GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO EXPAND PUBLIC INPUT IN THE RULES-MAKING PROCESS 

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    Legislation (S.0155/A.6267) Permits Agencies to Use Innovative Techniques in Organizing Public Hearings on Proposed Rules to Solicit Public Participation          Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.0155/A.6267) further enhancing the ability of the public to participate in the rulemaking...

Senator Schumer: Veterans’ Administration Healthcare Facilities Across Upstate New York Are Woefully Short of...

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After announcing a plan to stabilize the U.S. supply chain and provide critical oversight of the distribution of coronavirus (COVID-19) related materials, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Department of Veterans Affairs...

Utica’s Burmese hold protest against Military Coup in Myanmar

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Today at 2:30pm outside of Munson Williams museum, a crowd of about 50 Burmese immigrants rallied to show solidarity with their country Myanmar (formally called Burma) which has been overtaken in a military coup....

Covid-19 cases now fall into 3 distinct categories

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Even as the current surge of Covid-19 in the United States surpasses those in the spring and summer of 2020, trailing only the devastating winter wave, it is being driven by a different mix of cases than the prior waves. Back then, the coronavirus was still new and most people had no immunity to it.…

Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Register as Organ Donors

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GOVERNOR CUOMO URGES NEW YORKERS TO REGISTER AS ORGAN DONORS ON NEW YORK'S ANNUAL ORGAN DONOR ENROLLMENT DAY 6.4 Million New Enrollees Since New Initiative Began in 2015 More Than 9,000 New Yorkers Await a Lifesaving...

Column: NY State Must Make Nursing Homes a Focus of the Effort to Fight...

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By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District My office has heard from numerous nursing home residents and their families about serious concerns they have regarding nursing homes and COVID-19. While I...

January 6 texts from Fox hosts reveal the lie at

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As the Capitol riot unfolded on January 6, Fox News hosts knew exactly how bad things were. “The president needs to tell people in the Capitol to go home. This is hurting all of us. He is destroying his legacy,” Laura Ingraham texted to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. “Please, get him on…

Completion of $30 million affordable and supportive housing development

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Newly Constructed Webster Green Brings 82 Homes with Supportive Services to Bedford Park Neighborhood Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a $30 million affordable and supportive housing development in the Bedford Park...

MAYOR PALMIERI ANNOUNCES PHASE II OF UTICA PROSPERITY INITIATIVE

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Mayor Robert Palmieri today unveiled Phase II of the city’s allocation of funding through the Utica Prosperity Initiative, which will be presented to the Board of Estimate & Apportionment (E&A) on Monday November 1st for...

MAYOR PALMIERI APPOINTS VENICE ERVIN TO SERVE ON UTICA COMMON COUNCIL

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Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced his appointment of Venice Ervin to fill the vacancy of the 5th Ward Common Council seat. The seat was vacant due to the recent resignation of former Councilman Delvin Moody....