President Biden Moves Up Deadline For Adult Eligibility For COVID Vaccine To April 19Tuesday, 36 states have opened eligibility for vaccinations to people ages 16 and older, while 12 more and the District Columbia are already set to do so by April 19.
COVID Vaccine: Congressman Expresses Concern About Vaccination Rates In 2 New York City BoroughsAccording to the Department of Health, 36% of the city's population has had at least one dose. But in the Bronx and Brooklyn, that number is 31%, compared to Manhattan, where it's 44%.
COVID Impact: Marriott Hotel Workers Enlist NYC Councilman To Help Get Their Jobs Back After Pandemic EndsSeveral hundred employees who were let go from a popular hotel in Times Square say they deserve their jobs back when the coronavirus pandemic is over.
Andrew Yang Hospitalized With Kidney Stone In New York CityIn a tweet, Yang's wife Evelyn said he is "doing well" and on medication.
In Effort To Stop Senseless Violence, Asian American Federation Starts 'Hope Against Hate' CampaignThere was a call for action Thursday, amid the rise in attacks against Asian-Americans.
De Blasio Blasts Cuomo Over Reports Saying Governor's New Book Paints Unflattering Picture Of NYC MayorThe state's best-known frenemies are at it again.
New York Legalizes Adult-Use Marijuana: 'A Historic Day'New Yorkers 21 and older will be able to legally buy cannabis from authorized retail outlets, possess up to three ounces, and grow their own plants.
Rep. Suozzi To White House: Restore SALT Or No Deal On New Taxes To Fund National Recovery PlanWhen President Biden was crafting his plan he probably didn't count on a Democratic congressman from the North Shore of Long Island throwing a monkey wrench into his plans to raise taxes to pay for it.
Opponents Of Marijuana's Legality In New York Fear Rise In Crime, Driving Under Influence, Decreased Quality Of LifeWednesday marked a historic day across the Empire State. Recreational marijuana is now legal. The legislation has won praise from many supporters, but opponents have voiced several concerns.
President Biden Unveils Massive 'American Jobs Plan,' Which Includes New Rail Tunnel Under Hudson RiverPresident Joe Biden on Wednesday was in Pittsburgh, where he unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. It includes billions of dollars for roads and bridges.
COVID Impact: Local Families Fearful Of State Budget Cuts To Services For Those With Developmental Or Intellectual DisabilitiesAlbany is now finalizing that state budget, and slashes to care management programs are looming.
New York State Senate, Assembly Pass Legalization Of MarijuanaGov. Andrew Cuomo and Albany lawmakers face a budget deadline of midnight Wednesday with lots of unresolved issues. However, legalizing marijuana appears to be a done deal.
Commuters Angered They Can't Get Back Unused Transit Benefits Taken From Paychecks; 'Their Own Money Is Trapped'The transit benefit is part of a federal energy law to promote mass transit as an alternative to driving.
N.J. Becomes Latest State To Allow Early In-Person VotingGov. Phil Murphy signed the legislation alongside Georgia's Stacey Abrams.
9th Woman Accuses Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Alleges Cuomo Kissed Her Without Consent In 2017Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing new sexual harassment allegations, this time from a woman who claims the governor kissed her without her consent.