Policy

Nurses outside of Montefiore Moses Hospital in the Bronx.
Experts say national changes, including universal health care, needed to address race and income disparities.
The coronavirus is once again raging across New York state but a few people will be made safe from COVID-19 this month.
Beginning this week, the rollout will likely continue until the middle of 2021.
Governor Cuomo at a press conference on December 3.
However, many are feeling tentative about receiving the inoculation.
Nurses at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi  in May 2020.
A new wave of labor strife could complicate the state response to the coronavirus pandemic.
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Chancellor Richard Carranza at the Parkside School in October.
Staffing and space challenges will limit the availability of five days of in-person learning, but many say the option should open up again for families.
Governor Andrew Cuomo
Legislators, advocates and the Cuomo administration are girding for a multi-front tilt in the weeks before the governor has to present his budget in January.
Remote learning set-up.
State lawmakers and activists say better late than never in expanding Internet access for millions of people during the coronavirus pandemic.
A protester waves a "Black Lives Matter" flag at Elmira Correctional Facility
Advocates push for more widespread and frequent testing, and for the release of more prisoners.
Bedford Avenue Subway stop.
A Senate win in Georgia could mean more funding for the MTA
People dining indoors at Katz Delicatessen on September 30, 2020.
Making sure private gatherings don’t exceed 10 people isn’t high on their list of priorities, despite recent COVID-19 surges.
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