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New York governor declares disaster emergency after polio found in wastewater
Kathy Hochul · New York

New York governor declares disaster emergency after polio found in wastewater

41% Center coverage: 101 sources
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says state is stepping up polio-fighting efforts. First case of polio in the United States in nearly a decade was identified in July. Latest detection involved a wastewater sample collected last month in Nassau County. The lone confirmed case in New York involved an unidentified young adult who was unvaccinated.See the Story
New York to mandate zero-emission vehicles in 2035
Electric Vehicles · New York

New York to mandate zero-emission vehicles in 2035

47% Center coverage: 43 sources
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced a series of new electric vehicle initiatives for the state, beginning with the zero-emission requirement for 2035. To reach this target, she said that 35 percent of new cars will need to be zero-Emission by 2026 and 68 percent by 2030. All new school buses purchased will have to be zero-emissions by 2027, with the entire fleet meeting these standards by 2035, according to the governor.See the Story
Lee Zeldin attack suspect arrested on federal assault charges
Crime · New York

Lee Zeldin attack suspect arrested on federal assault charges

44% Right coverage: 45 sources
David Jakubonis, the man accused of attacking Congressman Lee Zeldin on stage during a campaign event Thursday night, was arrested Saturday afternoon on federal assault charges. Jakubonis is expected make his initial appearance Friday afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marion W. Payson at 2:00 p.m. the initial appearance is at the Keating Federal Building, 100 State St. See the Story

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