Bloomberg to help New York build ‘army’ of COVID-19 tracers

New York (AFP) – Billionaire Mike Bloomberg will help build an “army” of coronavirus tracers to help New York — America’s COVID-19 epicenter — get up and running again, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.

The former mayor of New York City will contribute more than $10 million to the effort, which will involve testing, tracing and then isolating residents with the deadly virus.
“We have to put together a tracing army,” Cuomo told reporters.

He added that the state currently has 500 tracers but will need thousands, describing the project as a “super ambitious undertaking.” Cuomo said Bloom… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19 | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

NJ, NY and CT to shut down bars, restaurants, casinos and movie theaters.

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Posted: March 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on NJ, NY and CT to shut down bars, restaurants, casinos and movie theaters.

Joint Statement From Governors Christie, Cuomo and Malloy Regarding House of Representatives Action on Disaster Aid Bill

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding passage today of the disaster relief package by the House of Representatives:


“We are grateful to those members of Congress who today pulled together in a unified, bipartisan coalition to assist millions of their fellow Americans in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut at their greatest time of need. The tradition of Congress being there and providing support for Americans during times of crisis, no matter where they live across this great country, lives on in today’s vote in the House of Representatives. We anticipate smooth passage when this package moves back to the Senate for final approval and for this long-awaited relief to finally make its way to our residents.” 


Posted: January 15th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie, Congress, Dannel Malloy, Hurricane Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »