURE Why not let voters decide on number? It makes sense why legislative Democrats want to decrease the number of Chautauqua County legislators. With Republicans holding a 15-4 majority on the...

Today in History: Aug. 3, deadly Walmart shooting in Texas

Aug. 03, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2022. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 3, 2019, a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, leaving 22 people dead; prosecutors...

Top New York judge says she'll comply with vaccine mandate

Jul. 28, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge on New York’s highest court has reversed her refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine months after not complying with a vaccination mandate. Judge Jenny Rivera, one of seven jurists on the state’s Court of Appeals, said this week that she is now ready to...

Ex-Cuomo adviser killed when Lyft ride ends on highway

Jul. 27, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) — An ex-adviser to former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was killed in a crash after police say a Lyft driver ordered him out of the car in the middle of a Delaware highway over the weekend. Delaware State Police on Wednesday said the ride-hailing driver, who...