Empire Center: Empire Center Sues Cuomo Administration for Withholding Nursing Home COVID Data

Empire Center: Empire Center Sues Cuomo Administration for Withholding Nursing Home COVID Data. “The Empire Center today filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Health (DOH) after DOH refused to release records showing the full count of coronavirus deaths among nursing home residents, including those that occurred after patients were transferred to hospitals.”

CNN: Andrew Cuomo reinstates indoor dining in New York City — but restrictions apply

CNN: Andrew Cuomo reinstates indoor dining in New York City — but restrictions apply. “New York City restaurants will be allowed to resume indoor dining, with strict restrictions. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that restaurants can restart indoor dining on September 30, but they will be limited to operating at 25% capacity.”

‘We’re on the line’: Cuomo reads the riot act over NYC crowds and warns of new coronavirus shutdown (New York Daily News)

New York Daily News: ‘We’re on the line’: Cuomo reads the riot act over NYC crowds and warns of new coronavirus shutdown. “Gov. Cuomo came out guns blazing Monday against the crowds of young people flouting the coronavirus restrictions with wild street parties in New York City. Even as he ticked off statistics showing that the virus remains under control for now, Cuomo railed against Astoria in Queens and the Lower East Side in Manhattan as the summer heats up.”

Gothamist: Cuomo Mum On How Quarantines For Hotspot Visitors Get Enforced

Gothamist: Cuomo Mum On How Quarantines For Hotspot Visitors Get Enforced. “Governors Andrew Cuomo, Phil Murphy and Ned Lamont added eight states to an initial list of eight high-infection states last week. The governors maintain the quarantine order is legal, and several legal scholars agree. But there’s active debate on whether it’s practical, desirable, or enforceable.”

“Fire Through Dry Grass”: Andrew Cuomo Saw COVID-19’s Threat to Nursing Homes. Then He Risked Adding to It. (ProPublica)

ProPublica: “Fire Through Dry Grass”: Andrew Cuomo Saw COVID-19’s Threat to Nursing Homes. Then He Risked Adding to It.. “A nursing home in Troy, New York, followed the governor’s order to accept patients being treated for COVID-19. Six weeks later, 18 residents were dead of the disease.”

Voice of America: New York Governor Pushes Trump for Infrastructure Spending

Voice of America: New York Governor Pushes Trump for Infrastructure Spending. “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed President Donald Trump on Wednesday to embrace a massive infrastructure spending plan to get Americans back to work in the face of the coronavirus commerce shutdowns.”

Axios: Cuomo announces 7-state consortium for buying PPE

Axios: Cuomo announces 7-state consortium for buying PPE. “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Delaware are forming a regional consortium to reduce competition when purchasing personal protection equipment (PPE).”

Reuters: NY governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps

Reuters: NY governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps. “New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook Inc may be accessing far more personal information than previously known from smartphone users, including health and other sensitive data.”