New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) on Monday released New York’s plan to reopen schools on Monday, based on if a region is in phase four of reopening and has less than 5 percent coronavirus infection rate over a two week period.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the eleventh hour accepted to face off her democratic primary opponents in-person ahead of next week’s primary, but the incumbent made sure there was a lack of media coverage as she demanded that reporters be removed from the venue before taking the stage.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Dermot Shea announced on Monday that the NYPD will disband its anti-crime units and will be reassign those officers into a “variety of assignments including detective bureaus, neighborhood policing, and other assignments” effective immediately.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) has joined the nationwide calls to defund the police in response to the death of George Floyd, pledging for the first time after a week and a half of mass protests and violent riots to cut the New York Police Department (NYPD) funding to reallocate the funds to unspecified number of youth and social services programs.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) said President Trump wants to make the protests over George Floyd’s death a “reality TV show of God and country.”
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced that he will travel to Washington D.C., on Wednesday to meet with President Trump to discuss ways of jump starting the New York economy efforts through major infrastructure projects.