Nydia Valazquez
Amid backlash against large companies getting federal loans, Nydia Velázquez calls for transparency.
Policy
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
New York’s public pensions are well-funded, for now at least.
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policy
Staff at homeless shelters and food banks are essential, but haven’t received the same calls of support.
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policy
Medical professionals in protective suits wait to take information from people at the drive-through COVID-19 mobile testing center in New Rochelle, New York on March 13, 2020.
Fewer tests are coming back positive in the county, but it’s too early to tell if that will continue.
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Governor Cuomo on March 30th.
The state budget expands the Department of State’s oversight of nonprofits.
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City Councilman Keith Powers was one politician who sent a letter calling for advances on existing nonprofit contracts.
Organizations point to New York City’s commitment to continued funding as a model for the state.
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Patients wait in line outside an urgent care pharmacy while wearing personal protective equipment in Queens.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on therapists to volunteer remote mental health support.
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policy
People line up outside Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens to be tested for the coronavirus.
Donate money, face masks – or even volunteer from home.
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A home care worker in France visiting her patient this month, in the United States home care workers are having trouble getting access to the materials they need to face COVID-19.
Providers helping people that are at high risk amid the COVID-19 outbreak report shortage of face masks, sanitizer.
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policy
Julie Menin
A Q&A with New York City census director Julie Menin on putting more resources into phone banks and digital ads to reach New Yorkers.
Personality
personality
Kay Dervishi
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