Policy

NYPD officers made a violent arrest of a black man, but will they face any consequences?
The Democratic candidates all have proposals, some with many common features.
New York is ahead of other large states when it comes to the number of vaccinated people per 100,000 residents.
New York has used the convenient one-shot vaccine for homebound seniors and public housing residents.
Busy New York City street scene of diversity of pedestrian people crossing the street in Midtown Manhattan on 34th Street Herald Square.
Documented and City & State asked Democratic mayoral candidates about their plans for the city’s immigrant residents.
State Capitol
Health care, parole reform and climate change legislation could complicate the second half of the 2021 state legislative session.
Excelsior pass
New York’s Excelsior Pass can’t be equitable until vaccinations are equitable, some advocates say.
Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes
Some moderates voted against the revenue bill, while Democratic Socialists changed their vote at the last minute.
The NYS budget includes $10 million in support for Asian American organizations.
Boosted pay for human services workers, support for Asian American organizations and more.
Demonstrators at Washington Square Park on Monday, March 29.
Vulnerable people like undocumented immigrants can still fall through the holes of an expanded safety net.
State Capitol
State lawmakers scored major victories on taxes, education funding and aid for undocumented immigrants.
Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch, right.
The next round of bargaining will be pivotal to the city’s financial recovery.
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