A Million Unemployed New Yorkers are About to Fall Off a Fiscal Cliff

A Million Unemployed New Yorkers are About to Fall Off a Fiscal Cliff

Federal unemployment benefits expire at the end of the month. With no relief in sight from Washington or Albany, many New Yorkers are desperate.

The MTA’s $500 million nightly cleaning and shutdown isn’t worth it, experts say
The MTA’s $500 million nightly cleaning and shutdown isn’t worth it, experts say
Sanitizing the subways every night offers little protection against COVID, scientists say. MTA board members say they've raised questions - but received few answers....

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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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