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New York Elected Officials Laud Attorney General James’ COVID-19 Tenant Legal Assistance Initiative

New York – Following Attorney General Letitia James’ announcement of the regional grantees for the COVID-19 Tenant Legal Assistance Initiative, local elected officials issued the following statements lauding the program: “I am grateful that the Attorney General is providing grants to enable organizations like Legal Services of the Hudson Valley to continue their important work helping More »


Attorney General Letitia James Announces Grantees for COVID-19 Tenant Legal Assistance Initiative

New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the recipients of the COVID-19 Tenant Legal Assistance Initiative grants, a program that was launched earlier this year to support housing during COVID-19. The six grantees will develop and manage regional volunteer attorney programs across the state to provide support for tenants facing eviction More »


Attorney General James Announces Support for Kentucky Governor’s Call to Release Evidence in Breonna Taylor Case

New York – In response to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s call to release grand jury evidence from the Breonna Taylor case, including interviews, transcripts, and ballistic evidence, Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement: “Today I join Governor Beshear in calling for the release of grand jury evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case. As I’ve argued throughout my entire career, More »


Syracuse Police Benevolent Association Statement on Breonna Taylor Case: “Once again we find the country being torn apart by protestors and activists who do not want to listen to the facts of a case”

Once again we find the country being torn apart by protestors and activists who do not want to listen to the facts of a case; that being the Breonna Taylor case.  For those who listen to or read the legal explanations of the case it is clear the two officers were determined to be justified More »


Governor Cuomo and Chancellor Malatras Announce FDA Approval for COVID-19 Saliva Swab Test


FDA Approval Enables Test – Currently Used to Test on All SUNY Campuses – to Be Brought to Greater Scale Statewide  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras today announced that the individual saliva swab diagnostic test for COVID-19 developed by SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences has More »



Voices: Syracuse Common Councilor Pat Hogan Fights Move of Homeless Shelter to Park Ave. Neighborhood

Syracuse Common Councilor Pat Hogan Fights Move of Homeless Shelter to Park Ave. Neighborhood with fiery Facebook Post   Folks. I wanted to post this as soon as possible. Today, I found out that Catholic Charities is going ahead with plans to move their Men’s shelter from Clinton Street to 501 West Genesee St. This facility More »


Governor Cuomo: ‘The President is Not Above the Law’


Governor Cuomo: “He doesn’t control federal funding. The federal law controls federal funding, and the federal law is very specific: Jurisdiction doesn’t get affordable housing money if it does this, jurisdiction gets community development money if it does this, the jurisdiction gets Title I education funding if it does this. And the President is not More »


Governor Cuomo’s September 21, 2020 Update on New York State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

0.98 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive  1 COVID-19 Death in New York State Yesterday—Matching Lowest Since Start of Pandemic SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,136 Establishments; Observes 5 Establishments Not in Compliance Confirms 573 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 450,473; New Cases in 39 More »


Governor Cuomo provides September 20, 2020 Update New Yorkers on State’s Progress during COVID-19 Pandemic

0.86 of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive 2 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,585 Establishments; Observes 7 Establishments Not in Compliance Confirms 862 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 449,900; New Cases in 47 Counties Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated More »