The U.S. State Department moved Canada out of its Level Four travel advisory, which warns Americans: “Do Not Travel” there.
“Our lives are just in limbo,” said April Parkhill, who has postponed her wedding to a Canadian man three times in hopes the border would reopen.
"As it relates to borders – Canada or Mexico – we really rely on the guidance of the CDC and our health and medical experts. So in terms of how they look at the data and information, I would point you to them and whether they would do that in a preliminary fashion or not," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
Higgins is hoping that pressure will force Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Biden to agree to open the U.S. Canada border.
"Now Cuomo finds himself mired in the gravest crisis of his career, lower than his bungled initial run for governor in 2002," writes Robert J. McCarthy.
WASHINGTON – The numbers are enormous. Buffalo would get nearly five times as much federal aid as it is budgeted. Erie County would get more than twice as much money as its initial projected budget gap for the year. And New York State would get nearly $13 billion in direct aid – not to mention billions more in other parts of President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill – to fill what Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says is a $15 billion budget gap.
WASHINGTON – The numbers are enormous. Buffalo would get nearly five times as much federal aid as it is budgeted. Erie County would get more t…
Elizabeth Switzer and Paul Polak should be celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple next Sunday. But instead, they're lover…
WASHINGTON – New York State and its municipalities didn't get the direct aid they demanded, but upward of $54 billion will come to the state i…
Don't expect a "Trump wins" or "Biden wins" headline on BuffaloNews.com Tuesday night. Or in the newspaper Wednesday morning.
Some discussion topics for your next virtual cocktail party: • Since so many viewers of the daily “Lunchtime with Andrew Show” have inquired about Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 briefings, the Politics Column posed the question last week during a telephone interview. “How come you’re not at the governor’s side during the Capitol briefings?” the column