Republicans and Democrats Join Chorus of Voices Urging More Checks on NY Governor’s Executive Emergency Powers

While area and state Republicans are calling for investigations and executive emergency power rollbacks for New York governor Andrew Cuomo since the nursing home scandal exploded last week, some area Democrats are doing the same. Rockland state senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and 13 other Democrats, including North Rockland and Orange County state senator James Skoufis, announced Friday they want to see the Governor’s emergency powers come to an end as soon as possible. Reichlin-Melnick says a vote could come as early as next week…

Rockland assemblyman Ken Zebrowski told “The Morning Show” yesterday that the state still needs to be able to respond efficiently when it’s needed…

The legislature returns to Albany next week and the matter could be taken up and voted on then.

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