Policy

Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Lawmakers and advocates fear that Cuomo’s proposal won’t.
Subway car in September 2020.
A new study has found that underground subway station air quality is full of hazardous air particles that could cause asthma, lung cancer and heart disease.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced that sports arenas in the state can reopen at 10% capacity
Cuomo wants to use 15-minute tests to reopen stadiums, resume in-person weddings and bring back Broadway.
New York could receive $23.3 billion in federal aid through President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
New York state and local governments would get a total of $23.3 billion in federal assistance under draft COVID-19 relief package.
New Yorkers getting vaccinated at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
New York has opened up eligibility to another group of people.
NYC has become overly reliant on a limited number of nonprofits
The New York Times’ bombshell report about one of the city’s biggest homeless shelter providers points to its inability to hold shelter operators accountable for their troubling behavior.
A woman gets vaccinated at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
New research shows how New York might be able to save a mountain of vaccine doses for others.
The New York Immigration Coalition
With a new administration, there’s time to focus on structural changes, including in NYC
Some courts have found that Cuomo’s policies unfairly treated some groups differently than others without sufficient justification for doing so.
The lawsuit over prisoners not being vaccinated is just the latest COVID-19 policy accused of unequal treatment.
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