Tag: New York
A group of civil rights advocates presented their plans for “reimagining public safety and policing on Long Island” to the Nassau County Legislature on Wednesday, 36 days before the county must submit its final police reform plan to New York State under Executive Order 203.
New York State's plan to implement a plan known as managed care for nonprofit service providers for people with special needs runs the risk of repeating a similar model's failure in Wisconsin, a Long Island nonprofit group home leader warns.
School districts in New York state will still be required to administer standardized tests this year despite the pandemic, but officials are working to waive the exams graduation requirements and cancel some tests altogether.
It’s now or never for legalizing recreational marijuana use in New York State, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of NY PopsUp, a 100-day-long program of live entertainment aimed at reviving the arts from the pandemic.
Three-quarters of all hospital workers in New York state have received the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Andrew Cuomo reported on Friday — and in a week, the state will begin focusing its attention on vaccinating vulnerable New Yorkers with co-morbidities.
Black New Yorkers' skepticism about vaccines developed at record speed to fight Covid-19 means they lag behind other racial groups in inoculations to fight the pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 people in the United States, officials said on Sunday.
State Attorney General Letitia James issued a damning report on nursing home fatalities, finding that the Cuomo administration had undercounted deaths from COVID-19 while facilities failed to follow infection control policies.
The New York State Department of Education is seeking a federal waiver to exempt third through 12th grade students from taking state exams for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year as the country continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
New York was set to run out of Covid-19 vaccinations by the end of the day Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his press briefing at around noon Friday.