New York lawmakers, including one Republican, said the state should not be 'penalized' for reducing its amount of coronavirus cases.
Newsweekreached out to Suozzi's office for additional comment Saturday morning.Suozzi has for weeks blasted Senate Republicans, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in particular, tweeting in late April that New York taxpayers"have given the federal government $116 billion more than we've received in federal spending, while Kentucky has RECEIVED $148 billion more in federal spending than they gave. NY subsidizes KY!"
Senate Republicans have repeatedly said they want to temporarily halt any and all federal spending amid the coronavirus pandemic,suddenly citingthe country's astronomical debt. As Newsday noted Saturday, New York is still set to receive about $11.3 billion of the $49 billion fund as of last week. But even that amount is down from the $11.8 billion when the House passed the bill May 15. And if Congress waits until the end of June to approve the bill, as some lawmakers have proposed, that amount could fall a further $2.4 billion.
Republican Congressman Peter King, the lone member of the GOP to vote for the Heroes Act in the House, concurred that the Senate should stop holding up the latest round of stimulus aid."New York really shouldn't be penalized for success, for doing the right thing," he told
NewsdayFriday.Some states including New York are set to receive less federal stimulus money from Congress' $3 trillion Heroes Act the longer Senate Republicans hold up passage of the latest coronavirus response legislation. Read more: Newsweek »
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What Is New York Without New York Bars?'To love a New York City bar means forever steeling yourself to lose it. It means always being prepared to say goodbye. That makes this moment feel even more perilous: What about the bars that won’t come back?' You can all thank our stupid Governor and the Mayor for destroying New York City. Keep it close forever and thank Democracts for it. Tuberculosis.... sewer rats.... cramped living, high rent.... blame it on the governor and mayor, Then sue then for violating your civil rights and constitutional rights, Call Barr and the fbi hotlines and turn them in, NYC will not come back they refuse to open up the state
New York state reports 84 new coronavirus-related deaths as hospitalizations continue to fallThe coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here's the latest updates on Covid-19 cases, deaths, government responses, and more. Ah cuomo the nursing home murderer...
Popular New York City eatery gives sneak peek at post-coronavirus diningAs shut-in Americans long for the days when they can once again enjoy simple pleasures like dining out, one New York City steakhouse has provided a possible glimpse of how reopened restaurants might look in the post-coronavirus age. She(Coronavirus) has changed the world In watching this video, right up to the part of when he put the fishing hat on, I thought sure maybe I could go to a restaurant. But then when I saw the hat, I went nope, not going to happen. I think the restaurant industry will die off until folks have some kind of vaccine.
While New York City fights a pandemic, building doormen greet and troubleshoot New York building workers adjust amid the coronavirus crisis Door mans will never live on luxury apartments like the ones they open the doors to. So sad.
'The Real Housewives of New York City' recap: It was a ceasefireLeah takes everyone to a Russian bathhouse, where the other women (unsuccessfully) confront Dorinda about her anger in 'The Real Housewives of New York City' season 12, episode 8, 'If You Can't Take the Heat, Get Out of the Russian Bath House.'
Texas Lifting Air Travel Restrictions From New York, California, OthersTexas is lifting air travel restrictions that required travelers from several areas of the country—including New York , California, and Chicago—to spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival