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New York Capital Brief: September 17, 2020

Assembly Hearing on COVID-19’s Impact on Addiction Services On Tuesday, the Assembly held a virtual hearing to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on substance- and alcohol-use disorders and access to treatment and supportive services. “Despite this national data, we have no idea how many overdose deaths there have been […]

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New York Capital Brief: September 10, 2020

Assisted Living Policy Changes After consistent expressions of concern regarding the negative physical and mental health consequences of resident isolation, the DOH advisory on visitation in adult care facilities and assisted living residences has been changed to permit visitation in communities that have been COVID-free for 14 days, effective September 9. Hodes […]

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New York Capital Brief: September 3, 2020

Cuomo v. Trump: Rising Tensions The complicated relationship between Governor Cuomo and President Trump has become increasingly exacerbated by the pandemic and upcoming elections. For the last couple of days, the two New York natives have been sparring over the President’s call for the federal government to review potential cuts […]

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New York Capital Brief: August 20, 2020

Cuomo Delivers a Speech at the DNC On Monday night, Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered a virtual speech during night one of the Democratic National Convention, drawing on his experience leading New York State through the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Cuomo reflected on New York’s battle with the virus, calling the state […]

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New York Capital Brief: August 13, 2020

Schools to Resume In-Person Learning in September After closing schools and switching to an online education model in March, Governor Cuomo says the infection rate is now consistently low enough for schools to reopen in the fall for in-person learning. Each district is required to develop its own reopening plan […]

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New York Capital Brief: August 6, 2020

Governor Cuomo to Serve as National Association of Governors Chair NY Governor Cuomo, who will become the longest-serving current governor next year, was unanimously voted to serve as the chair of the association representing the leaders of all 55 states and territories. He is the first New York governor to […]

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New York Capital Brief: July 30, 2020

New York Budget Cuts on the Horizon For several months, Governor Cuomo has been vigorously urging Congress to pass a federal stimulus package that includes aid to states hit hard by COVID-19. Just this week, the Governor penned a letter to New York’s congressional delegation, saying the HEALS Act, which […]

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New York Capital Brief: July 23, 2020

Legislative Update State lawmakers have been busy with a special session this week taking up dozens of issues ranging from COVID-relief to typical “end-of-session” local legislation. Since the effects of COVID-19 have sent this election year awry, special attention has been drawn to the State’s antiquated voting procedures. In March, […]

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New York Capital Brief: July 16, 2020

New Mandatory Reporting for Travelers from High-Risk States On Monday, July 13th, Governor Cuomo announced a new mandated form that requires travelers entering NY from restricted states to disclose their travel plans. The mandate is part of the state’s effort to enforce its 14-day quarantine requirements for travelers from states […]

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New York Capital Brief: July 9, 2020

NYS Dept. of Health Issues Report on COVID-19 in Nursing Homes On July 6th, after months of media scrutiny and concerns expressed by legislators and advocacy groups, NYS Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD released a report: Factors Associated with Nursing Home Infections and Fatalities in NYS During the COVID-19 Global […]

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