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Federal Judge Demands ‘Action Plan’ to Address Horrific Conditions at Rikers Island Prison
On April 26, during a remote hearing, Manhattan federal court Chief Judge Laura Taylor Swain ordered New York’s commissioner of the Department of Corrections, Louis Molina, to develop an “action plan” to address horrific conditions...
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NY Mayor Eric Adams Under Pressure to Rehire Hundreds of Unvaccinated City Workers
Following a decision last month by New York City Mayor Eric Adam’s to exempt pro athletes and other performers from the city’s vaccine mandate a bipartisan group of council members are poised to formally demand...
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Manhattan Businesses Unite, Demand Action by Gov. Hochul to Address Skyrocketing Crime
With crime spiking throughout Manhattan’s commercial neighborhoods, local business leaders are uniting to demand that Gov. Kathy Hochul act to address the chaos wreaking havoc across their communities and severely impacting their businesses.  Crime across...
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New York State Republican Party Announces Creation of an Asian American Caucus
On Feb. 28 the New York State Republican Party announced that the party is creating a new Asian caucus within its ranks amidst an overall crime spike against Asians and wide support for republican candidates...
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NY Has Updated Mask and Vaccine Mandates: Here’s What’s New
New York state is poised to rescind a series of COVID-19 mandates; however, several pandemic restrictions will remain in place. On Feb. 27 Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that face coverings will no longer be required...
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New York State: Non-Citizens Granted Voting Rights in Local Elections
In a controversial move New York City Council has passed legislation granting non-U.S. citizens the right to vote in local elections. The bill passed with a vote of 33-14 on Thursday Dec. 9 by the...
Public school staff in New York City will be required to show proof of vaccination by Sept. 27.
De Blasio Announces Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination for Public School Staff, Businesses Push Back Against Vaccine Mandates
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, has announced compulsory vaccination for staff members of all public schools in the city. Employees, whether it be teachers, cafeteria workers, custodians, outside contractors, and others all...
New York City Mayoral Race in Chaos, Tens of Thousands of ‘Dummy Ballots’ Counted in Error
The New York mayoral race spiraled into chaos on Tuesday, June 29, when 135,000 test-run ballots were inadvertently included in the preliminary total, creating confusion and undermining confidence in the city’s election process.  The New...