The state budget was due on April 1, but it was not submitted until Tuesday, April 6. Governor Cuomo announced that he had reached an agreement with Albany legislative leaders yesterday on a tax increase.
The current mayor of the City of Albany, Kathy Sheehan, announced last year that she would be seeking a third term as the mayor of Albany. This year, thanks to the Board of Elections, several opponents have been eliminated from the playing field.
New York residents continue to be vaccinated and the next category will begin this week. The governor has announced that individuals in the 1B category may begin scheduling appointments for the vaccination this week
Governor Andrew Cuomo recently authorized the release of approximately 800 people who are incarcerated for violating their probation. He also authorized the release of 2200 felons who are convicted of non-violent offenses.