Federal judge orders Cuomo to use sign language interpreter
May 12, 2020Updated: May 13, 2020 4:17 a.m.
A federal judge ordered Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday to begin offering ASL interpretation alongside his daily coronavirus briefings.Office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo
ALBANY – A federal judge has ordered Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to feature live American Sign Language interpretation at his daily coronavirus briefings that are broadcast on cable television networks and live-streamed on the internet.
The preliminary injunction granted by a federal judge late Monday followed months of advocacy from disability [...]