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In a period of just over two weeks, New York City businesses have had to think fast as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to enforce social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in the city. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio admits the New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo saw on Saturday is a bit different from the one he sees when he gets out and about. But all the same, the mayor says he's following Cuomo's directive and putting together a more specific plan that will discourage people in the city from congregating while the coronavirus crisis continues. more
Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a tour of New York City — the metropolitan area hardest hit so far by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — and didn't like what he saw. Not at all. more
People staying at home and away from their cars during the coronavirus crisis can now do so without worrying about moving their car once a week to the other side of the street. more
Richard Carranza wants to make sure no child goes hungry during the coronavirus pandemic, and to that end he has ensured that, at least during the week, all of them have access to three square meals a day. Whether they attend public school or not. more
The city streets already are quite empty, but for Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, it's just not enough. He's urging both Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to follow suit with what's happened in California and Italy, and completely shut down New York City. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio has made it official: All public schools are closed Monday, and they won’t open again until — at the earliest — April 20. The announcement came just a few hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced public schools in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties were closing beginning Monday, and that New York City public schools had 24 hours to develop an action plan that would allow those schools to shutter this week. more
With two cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 confirmed on Rikers Island, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is calling on both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to create an emergency plan that will allow those in jail a fighting chance to protect themselves from getting sick. more
The first major bill designed to combat the economic effects of the coronavirus was signed by President Trump Wednesday after the U.S. Senate approved the legislation first passed by the House last week.  more
People staying at home and away from their cars during the coronavirus crisis can now do so without worrying about moving their car once aweek to the other side of the street. At least for now. more
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