Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino speaks in Plattsburgh on Tuesday, May 11.
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Another Republican entered next year’s race for governor Tuesday, with former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino throwing his hat in the ring for the party’s nomination.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that all State and City University of New York students will have to get a COVID-19 vaccination if they want to enroll in the fall semester.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday signed the New York Health and Essential Rights, or HERO, Act, calling it “a historic step forward for working people.”

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Telecommunication trade groups have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to block a new law in New York that would force them to provide internet service to low-income customers for $15 a month.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a measure passed by the New York State Legislature that extends a moratorium on evictions through Aug. 31, saying the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t over.