New York Widens 30-Day Window to Vote by Mail, Extends Counting

With 75 five days before the 2020 presidential election, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Thursday a package of reforms that will let New Yorkers immediately request an application to vote by mail and ensure that all absentee ballots postmarked by Election Day on Nov. 3 will be counted if received up to a week later.

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Trump Cuts New Yorkers Off From ‘Trusted Traveler’ Programs

New York residents will be cut off from “trusted traveler” programs that speed their re-entry into the country, a senior Homeland Security official said Thursday, blaming a new state law that prohibits immigration agents from access to motor vehicle records.

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