State of emergency
Mayor declares state of emergency to block baby formula price gouging
The emergency declaration aims to empower the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to crack down on sellers that are price gouging the hard-to-find infant formula.
May 22, 5:23 PM
MTA Has Been In A "State of Emergency" For Four Years
Unrelated to the pandemic, Governor Cuomo has been renewing an executive order that allows the MTA to bypass legal and oversight requirements. Government watchdogs say it’s time to stop.
Jun 18, 2021 5:01 AM
What Are Cuomo's Pandemic "Superpowers," And How Long Will They Last?
Last March, the state legislature granted special new powers to Governor Andrew Cuomo to fight a pandemic that would soon kill hundreds of New Yorkers every day.
Feb 24, 2021 9:42 AM
Is The MTA's 'State Of Emergency' Being Used To Push Through Non-Emergency Projects?
'The governor's never-ending MTA disaster declaration is an abuse of emergency powers,' said John Kaehny, Executive Director of Reinvent Albany.
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 10:52 AM
Cuomo Declares MTA 'State Of Emergency,' Complains About 'Nasty' Tweets
The Governor said Thursday that he will sign an executive order declaring said state of emergency.
Updated: Jun 29, 2017 1:56 PM
Was The Blizzard Travel Ban An Empty Threat?
People drove through the storm, but none were arrested for it.
Updated: Jan 25, 2016 4:19 PM
Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For NYC, LI, Mid-Hudson Regions
Take that, de Blasio: Cuomo, 'New Yorkers should stay off of the roads and remain in their homes until the worst of the storm has passed.'
Updated: Feb 13, 2014 12:02 PM
PLEASE SEND SALT
With snowstorm after snowstorm beating down on Planet Hothhattan, authorities say they've used 346,112 tons of salt thus far this winter.
Updated: Feb 6, 2014 11:56 AM
Snow-Slammed NYC Faces 'Dire' Salt Shortage
Roads remain dangerous as New York City runs low on salt.
Updated: Feb 5, 2014 11:41 AM
Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency, MTA May Briefly Suspend Service Later
Cuomo declared a state of emergency for NY, the MTA may briefly suspend service later, but first let's hear some terrible jokes! "You've heard of 'Finding Nemo'," Cuomo said. "It seems that Nemo found us."
Updated: Feb 8, 2013 5:06 PM
It's Official: President Obama Declares New York Is In State Of Emergency
Cuomo said, "I thank the President for his quick response to my request for a federal emergency declaration which will apply to the entire State of New York."
Updated: Oct 28, 2012 11:42 PM
Cuomo Declares NY State Of Emergency For Frankenstorm
"Due to the impending storm, the Governor’s conference on Emergency Preparedness scheduled for October 29-30 in Albany is being postponed."
Updated: Oct 26, 2012 6:34 PM
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