Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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The New York state Legislature for the first time rescinded some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions that were put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, including an unpopular rule that prohibited bars and restaurants from serving alcohol unless the customer also ordered food.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a Feb. 22, 2021, press briefing.
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New Yorkers who are fully vaccinated will no longer have to wear masks outdoors, and Governor Andrew Cuomo said state-run vaccination sites will no longer require advance appointments.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event to announce five new walk-in pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sites for New York Bodega, grocery store and supermarket workers in the Harlem section of New York on Friday, April 23, 2021.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday denied all allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women, and predicted that a probe of his actions by the state’s attorney general will find that he did nothing wrong.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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Supporters of a measure to ensure better workplace safety during future pandemics are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the bill, which was passed by both houses of the state Legislature this week.

New York Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine, D-Glen Cove, during a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace, in Albany, N.Y., on Feb. 12, 2019.
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The leader of the New York State Assembly’s impeachment inquiry gave a brief update Wednesday regarding several investigations into Gov. Andrew Cuomo.