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Velmanette Montgomery and Senate Majority Leader Andrew Stewart-Cousins
The longtime lawmaker broke barriers for women and Black people alike in the halls of state power.
A former staffer for Gov. Andrew Cuomo alleged Wednesday he sexually harassed and assaulted her.
Former staffer Lindsey Boylan said the governor acted inappropriately with her and kissed her against her will.
A woman gets a vaccine at the NYCHA vaccine site on Nostrand.
Experts say outreach efforts have to accelerate alongside increases in supplies.
More than two dozen states across the country have made vaccinating all inmates an important component of their public health plans. But not New York.
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Prisoners are at risk and it affects their whole community.
Screenshot from the new EquityNYC website.
New data shows the city’s race and gender gaps on health, economic and educational indicators.
NYC relies on nonprofits like the Bronx Parent Housing Network to combat homelessness.
The Bronx Parent Housing Network fired its CEO for allegedly sexually abusing and harassing shelter residents and employees. His successor has already been replaced.
Gov. Cuomo on Feb. 19, 2021.
A proposal in Cuomo’s executive budget would make it harder for companies to share and sell user data but some say it only scratches the surface of privacy concerns.

OPINION

In NYC black women are eight to 12 times more likely than white women to die during child birth.
New York City has a huge racial disparity in health problems among pregnant women.
Prisoners are at risk and it affects their whole community.
There are more effective means of economic development.
The governor took a step in the right direction by increasing the eligible groups, but he needs to make it easier on providers and patients.

POLITICS

Protesters in Rochester on September 5th.
A grand jury declined to indict police officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester last year. That’s not a huge surprise.
Potential speakers are maneuvering to build support and Rivera is the first to endorse a slate.
Former staffer Lindsey Boylan said the governor acted inappropriately with her and kissed her against her will.
The Bronx Parent Housing Network fired its CEO for allegedly sexually abusing and harassing shelter residents and employees. His successor has already been replaced.

Policy

The Manhattan Detention complex on White Street.
New report details how the criminal justice system changed during the pandemic.
Experts say outreach efforts have to accelerate alongside increases in supplies.
The governor is being criticized over the issue again. Here’s everything that has happened on it.
Internal whistleblowers say a branch of the state Department of Health was reluctant to penalize accused physicians.

PERSONALITY

Velmanette Montgomery and Senate Majority Leader Andrew Stewart-Cousins
The longtime lawmaker broke barriers for women and Black people alike in the halls of state power.
A Q&A with New York City Council hopeful Felicia Singh on her family’s experience navigating bankruptcy.
The Lucerne resident helped organize an upcoming mayoral forum.
Career politicians all around the Congress member are dropping like flies – but she says she isn’t going anywhere.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Tish James, Lupé Todd-Medina, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Firsthand accounts of the barriers and triumphs in New York’s political world.
How Black women in government and politics are getting it done.
Here’s what to watch during the endless bummer of COVID-19.
NYPD officer unions taught the NYC mayor a lesson in 2014. He hasn’t forgotten it.

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