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New York lawmakers move to limit Cuomo's emergency powers

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ALBANY, N.Y. - Democrats in the New York Legislature on Friday took their most concrete step against an increasingly embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo, advancing a bill that imposes some limits on his king-like emergency powers as they grow increasingly frustrated with the leader of their party.
Republicans weren't sold that this bill actually does much. But as the allegations against the three-term governor continue to snowball, the list of Democrats hinting at more severe steps against Cuomo continued to grow in the hours before the vote, which had been in the works for weeks.
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Senate votes to strip Cuomo of pandemic emergency powers

Senate votes to strip Cuomo of pandemic emergency powers

1 month ago   |   By Times Union

ALBANY - The state Senate voted to strip Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of his emergency powers Friday, but not without lengthy debate split across party lines where Republicans blasted the bill as a “sham” for not repealing the directives Cuomo has issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The legislation revokes Cuomo's ability to issue new directives, but allows existing orders that deal with preserving public health to remain while providing greater legislative oversight over those directives. The bill also gives legislators the ability to end the state of emergency, which was under the...
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New York Senate Votes To Strip Cuomo Of Emergency Powers

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The bill will stop the governor from issuing new directives as he faces multiple controversies, though he can still extend existing ones.
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New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

New York state lawmakers moved Friday to rescind the emergency powers they granted to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to handle the coronavirus pandemic.
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