The New York State Health Exchange said Wednesday that more than 960,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for insurance coverage by the final deadline the day before.
Mayor de Blasio said the city is spending $300,000 to push it with an ad campaign called Opportunity Starts Now.
The Obama administration has extended the deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.
Those who fail to sign up for health insurance by next Monday will not be able to enroll until next year and will have to pay a penalty on their taxes.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.
Anyone who worked on lived near the World Trade Center on or after Sept. 11 and was exposed to the toxic dust is eligible to sign up ahead of the Oct. 3 deadline.
New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono said it was a mistake that her campaign missed a deadline to get a statement about her included in sample ballots now being mailed out.
Someone has been missing out on a $1 million fortune from an unclaimed New York state lottery ticket sold in Westchester County.
Lewis said he would still be involved in Democratic campaigns and charity work — and encouraging people to vote.
New Jersey election officials and some Republicans say the Democrat does not meet the state’s four-year residency requirement for state senators.
Even though the appeals court ruled in his favor, Lewis faces an uphill battle to unseat Addiego, 48, a lifelong area resident who rose through the political ranks to become a state senator when a vacancy arose last year.
Lewis says Wednesday that he’s looking forward to campaigning for the 8th District state Senate seat after an appeals court a day earlier restored his name to the ballot. The Democrat says he entered the race because he believes in public service.
Lewis, 50, wants to run for state Senate as a Democrat representing the 8th legislative district. New Jersey’s top elections official, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, ruled him ineligible this spring, setting off a fight in federal and state courts.
Thursday’s meeting will include the Democratic governor, Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Assembly Republican leader Brian Kolb and Senate Democratic leader John Sampson.
Time Warner said it expects to complete a final deal within seven days.