Methadone patients routinely denied take-home treatment throughout pandemic, despite health guidance

Methadone patients routinely denied take-home treatment throughout pandemic, despite health guidance

New York isn’t following through on guidance expanding take-home treatment to reduce Covid-19 spread, advocates say. Many patients must wait in line for treatment as many as six times a week.

Cuomo Pushes to Weaken Ban on Toxic Foam Burning
Cuomo Pushes to Weaken Ban on Toxic Foam Burning
Behind the scenes, Cuomo is pushing amendments to unanimously passed legislation that would allow the executive branch to lift the ban....

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It was Cuomo’s “biggest environmental initiative.” Then he slashed it from the ballot.
It was Cuomo’s “biggest environmental initiative.” Then he slashed it from the ballot.
A $3 billion green bond was set to be on New Yorker's ballots this week, before Governor Cuomo's budget office cancelled the vote....

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Even During Pandemic, Hospitals Collect on Medical Debt
Even During Pandemic, Hospitals Collect on Medical Debt
"We get hit with this pandemic and then like, here you go, pay $2,400 by the end of the month.”...

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Incarcerated People Have One Week to Get Stimulus Checks. Prisons Stand in the Way, Many Say
Incarcerated People Have One Week to Get Stimulus Checks. Prisons Stand in the Way, Many Say
Incarcerated people have one week left to claim their stimulus checks. But many say their prisons aren't providing the paperwork....

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Recently Jailed New Yorkers Struggle When Dumped on Street With No ID
Recently Jailed New Yorkers Struggle When Dumped on Street With No ID
Leaving Rikers Island, many former detainees can't rent apartments or get jobs - because the city lost their ID....

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