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 →

New Report Measures Devastating Impact Of Increased ICE Arrests In New York Courts

A coalition of more than 100 organizations across New York State issued a new report today, Safeguarding the Integrity of Our Courts; The Impact of ICE Courthouse Operations in New York State. Continue Reading →

Advancing New York Values & Protecting Taxpayers From Harlem To The Hudson

The Senate Majority passed the 2019-2020 State Budget that provides tax relief for overburdened New York families by implementing a permanent property tax cap, increases support for New York students by investing over $1 billion more in state education aid, and cuts taxes for middle-class New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

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