It is unfair to have to choose between school or religion, especially when people of other faiths are granted holidays.
We are asking for only January 7th off as that is one of the biggest holidays of the year for us. "January 6th and 7th are Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for Coptic Orthodox Christian followers.
Neil's fluid style and approach to the parties he hosts blends in well for a good time being had by all the guests.
The bill (S.5478/A.6044) modifies legislation signed by Governor Cuomo in 2014 that added New York to an interstate agreement in which member states commit to award their electoral votes for president to the candidate that receives a majority of the national popular vote.
The original legislation required that New York be removed from the compact at the end of 2018 if the agreement had not been adopted nationally.
This new measure removed this expiration date and keeps New York on the list of states supporting the National Popular Vote indefinitely.
"This action will help ensure every vote is treated equally and places New York at the forefront of the battle for fairer elections and strengthen our democracy," Governor Cuomo said.