New York Governor Andrew Cuomo begged citizens to return to New York City. Cuomo reportedly told attendees of a virtual conference call for the Association for a Better New York that the city would need residents who fled the city — especially those who completed remote work elsewhere — to promptly return. “Remember, we have to get people back and we have to get people back in volume,” said Cuomo as quoted by Fox Business. “If you were to see a 15% decline of people coming back to New York City, that would have a devastating impact on the commercial market.” “We need people coming back,” he added. “Say to your workforce, ‘By Labor Day, everyone is back in the office.’” “We need that volume to support the restaurants and the shops, the services,” Cuomo said. “It’s not just about your business.
Source: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Pleads With Citizens To Return To New York City