Gustavo Rivera

Assembly Member Richard Gottfried (second from left)
A Q&A with state Sen. Gustavo Rivera on the pandemic and the future of single-payer health care.
State Senator Gustavo Rivera in 2015.
The state senator warns of overreach as Cuomo pushes to pass an early budget.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and company chowing down on some Gianelli sausage.
Elected leaders do their best to show how much fun they had.
Monica Martinez.
Despite the Democrats’ large majority, they need to keep moderates happy and aisle-crossing still happens.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Suddenly, the governor just doesn’t dominate Albany like he used to.
Assembly Health Committee Chairman Richard Gottfried speaking during the "Making Health Coverage Available and Affordable to All New Yorkers" panel at City & State's Healthy NY Summit, Wednesday morning.
But the hot-button health care issue is only heating up.
A busy New York City doctor's office.
The two lawmakers have yet to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though
Nursing home care.
Medicare doesn’t cover long-term care for the elderly and disabled. The state should.
Besides single-payer health care, several other health care issues are expected to be at the top of the agenda.
From codifying Roe v. Wade to legalizing recreational marijuana.
Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to back the New York Health Act.