The governor signed several new bills into law on Monday, including legislation regulating waste from oil and natural gas; extending the look-back window on the Child Victims’ Act; authorizing the state to revoke real estate licenses for violation of the Human Rights Law; and allowing for the manufacture and sale of ice cream and frozen desserts made with liquor.
New York came in ninth highest in the second annual U.S. Prosperity Index from the Legatum Institute, based on growth, economic performance and quality-of-life indicators among all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The mayor of New York City outlined on Friday how his administration plans to bring students back to its public schools, an initiative the mayor said is the most important part of the city’s reopening plan.
New York state is continuing to make good on promises to provide support to other states hit by the coronavirus pandemic and is working with Northwell Health to send healthcare personnel and equipment to Utah this weekend.