Articles by Leslie Silva

Empire State Weekly State of Emergency Ended and Primary Results Fallout

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York’s 15-month-old COVID-19 State of Emergency has now come to an end, marking another major milestone in the state’s recovery from the…

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Bill to hold gun manufacturers liable still has long way to go before becoming law

CAPITAL REGION, NY (WRGB) — The Gun Industry Liability bill is now on its way to the governor’s desk after passing in the Assembly last night. The goal of the bill is to…

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WSJ: Aides issued federal subpoenas regarding production of Gov. Cuomo’s book

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — The people involved in helping Governor Andrew Cuomo prepare his book on pandemic leadership last year, now have some new reading material — federal…

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Empire State Weekly SUNY & CUNY Vaccine Rules and Republican Field for Governor Taking Shape

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Children in New York between 12 and 15 are now eligible to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, following federal approval. But the state is also upping the…

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Fully vaccinated New Yorkers waiting on state to drop their masks

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New Yorkers who are fully vaccinated can’t drop their masks just yet. The state says they are still reviewing the CDC’s new masking guidance.…

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‘No shoes, no shirt, no vax,’ no service?

Can businesses and restaurants in New York restrict who they serve to accommodate only people who are fully vaccinated? The short answer is yes. “We’re dealing with…

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Assembly investigation into Cuomo expected to move slowly, cover a lot of ground

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — The wheels of New York State government turn slowly — and so it will be with the State Assembly impeachment investigation into Governor Andrew Cuomo.…

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What may lie ahead for Governor Cuomo and his legal team

ALBANY (WRGB) – Governor Cuomo‘s attorney in the sexual-harassment allegations against him made her self known Friday after an eighth accuser came forward in a New York…

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How a Prenup can Protect your Assets

Before you walk down the aisle, consider whether a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse is right for you. It may not be the most romantic part of wedding planning, but it…

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Court Trials in the Days of COVID: How Courts and Litigants are Proceeding

The COIVD-19 pandemic has forced courts to adapt new procedures and policies in order to make proceedings safe but productive. For people looking to pursue legal action, there are…

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