Health Care

Governor Cuomo and state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins at the Coronavirus legislation signing on March 3rd.
Cuomo expands his proposal in response to the public health threat.
How will lawmakers attempt to lower prescription drug prices?
Lawmakers agree the cost of prescription meds needs to be lowered – but how?
Governor Andrew Cuomo in January.
Possible cuts to home health services, and NYC is especially vulnerable under formula that includes property tax cap.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The state Medicaid program is deep in the red, and there are no easy solutions.
In January Governor Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act into law.
From single-payer to vaping to reproductive health.
Ash covers an emergency vehicle as it lies near the area known as Ground Zero, following the collapse of the Twin Towers.
Students and teachers near ground zero were exposed to toxins. They’re only being told now.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in New York.
It doesn’t ban menthols or regulate the black market.
New York City firefighters and journalists stand near the area known as Ground Zero after the collapse of the Twin Towers.
It’s not too late to apply for compensation for health care costs.
Jon Stewart hugs 9/11 first responder John Feal while U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand look on, after the Senate's passage of the 9/11 Compensation Fund.
Funding for those affected by the deadly attacks will be extended through 2092.
Jon Stewart advocates for 9/11 first responders on Capitol Hill, June 10.
Jon Stewart’s viral speech pretty much guaranteed an early-August vote.