New York

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo will mandate that front-line workers in New York state-run hospitals be vaccinated against COVID-19. All other state workers also have to be vaccinated or be subject to weekly testing.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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A newly formed coalition is joining with key state lawmakers to campaign for a ballot measure to give New Yorkers a constitutional right to clean air and clean water.

Tribute in Light, two vertical columns of light representing the fallen towers of the World Trade Center shine against the lower Manhattan skyline on the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
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The deadline to register for benefits from the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund is Thursday. But that cutoff date only applies to certain claims. 

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A new report from the Natural Resource Defense Council suggests up to 360,000 lead pipes carry water to homes in New York.

Cuomo Announces $15M Plan To Reach The Unvaccinated

Jul 27, 2021
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state will spend $15 million to target communities with low COVID-19 vaccination rates.