Gustavo Rivera

Andrew Cuomo

Who needs Andrew Cuomo?

In recent weeks, Democratic lawmakers showed Gov. Andrew Cuomo does not dominate Albany like he used to.

New York State

No state Senate single-payer vote before 2020

New York won’t be passing a state-level single-payer health care system this year, but that hasn’t kept the sparks from flying as proponents clash with industry critics who say such a proposal is unworkable.

New York Health Act

Gottfried and Rivera make the case for single-payer health care

With the state Legislature firmly in Democratic hands, single-payer health care has never been closer to becoming a reality in New York state.

Health Care

Support long-term care services in the New York Health Act

The New York Health Act has been reintroduced this session and Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera and advocates statewide are showing how it can be changed for the better, including a new amendment which includes comprehensive long-term care services.

Health Care

Albany’s checklist of health care bills

From codifying Roe v. Wade to legalizing recreational marijuana.

Health Care

Has single-payer health care’s time finally come?

Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to back the New York Health Act.

Kemp Hannon

How state Senate control will alter health policy

From single-payer to marijuana, top senators on the health committee discuss their top priorities.

Bronx

Long-awaited Kingsbridge National Ice Center nears deal

After years of delays, financing for the Kingsbridge National Ice Center is close to complete.

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