Citizens of New York State who don’t happen to live with the densely populated five boroughs of New York City have often been forced to endure extra complications on account of the governing gravity of The Big Apple.
NYC is the population hub of the Empire State and, much like it is in California, this metropolitan mass tends to hold wildly liberal views when compared to the rest of its citizens. Drive merely a few hours outside of Brooklyn or The Bronx, however, and you’ll be inundated with farmland, hunting cabins, and country music fans. The disparity is so great that many New Yorkers have called for a session of sorts, in which New York City would become something akin to Washington within the District of Columbia, as opposed to affecting the electoral balance of Maryland or Virginia.
Even NY Governor Andrew Cuomo understands the vast differences between these locales, and is adjusting the state’s coronavirus policies on account of them.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced Monday his state will begin reopening several upstate regions on May 15, marking what he described as an “exciting new phase” of the Chinese coronavirus recovery.
Cuomo’s “Pause” order, which shut down all non-essential businesses, will expire on Friday, allowing officials in ten New York regions to decide on how to get their areas up and running again.take our poll - story continues below
“A new chapter starts today,” the governor said in a press briefing in Rochester. “This is the next big step of this historic journey. We’re on the other side of the mountain. It’s an exciting new phase, we’re all anxious to get back to work.”
New York City remains the national epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak on account of its tightly-packed population, and, as such, still requires a great deal of caution in dealing with the highly contagious viral menace.
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