New York City is one of three cities deemed to be permitting anarchy, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Monday, and as such risks losing federal funding. But both state and local officials responded by threatening to take the Trump administration to court if it withholds billions of dollars that have been allocated to the city.
City comptroller Scott Stringer has made official his intent to run for New York City mayor, but the pandemic and protests may expand which candidates ultimately emerge as front-runners to replace Bill de Blasio, who is term-limited.
The president is putting out the word that he is considering spending as much as $100 million of his own fortune on his reelection effort as campaign officials try to buck up key supporters and donors amid daunting polling numbers and other bad news.
Top police leaders in Rochester, New York, announced their retirements Tuesday amid nightly protests over the city's handling of the suffocation death of Daniel Prude, with the outgoing chief accusing critics of trying to "destroy my character and integrity."
Hundreds of people gathered Monday afternoon in a small town south of Portland for a pro-President Donald Trump vehicle rally — just over a week after member of a far-right group was fatally shot after a Trump caravan went through Oregon's largest city.
Legislation introduced at the request of the state comptroller that will help ease the financial difficulties facing local governments and school districts and give them greater fiscal flexibility amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been signed into law.
After being shuttered for a month, an online fundraising effort is underway to support a suburban Buffalo business forced to close its doors on allegations the owner violated the governor’s orders amid the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan.
A second caution area is emerging in New York as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that enhanced COVID-19 testing teams will be sent to Oneonta.
It comes less than a day after SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras ordered the state college in the southern upstate town to switch to online-only instruction for the next two weeks.