NY Governor Orders Statewide Mask Or Vaccine Mandate Or Face $1K Fines

It was just a matter of time before Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul followed outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s harsh COVID-19 vaccine mandate on all private businesses in New York City.

Hochul’s statewide imposition on all businesses, restaurants, and shops mandates that all employees and customers must either show proof of vaccination or wear face masks. Individuals who refuse to comply will face a $1,000 fine for each offense. Read more