Transcript: Gov. Cuomo Criticizes the Trump Administration’s COVID-19 Response in Interview on WAMC Northeast...

Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was a guest on WAMC Northeast Public Radio with Alan Chartock. A rush transcript of the Governor's interview is below: Alan Chartock: Good afternoon to you, sir. Governor Cuomo: Alan, I...

After Brindisi Push to Bring More Not-For-Profit Security Funds to the Area, Congressman Provides...

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced more than $400,000 in Department of Homeland Security grants for New York’s 22nd Congressional district. Earlier this year, Brindisi supported plussed-up funding, urged local groups to apply for these critical...

NY A.G. James Demands Trump EPA do its Job to Control Methane Pollution

New York Attorney General Letitia James, leading a coalition of 15 attorneys general and the city of Chicago, continued to demand the Trump Administration stop ignoring its legal responsibility to control methane emissions from...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Calls for Businesses Such as Gyms, Malls, Cinemas and Recreational Facilities Excluded...

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) is calling on Gov. Cuomo to include businesses such as gyms, movie theaters, indoor malls and recreational facilities in Phase 4 of New York’s reopening plan. Following a recent announcement...

Column: NY State Must Make Nursing Homes a Focus of the Effort to Fight...

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District My office has heard from numerous nursing home residents and their families about serious concerns they have regarding nursing homes and COVID-19. While I...

Given Concerns From Local Taxpayers, Reps. Brindisi & Katko Ask IRS to Immediately Resolve...

U.S. Reps. Anthony Brindisi (D, NY-22) and John Katko (R, NY-24) today led a bipartisan effort urging the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to take immediate steps to address confusion surrounding the agency’s delivery of...

Schumer: Federal Public Health Emergency Expires in July–Emergency Declaration Must be Kept in Place...

Noting that the clock is ticking, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer called on the Trump Administration to extend the nation’s public health emergency declaration first issued this past winter to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Schumer...

Griffo: State Must Continue to Focus on Nursing Homes During COVID-19 Pandemic

New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-I-C-Rome, has reached out to state Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker regarding the state’s handling of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic. A number of nursing home residents...

With the Support of NY’s Semiconductor Industry, Sen. Schumer Announces Bipartisan National Foundries Act,...

Citing concerns that China is catching up to the U.S. in microelectronics production capacity, U.S. Senator Schumer today unveiled the American Foundries Act, a bipartisan initiative that seeks to reestablish U.S. leadership and revitalize...

Column–Finding Ways to Help Small Businesses During the Pandemic

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has had a disastrous effect on restaurants, bars and other venues throughout New York State. During...
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