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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’ll meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss an infrastructure program with federal funds for state projects, including repairing deteriorating commuter rail tunnels under the Hudson River. Cuomo says he believes the state has finally “turned the page” on the COVID-19 pandemic for now, and it’s time to refocus on restarting the economy.

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Long Island will start to reopen parts of its economy this week after the region reported a declining number of deaths due to coronavirus. It’s part of a statewide economic phase-in plan.

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Nassau County could be out as much as $360 million this year in sales tax. That’s according to a new report from the county comptroller.

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The devastating April U.S. job numbers are an early insight into the impact COVID-19 will have on state budgets, including in New York and Connecticut.

Questions Remain On How To Reopen Restaurants Safely

May 5, 2020
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Governor Ned Lamont says restaurants with outdoor eating areas may reopen on May 20th, if they meet social distancing and other state Department of Public Health guidelines for food service.

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