Bill de Blasio visits NYC Health+Hospitals Elmhurst.
Increased reliance on Medicaid could further increase the state’s spending, though federal aid has helped offset the burden.
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A New York State wage board has until the end of the year to decide on potential changes to overtime rules under the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act.
The overtime threshold could be lowered to 40 hours a week, but farm owners say it would make labor costs too burdensome.
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Transit workers march across the Brooklyn Bridge, in New York for a rally on the steps of City Hall in December 2002.
Despite a 1967 law making strikes illegal, there have been several prominent strikes by transit workers and teachers.
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College students walking to class at NYU in 2017.
New York has more out-of-state students than anywhere. Will reopening be a disaster?
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Syracuse is one of the top three cities that could see the worst declines in revenue during the Coronavirus.
Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse are likely to face some of the worst revenue shortfalls among major cities in the country.
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A woman and her daughter walking in the Washington Heights neighborhood in Manhattan.
Latino communities are called “hard to count.” But Upper Manhattan is standing up to be counted.
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Padlock and chain on a gate leading to New Rochelle High School  in May 2020.
Each district is trying its own unique way to safely reopen.
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Marsha's House, a shelter for LGBTQ youth in the Bronx.
Organizations are unsure whether the city will reimburse them for costs they were promised would be covered.
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Only a small fraction of the money from the $100 million program announced by Governor Cuomo in May has been given out.
Reach is limited by its focus on small businesses, landlords and nonprofits who haven’t received federal support.
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New York State Attorney General Letitia on August 6th taking questions after announcing that New York State will sue the NRA. after announcing
Charity law experts say the allegations are bad enough to pursue dissolution, but that’s an unlikely outcome.
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Kay Dervishi
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