On Monday, Governor Hochul announced she will not be extending her COVID emergency powers – the same order that suspended the Comptroller’s office from reviewing COVID contracts. Capitol Correspondent Amal Tlaige spoke with an expert who explained why its crucial the Comptrollers office gets back to being the fiscal watchdog for New York.
. It’s been nearly two years since New York has led the fight against the corona virus, but as the virus evolves so does the battle. On Monday, Governor Hochul announced she will not be extending COVID emergency powers which she’s held onto since former Governor Cuomo left office in August of last year.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian lawmakers voted Monday night to extend the emergency powers that police can invoke to quell any potential restart of blockades by those opposed to COVID-19 restrictions. Lawmakers in the House of Commons voted 185 to 151 to affirm the powers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said earlier that the powers were still […]
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers Monday to quell the paralyzing protests by truckers and others angry over Canada’s COVID-19 restrictions, outlining plans not only to tow away their rigs but to strike at their bank accounts and their livelihoods. “These blockades are illegal, and if you are still participating, […]
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday he is removing emergency powers police can use after authorities ended the blockades at the borders and the occupation in Ottawa by truckers and others opposed to COVID-19 restrictions. Trudeau said the “threat continues” but the acute emergency that included entrenched occupations has ended. His […]
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — You may have heard that some state lawmakers, both Democrats and Republicans, are talking about stripping, or at least limiting the emergency powers granted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. What exactly are the emergency powers granted to the governor? The state government, like the […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Legislation aimed at revoking the temporary emergency powers given to Governor Andrew Cuomo at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year has passed the Senate. It will still need to be voted on by the Assembly and then signed into law. The legislation: Revokes the Governor’s authority to issue any new […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) – New York Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy held a press conference with several Republican lawmakers at noon. They blasted the Dems’ plan to strip emergency powers from Governor Andrew Cuomo. Lawmakers are set to vote on the legislation as early as Friday. Many have said it does little to limit the powers of […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — In the wake of the Cuomo Administration’s nursing home data controversy, several lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have called for the rollback of the governor’s emergency powers. The New York State legislature granted Gov. Andrew Cuomo the ability to issue executive orders to cope with the coronavirus pandemic back […]