Andrew Cuomo issued an emergency executive action Sunday to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the state.
Cuomo also directed state police and the Department of Health to immediately partner to increase enforcement, including potential criminal, penalties against retailers that sell e-cigarettes to underage youth and announced he will move forward legislation to ban the marketing of e-cigarettes to children and teens.
(CNN) New York City diners may soon see a Covid-19 surcharge on their bills as the restaurant industry continues to hobble due to the coronavirus pandemic. The New York City Council passed a bill on Wednesday 46-2 that would allow restaurants to charge as much as 10% on customers dining indoors or outdoors to help cover Covid-19 expenses. Labeled the "COVID-19 Recovery Charge," the surcharge does not add to the bill's overall tax, nor applies to delivery or takeout orders.
A new report in the NY Post has shed new light on the disfunction inside NY Mayor Bill de Blasio's beleaguered administration. The report cited an incident centering around the de Blasio's celebration of centennial of women's suffrage. A white staffer apparently sparked bitter race row after telling black colleague it was 'negging' and 'confrontational' to bring up race in the suffrage conversation.
Actor Paul Rudd has poked fun at himself in a public service film in which heasks “fellow millennials” to wear a mask in the fight against Covid-19. Thevideo was tweeted by Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo
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Amid a deadly pandemic, devastating wildfires, racial unrest and a polarizing political divide, the U.S. honored those who died in a tragedy 19 years ago during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama capped off the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, where a parade of high-profile speakers took President Donald Trump to task for his handling of the global health crisis and America's racial divide. Gloria Tso reports.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the Democratic National Convention Monday, said America's immune system has been weakened by a divided nation fueled by President Trump's rhetoric and actions.