Michael Gormley (@GormleyAlbany )

Michael Gormley

Bio Michael Gormley covers Albany for Newsday. He covers Gov. Cuomo, the Legislature and New York politics and issues important to New Yorkers.
Location Albany, N.Y.
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Account created 12-06-2009 20:58:57
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Twitter Web App : Cuomo said he fears the protests of deadly confrontations with police may derail the fight against spreading the COVID-19 virus, a week before NYC is to start reopening.

Twitter Web App : Cuomo pushes for the nation to recommit to fighting poverty, better funding schools in low-income neighborhoods; notes that for the COVID-19 virus Congress, Trump found more than a trillion dollars; “When they have the political will, they can find the money.”

Twitter Web App : In NY, Senate and Assembly Dems talking today about criminal justice proposals, including changing "50-a," the statute that seals cop disciplinary records. It's failed in the past, but the "climate has shifted substantially," one pol says.

Twitter Web App : BREAKING: NYPD have taken a knee in solidarity with protestors. #nycprotests

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iPhone : i was just at a local home goods store w/ my cousin getting furniture for my place when an elderly white woman approached me at the check out counter. she looked at me w/ tears in her eyes... & then said “i’m from Minneapolis & I just want you to know “you matter to me.”

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iPhone : WATCH: What I just witnessed I don’t think I’ve seen from any police department during these #GeorgeFloydProtests officers here in #Schenectady took a knee in solidarity with protesters twitter.com/specnewsalbany…

iPhone : This is what happens when the president is the United States spends three years calling the media the enemy of the people. twitter.com/GuthrieGF/stat…

iPhone : Those in power who benefit from an unjust status quo do not fear people in the streets nearly as much as they fear people at the ballot box. Speak with votes.

iPhone : Hooray for us: Newsday's 'Long Island Divided' — which documented racial discrimination in the LI housing market — wins 4 top prizes housing market in state AP Association awards. newsday.com/long-island/ne…

Twitter Web App : Syracuse newspapers editorial: 'As your national profile rises, the shine is dimming on your handling of the crisis in New York. Sticking a thumb into the Upstate business community’s eye is an unforced error. Stop being America’s governor. We need you to be ours.' twitter.com/TeriKWeaver/st…

Twitter Web App : "More likely: The business was never that big to begin with, and the Jenners have lied about it every year since 2016—including having their accountant draft tax returns with false numbers—to help juice Forbes’ estimates of Kylie’s earnings and net worth." forbes.com/sites/chasewit…

Twitter Web App : Cuomo on Minneapolis protests, rioting: 'I stand figuratively with the protestors. I stand against the arson, and the burglary, and the criminality. I stand with the protesters and I think all well-meaning Americans stand with the protesters. Enough is enough'

Twitter Web App : “Most cities relaxed their measures after just a few weeks when flu deaths began to recede. However, many cities faced a surge in cases when measures were eased, which resulted in a second peak—often higher than the first” research.stlouisfed.org/publications/e…

Twitter Web App : This nation was born with lofty ideals, but also with murderous subjugation of those in bondage, and their descendants. Racism has rent the justice of our national fabric ever since. The burden to right these injustices must fall most heavily on the privileged not the oppressed.