Health Care

An empty New York State Senate
Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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New York State Capitol
A missing GOP senator lead to a chaotic power struggle.
News & Politics
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New York City Water Tank
Levine, Torres list fixes for “broken” drinking water oversight.
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The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.
Cockroaches. Pigeons. Rats. They could be in your water – and NYC wouldn’t know.
Policy
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New York City Council membersLaurie Cumbo, Carlina Rivera and Margaret Chin.
New York City should allow candidates to use campaign funds for child care.
Opinion
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Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio looking like Cheech and Chong
They both experimented with it – and have finally come around to legalizing it.
Policy
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Teacher addressing students in a high school classroom
Advocates say more should be done in the #MeToo era.
Policy
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US. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Bernie Sanders announce the Medicare for All Act of 2017 on Capitol Hill in September.
The senator has recently embraced several populist progressive proposals.
News & Politics
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Staten Island Ferris Wheel
What's up with that ferris wheel anyway?
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Marijuana buds and joints
The legalization movement is gathering steam, but not everyone is onboard.
Policy
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