Senate Passes Hoylman’s Police STAT Act, Requiring Reporting Of Deaths In Police Custody And More

Today, the New York State Senate voted to pass the Police Statistics and Transparency Act (S.1830-C/A.10609) that ill affect New Yorker from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Assembly Passage Of Bill To Stop Higher Mid-Year Prescription Drug Costs A Good Start To #StopRxGreed

AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement in response to today’s New York State Assembly passage of a bill to prohibit health plans from changing out-of-pocket prescription drug costs and other terms on enrollees in the middle of their contract year: Continue Reading →

NYC Electeds Co-Sponsor Transportation Investment Legislation

east-harlem sliderToday, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to expand public transit and improve accessibility for millions of New Yorkers, particularly those who live in so-called “transit deserts.” Continue Reading →

Will Harlem’s CB 9 Take Cues From Denny Farrell?

traffic drviing street in harlemHarlem Council Member Mark Levine and the local precinct commander spoke in support of a traffic safety plan [PDF] for a deadly stretch of Broadway last night at a Harlem Community Board 9 transportation committee meeting. Continue Reading →