ALBANY – The governor’s office revisited comments made on Monday by Gov. Kathy Hochul on how the state plans to control a new mask mandate, which, according to the party lines, has been opposed by many leaders. county who said they would not enforce respect.
Instead of conducting “spot checks” in counties, the state plans to financially support counties that actively enforce the mask or vaccine policy. The governor had appeared to offer a two-pronged approach using state inspectors on the ground and financial support.