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Pandemic lawsuit dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Buffalo law firm against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James objecting to restrictions imposed by the state because of the COVD-19 pandemic. U.S. District Court Judge John ...

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Cuomo grants clemency to three

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has granted clemency to three people who have demonstrated substantial evidence of rehabilitation and a commitment to their communities. Cuomo fully commuted the sentences of two individuals and reduced the sentence of another. While in custody, ...

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Cuomo declares Juneteenth a holiday

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday issued an executive order recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees, in recognition of the official emancipation of African Americans throughout the United States. Cuomo plans to propose legislation to make Juneteenth an official state ...

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Child Victims Act deadline extended

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that New York state will extend the window for victims to file claims under the Child Victims Act for an additional five months, until Jan. 14. Last year, Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act to give ...

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State makes emergency change in siting regulations for wind power projects

The New York state Department of Public Service last week revised its definition of “revision,” making it possible for a company building a wind turbine to modify its approved plans without triggering a new public hearing. An emergency ruling in ...

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