Policy

Employee Rick Lambert monitors the number of people entering the concession area at Forest Park Golf Course, in New York, while staggering tee times for golfers due to the coronavirus.
New York has banned basketball, but it allows golfing.
Lawmakers avoided major changes to the 2019 legislation, but added more bail-eligible offenses.
MTA workers disinfecting touch points
Labor unions are determined to make sure employers don’t forget essential workers’ sacrifices.
Governor Cuomo in Albany on April 2nd.
To protect New York’s access to federal aid, those cuts could be delayed.
Governor Cuomo during a coronavirus update on April 1st.
New York State budget deal may cause NYC, other districts to tighten their belts
Governor Cuomo during his coronavirus update on April 2nd.
Says state will ‘share,’ not ‘seize’ ventilators, with compensation or replacement later
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins held a Zoom conference with the Senate Democrats as the state budget moves forward.
Even before the coronavirus, Stewart-Cousins and Heastie were losing ground to the governor.
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The measure, which would let judges assess dangerousness, faces opposition in the Assembly.
Governor Cuomo on March 30th.
The state budget expands the Department of State’s oversight of nonprofits.
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