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.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has been making headlines for a full year now, and most of the news was good. Unfortunately for him the news has turned sour and now some legislators are calling for his resignation.
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.
Even with the executive order, landlords are still moving forward with the eviction process and serving notices of eviction to tenants. The notices give tenants two weeks to contest the case or be evicted.
In-person visitations are slated to resume for inmates soon, and some leaders are appalled. Maximum security prisons have already begun welcoming visitors yesterday, and the remainder are slated to resume visitations on Saturday. According to WYNTV, Senator Patty Richie is not pleased with this at al…