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New York’s primary elections, which are in progress, are postponed. [CNN, 9/12/2001]

Entity Tags: George E. Pataki

Timeline Tags: Environmental Impact of 9/11

Governor of New York George Pataki closes all state government offices. [CNN, 9/12/2001]

Entity Tags: George E. Pataki

Timeline Tags: Environmental Impact of 9/11

New York State Governor George E. Pataki announces that New York State will receive $8.5 million in federal funds. $3.5 million of the grant will be provided to the state over a period of five years for initiatives addressing any respiratory impacts of the WTC collapse. The remaining $5 million will be available immediately to support environmental monitoring in New York City, asthma surveillance, health interventions and asthma education. [New York, 10/9/2001; Associated Press, 10/10/2001]

Entity Tags: George E. Pataki

Timeline Tags: Environmental Impact of 9/11

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