Richard Gottfried

Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
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New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
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A patient receives a vaccination.
Hot-button issues span vaccines, single-payer health care and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
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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.
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A busy New York City doctor's office.
The two lawmakers have yet to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though
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ew York Assemblyman Richard Gottfried.
The Manhattan Democrat has been pushing a bill over a quarter century.
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Nursing home care.
Medicare doesn’t cover long-term care for the elderly and disabled. The state should.
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Alessandra Biaggi
There's no pork in their bills.
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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.
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Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to back the New York Health Act.
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