Tag: Andrew Cuomo

Basic Services, Emergency Services

Gov. Cuomo proposes bill to ‘dramatically increase penalties’ for NY utility storm response failures

October 30, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

New York utilities are coping with the remnants of Hurricane Zeta and say they are always working to improve storm response. At the same time, the state is considering stricter penalties for potential failures. “After every storm we look for […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

New Evasions Underscore 24/7 Subway Service Has Become a Political Hot Potato

August 25, 2020

Via: NYC Streets Blog

The cagey and enigmatic pronouncements of state leaders on the question of the restoration of 24/7 subway service are lending an air of mystery to the decision — and are providing fresh evidence that the subject has become a political […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

New York Gov. Cuomo orders 75% of nonessential workforce to stay home as coronavirus cases surge to 4,152

March 19, 2020


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday ordered 75% of the workforce in nonessential services to stay at home, approved mortgage relief for consumers and waived health rules to increase hospital capacity as the number of coronavirus cases across the […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Proposes Bottle Bill Expansion, Plastic Bag Ban

January 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the 2019 Executive Budget will include a plastic bag ban and a bottle bill expansion. The legislation would ban all single-use plastic bags, and the expansion of the bottle bill, which would make […]