Public Advocate Calling for DOJ Investigation into State’s COVID Response

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Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams called on the United States Department of Justice Friday to open a civil rights investigation into the city and state’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic which has led to deep racial disparities – first in rates of infection and death, and now in access to vaccination.

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