Cuomo, Former Mayor Bloomberg Detail Plans For Contact Tracing Program, Say It Will Be Shared Worldwide"If we do this right, it is a science, reopening," Cuomo said. "It is based on numbers and data."
Police Crack Down On Homeless Individuals Sleeping On Subways, In Stations As Cuomo Calls For Increase In Train CleaningsThe MTA also announced some additional changes to its Code of Conduct on Wednesday.
NYC Enlists U.S. Military Experts To Help Front-Line Workers Manage 'Combat Stress'A team of Air Force, Army and Navy service members will share their expertise on combat-related trauma.
Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At RiskThe mayor said it was the largest gathering he’s seen violating the social distancing orders since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Mayor De Blasio Offers Solution To Homeless Taking Over Subways, But Key Players Are Not On BoardAfter weeks of ugly finger pointing about an increase in the number of homeless on the subways, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered a solution.
Coronavirus Update: De Blasio Outlines New Grading Policy For NYC Public School StudentsThe new grading system will include "Meets Standards" or "Needs Improvement."
NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact TracersNew York City is looking to streamline the coronavirus testing process and hire 1,000 health care professionals for its contact tracing program.
Mayor De Blasio Says Time It Takes For Task Force Recommendations Will Not Delay NYC Starting To ReopenNow that city leaders believe the worst of the crisis is over for now, they are setting their sights on slowly re-opening the economy.
NYPD Commish On Pandemic Policing: Open Streets To Present Challenges, Stopping Burglaries, Speeding, And MoreMayor Bill de Blasio's about face on closing 40 miles of streets for pedestrians and cyclists presents a new test for the NYPD.
NYC Opening At Least 40 Miles Of Streets To Help With Social Distancing This SummerOpening the streets will provide other outdoor options so people can spread out, especially with city pools closed.
De Blasio Outlines Vision For 'Fair' Recovery After Coronavirus Pandemic, Announces Advisory Councils To Help"We're going to build something new and we're going to build something better, and not just better because it's more modern. We're going to build something more fair. We're going to build something for everyone," De Blasio said.
De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security DepositsThe mayor suggested the governor let tenants use their security deposits, or in some cases defer paying and come up with a repayment plan.
'They Are Transporting This Virus': MTA Subway Conductors Say Trains Are Filthier Than Ever Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe MTA says since early March, the entire fleet of subway cars and buses gets disinfected every 72 hours, but its conductors tell us they're not seeing it.
Coronavirus In Nursing Homes: Cuomo Pledges Investigation, Surge Of Supplies And Staff On The Way, De Blasio SaysMayor Bill de Blasio says a surge of supplies and staff will be sent to nursing homes around the city this week.
Mayor De Blasio Defends Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Show, Despite Other CancelationsThe mayor announced the “show will go on” Wednesday, just days after canceling permits for all May and June events, including the 50th annual Pride March.