Policy

Twitter began fact-checking President Trump this week.
We suggested a few tweets from New York lawmakers that might elicit a double-take from Twitter’s fact checkers.
State Sen. John Liu, chairman of the state Senate New York City Education Committee.
Committee chairs from the state Senate and NY City Council object.
Some state lawmakers are looking for something green to help solve the budget gap.
Legalizing recreational marijuana is unlikely this year, and wouldn’t provide immediate fiscal relief.
New York State Police Troopers
It wasn’t only because people are staying at home.
Elon Musk promised to reopen Tesla’s factory in Buffalo to produce ventilators “as soon as humanly possible.”
What we know and what we don’t know about Musk’s promises to help New York during the coronavirus crisis.
The Richard R. Green Middle School in the Bronx.
Lack of resources and too many home distractions contributed to the record number of students falling behind.
Demonstration of UV disinfecting technology at the Corona Maintenance Facility on Tue., May 19, 2020.
Ultraviolet machines, antimicrobials and disinfectants are all at the MTA’s disposal.
The New York City Council could hold an emergency vote as early as Tuesday on a bill that would allow all homeless single adults to stay in hotel rooms alone.
There are concerns about the cost of providing homeless adults with their own rooms – and whether it’s even helpful.
Rockaway beach
Are beaches the next battleground between New York City and the state?
Funeral workers and hospital staff retrieve deceased bodies for burial amid COVID-19 pandemic at Brooklyn Hospital Center.
Here’s why bodies have piled up in bags on trucks during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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