The bill, which has the backing of senior health officials and civil rights groups, has angered religious conservatives.
"As I said, I'm gonna take my test, I'm gonna be out there to watch the game with you and we look forward to it," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday.
"If the variant is here, I want to know, because that would be problematic," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
The top scientist said of the strain: "Follow it carefully, but don't overreact to it."
"Without state and local funding, the vaccine distribution will be delayed. You will be held accountable for that delay, which will lead to more deaths and make the federal vaccine program a debacle," the New York governor wrote in a letter to the president.
With an imminent snowstorm approaching and indoor dining banned for the time being, the director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance says that restaurants in the Big Apple are reeling once again.
"Now we're seeing the kind of level of infection that we haven't seen since May," the mayor said.
With Hunter Biden under federal investigation, Biden's pick to lead the DOJ faces the thorny task of shielding the department from any appearance of political bias.
Lindsey Boylan, now a candidate for Manhattan Borough president, alleged that Cuomo "sexually harassed" her "for years."
Statewide contact-tracing data shows that bars and restaurants account for only 1.4 percent of new coronavirus cases in New York, while private household gatherings account for the majority of the spread.
"You can be De Niro or Pacino," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told Dr. Anthony Fauci. "Which one do you want to be?"
Officials will monitor hospitalization numbers in all New York state regions over the next five days and implement restrictions in areas where rates do not stabilize.
The bar had tried to skirt the law by declaring the bar as an "autonomous zone" and offering "free" food and drink with a "suggested donation" to cover its usual prices.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins a long list of leading politicians to have allegedly broken their own rules. Here's the rundown.
After almost a year of state governments being given carte blanche authority, it was time to remind governors like Cuomo that the Constitution, and specifically the First Amendment, hadn't been repealed.
Mac's Public House has been attempting to skirt pandemic restriction laws by serving food and alcohol inside for free.
"But here's the deal: if somebody gets sick from what you did, you handle it. Don't call an ambulance and expose an ambulance driver. Don't go to the hospital," Cuomo said Monday.
Mac's Public House in Staten Island has been fighting to stay open in defiance of coronavirus lockdown restrictions for non-essential businesses.
A cutout of Governor Andrew Cuomo's head peered into Joe Borelli's home during a Thanksgiving gathering that broke a 10-person rule.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said that he didn't feel that the Supreme Court ruling was protesting lockdowns in the way that Pope Francis spoke about those who opposed restrictions.
"I am grateful by the decision of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, who have recognized the clear First Amendment violation and urgent need for relief in this case."
Late Wednesday, Trump-appointee Justice Amy Coney Barrett played her first decisive role in the Supreme Court as it ruled against Governor Andrew Cuomo's COVID-19 restrictions for religious services.
"I think that the Supreme Court ruling on religious gatherings is more or less illustrative of the Supreme Court than anything else."
The Roman Catholic Church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues in the Brooklyn and Queens borough of New York City sued to challenge attendance limits at houses of worship.
"Twenty people around a table, everybody drinking, passing turkey, laughing, kissing, hugging...Those commercials have nothing to do with what this Thanksgiving should be," Cuomo said Tuesday.
Several sheriffs and a New York City council member have said they plan to ignore the governor's new rules, calling them unconstitutional.
Onlookers shouted "no more masks, burn the masks," as the state's seven-day average number of cases hit the highest level since April.
"As the Bible says, we need to obey God rather than man. A pastor has a responsibility to keep his church safe, but also to keep it open," Jeffress told Fox Business Sunday.
While appearing on CNN Newsroom, Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino spoke about Cuomo's new holiday orders, which limits Thanksgiving gatherings to 10 people or less and how he will not enforce them.