The COVID-19 Crisis: Senator Hoylman New “COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit” Legislation

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman announced legislation to create the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit. Continue Reading →

More Than Most, Yankees Will Pine For Sports’ Restart

By Bretton Love

“There have been other scares before, but they weren’t worldwide. This is so important, so vital to us as human beings because, if we don’t stop it, we will all die.” Continue Reading →

A Step At A Time, FDA Gives Emergency Approval To New Coronavirus Test

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency approval for Roche Holdings AG to market a new test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) that reportedly provides results much faster than existing tests. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins A Lawsuit Against EPA Over Failure To Act On Ozone Pollution From Upwind States

Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson announced today that New York City has joined a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to act – despite a court mandate. Continue Reading →

New York Drops Its Merger Lawsuit Against T-Mobile And Sprint

Now that the T-Mobile/Sprint merger has been approved, New York Attorney General Letitia James has dropped the state’s case against the merger once and for all, including any threat of an appeal. Continue Reading →

FCC May Shut New York Out Of Broadband Funding Under Proposed Program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may shut New York state out of a planned $20.4 billion broadband-funding program, and the Empire State’s U.S. senators aren’t happy about it. Continue Reading →

Senate Celebrates ‘Veterans Hall Of Fame’ Day And Passes Veteran Support Legislation

The Senate Democratic Majority will today celebrate Veterans Hall Of Fame Day in the Senate Chamber and will pass a legislative package to provide additional benefits, protections, and services to New York veterans from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

USDA Announces Program That Lets SNAP Recipients Shop And Pay For Food Online

The USDA announced Thursday that it has officially kicked off a two-year pilot program that allows those who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits from Harlem to Hollywood to shop for groceries from online retailers. Continue Reading →


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