Lawmakers praise the COVID relief package, a unique way to study mental health out of Yale, and Suffolk County is waiting on a plan for police reform. Also, the resolution to a cheating scandal at West Point is raising some eyebrows.
Long Island schools have some of the worst fountain water in the state, the COVID-19 relief package could be a big help to Connecticut, the latest on the Thomas Valva case in Suffolk County, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo could be stripped of emergency powers today.
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont reopens restaurants and retail to full capacity, but some experts say it may be too soon. U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin of Long Island might run for governor of New York, a bill to combat housing discrimination in Connecticut, and concerns from doctors over the state’s vaccine rollout.
First Lady Jill Biden stopped by a Meriden, Connecticut, elementary school today. Also, plans to boost vaccine distribution in vulnerable areas, advocates call for voting rights for those on parole, and Cuomo addresses the sexual harassment charges.