Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo threatens the safety of Trump over NYC federal funding, then quickly walks it back

New York Governor threatened President Donald Trump's safety if he decided to return to New York City after the New York Post reported that Trump is considering pulling federal funds from a number of lawless cities across the country, including the The Big Apple.

Collin Jones

Cuomo violates Twitter policy by questioning health experts' guidance—Twitter doesn't seem to care

Will Twitter take action or do these rules only apply to Trump and regular people?

Libby Emmons

Cuomo grants special permission for pop stars to perform at VMAs as he actively punishes local NYC businesses

Some of the music industry's biggest names are set to appear in New York City for the Video Music Awards despite Gov. Cuomo saying that New York restaurants could not hold live music events.

Collin Jones

Cuomo targets New York businesses, threatens to shut down again as people flee city, state

Cuomo warned that restaurants may have to shutter their doors again to stifle the spread of the coronavirus.

Collin Jones

New York gym owners file lawsuit against Governor Cuomo

A group of gym owners throughout NYC and NY state have gotten together, hired a lawyer and filed an injunction against Governor Cuomo’s state government.

James Anthony

Federal judge lifts 50-person wedding limit in two New York couples' lawsuits against Gov. Cuomo

A federal judge in Syracuse ruled in favour of two New York couples who challenged the state's 50-person cap on wedding celebrations.

Mia Cathell

Cuomo and de Blasio disagree over whether New York City needs the rich

De Blasio said the city doesn't need the rich, while Cuomo has begged them to come back.

Collin Jones

De Blasio institutes checkpoints to get into New York while Cuomo crusades against businesses

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that quarantine checkpoints would be installed at entrances to the city. Cuomo shut down ten more restaurants.

Libby Emmons

New York governor calls outdoor concert 'illegal and reckless,' but allows mass protests to continue

New York governor Andrew Cuomo has now launched an investigation into what he called an "illegal and reckless" concert put on by The Chainsmokers over the weekend. This comes as riots continue throughout the city without legal action.

Collin Jones

NYC liquor licenses suspended as Cuomo blames young people out drinking for coronavirus, but protestors are fine

Contract tracers assessing coronavirus transmission are directed to ask people if they've been out drinking, but are still instructed not to ask if they've been out protesting.

Mia Cathell

Rob Reiner says 'a vote for Trump is a vote for death'

Actor and comedian Rob Reiner on Monday said that President Donald Trump is "murdering Americans," due to Trump's handling of the coronavirus.

Sam Edwards

New York City to push back indoor restaurant reopenings due to COVID-19 fears

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday that the city will not reopen indoor dining on July 6 as originally planned.

Collin Jones

De Blasio bans contact tracing of protesters, then says protests didn't lead to COVID-19 infections

Mayor Bill de Blasio instructed contact tracers within the five boroughs to not ask COVID-19 positive persons whether they had participated in protests. Now the city that never sleeps is reporting that there's no uptick in coronavirus cases as a result of the protests.

Libby Emmons

New York City mayor tells contact tracers to NOT ask if COVID positive people attended George Floyd protests

That there continues to be fines and penalties for those who gather for reasons other than to protest on behalf of Black Lives Matter makes a mockery of our city and state officials.

Libby Emmons

Protester threatens to burn down Jewish 'Diamond District' in NYC unless demands are met

A protest leader partaking in the Black Lives Matter protests over the death of George Floyd threatened to burn down the Diamond District in New York City.

Ian Miles Cheong