The government has staked its political legitimacy on controlling the virus better than other countries, especially its geopolitical rivals.
New York’s COVID-19 state of emergency ended June 24, 2021, but the affordability and utility arrears crises that affect 1.5 million residential energy (electric and gas) consumer households statewide continues to worsen unaddressed. Make no mistake about it, this crisis threatens our state’s future economic recovery, as well as the livelihood of millions of low-,
The squeaking sneakers, the rhythm of the bounce on the hardwood floor, the swishing of the net, the clang of the rim; the sounds of the GAME. We back to ballin’!!! This year around these parts, we’re not simply happy that the sport is back, we have moved passed that. This year we have two
Early voting has begun for New York City’s 2021 General Election. Voters throughout the city are heading to the polls to elect the city’s next mayor, public advocate, comptroller, borough presidents, district attorneys and city council members. Thanks to term limits this year’s election is set to bring some new blood to city hall, with
Enrollment in public schools has been steady for years, but a variety of factors has caused that number to start falling. The first, of course, is the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Between schools transitioning to virtual classes and then the subsequent return to in-person classes with or without mask and vaccine mandates, parents have found alternative
With this week’s latest poll declaring a 61 to 25 percent split, according to those numbers it looks like a man called Leroy, may just become New York City’s next mayor. In under a week the mayoral election numbers should be in, and Board of Elections usual hiccups notwithstanding Eric Leroy Adams will…or will not
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Wednesday refused to pause a COVID-19 vaccine mandate set to begin Friday for the city’s municipal workforce, denying a police union’s request for a temporary restraining order. Judge Lizette Colon said the mandate can take effect as scheduled while also ordering city officials to appear in
Some 300,000 people must get at least one dose of a Covid vaccine by 5 p.m. on Friday or face unpaid leave. Here’s the latest on the pandemic.
Health officials approved mix-and-match Covid booster shots, but didn’t say whether it’s better to switch vaccines or stick with your original shot.
Dear Member of Congress: The Community Service Society, one of New York’s and the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to economic equity and equality, is writing to urge you and your fellow Democrats to ensure that the forthcoming agreement on the “Build Back Better” economic recovery legislation extends the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) and