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N.Y. Emergency Reg Requires Insurers to Expedite Claims Related to Civil Unrest

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued an emergency regulation requiring New York-regulated insurers to accelerate the claims process for businesses and individuals suffering damage as a result of looting. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s announced the …

Chaos and Destruction as New York City Protest Turns Violent

An initially peaceful demonstration in New York City over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed by police in Minnesota, spiraled into chaos as night fell Friday, as protesters skirmished with police officers, destroyed police vehicles and set …

Governor Cuomo Announces Phased Reopening Plan for New York Businesses

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a reopening plan for New York businesses that includes four phases, each allowing businesses in select industries to open their doors. Businesses that are considered more essential, or that have an inherently lower …

New York Charges Mallinckrodt with Insurance Fraud Over Opioid Claims

New York state brought civil charges on Tuesday accusing Mallinckrodt Plc of insurance fraud for misrepresenting the safety and efficacy of its opioid drugs, leading to medically unnecessary prescriptions. Governor Andrew Cuomo said the charges brought by New York’s Department …

New York Taps McKinsey to Develop ‘Trump-Proof’ Economic Reopening Plan

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has hired high-powered consultants to develop a science-based plan for the safe economic reopening of the region that can thwart expected pressure from President Donald Trump to move more rapidly, state government sources told Reuters …

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 100 Coronavirus Cases in New York State

The number of coronavirus cases in New York state rose Sunday to more than 100, an expected increase Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts will continue as more testing is done. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that the …

New York Bill Requiring Backseat Buckle Up Passes Legislature

New York senators moved to strengthen the state’s seat belt laws Tuesday and approved a bill that requires backseat adult passengers to buckle up. The legislation, passed by the state Senate and Assembly, now moves on to Democratic Governor Andrew …

New York Governor Wants $40M to Respond to Coronavirus

New York’s governor says he will ask state lawmakers in coming days to approve $40 million to help state health officials respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, told reporters Wednesday that the funding will help …

N.Y. Limo Drivers Face New Safety Rules After Deadly 2018 Crash

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the state legislature have agreed on a package of limousine-safety laws that would create a new driver’s license for operators, require seat belts, ban defective vehicles from the road and increase penalties …

New York Tweaks Clean Water Plan as Suppliers Call for More Time

New York would not issue violations against certain water suppliers who notify the public that they have too-high levels of certain industrial and synthetic chemicals under the latest plan to be proposed by state regulators. Brad Hutton, deputy commissioner of …