Policy

A lack of transparency surrounds rising Medicaid costs in New York.
The state was quietly busting through its self-imposed Medicaid spending cap – and that was before the pandemic struck.
The state Legislature has taken the first step to codifying parolee's right to vote.
The state Senate has passed the decade-old bill for the first time since its introduction
The rates of people suffering from depression, anxiety, substance abuse and other mental health issues increased steadily across the state last year.
The state’s residents are dealing with heightened levels of anxiety, depression and substance abuse – with too few resources available to them.
A woman gets a vaccine at the NYCHA vaccine site on Nostrand.
Experts say outreach efforts have to accelerate alongside increases in supplies.
City & State and Type Investigations spent more than a year investigating long-standing concerns about the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.
Internal whistleblowers say a branch of the state Department of Health was reluctant to penalize accused physicians.
The Manhattan Detention complex on White Street.
New report details how the criminal justice system changed during the pandemic.
Vaccine syringes
Each day New Yorkers line up outside of clinics and hospitals hoping to get an unclaimed dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of their eligibility.
A 2011 New York City law requires consultation with community boards before new bike lanes are installed.
Alternative transportation advocates say a New York City law intended to give communities a voice should be repealed.
Governor Cuomo at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on April 12th.
A complete picture of nursing home deaths and other pandemic data is crucial, public health experts say.
Former Amazon employee Chris Smalls and Amazon employee Jordan Flower at a may day protest in front of the Amazon JFK8 Distribution Center.
The company is still expanding in New York, but some employees have complained about pandemic working conditions.
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