Policy

Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn.
After a Black woman died after giving birth, renewed interest in tackling longstanding racial disparities.
While plans for reopening schools across New York in the fall have yet to be finalized, it’s likely that some students will continue remote learning, at least for part of the time.
With remote learning likely to continue, can New York finally get students connected?
If the coronavirus is airborne, reopening certain businesses such as nail, hair and tanning salons and tattoo shops – all of which are included in Phase Three – may not be as safe as previously thought.
With new data available regarding COVID-19’s transmissibility, the state would be wise to rethink some of the industries it’s allowing to reopen.
Governor Cuomo on July 1, 2020.
This isn’t the first time during the pandemic that the governor has rebuffed one of the mayor’s ideas.
A subway car on June 8th during phase 1 of reopening.
The authority issues a new “challenge” for tech companies to keep transit safe.
Governor Cuomo at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Nursing home deaths from COVID-19 are more complicated than the state Department of Health report explains.
Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the Christian Cultural Center’s PPE and food distribution.
Advocates say the cuts will disproportionately affect small grassroots organizations.
The line for a COVID-19 testing site in April.
One month in, New York City Health + Hospitals is finding its footing.
AIDS rally NYC
Survivors of the HIV/AIDS crisis see similarities in the fears and stigma of the current health crisis.
NYPD cameras sign in Manhattan.
Legislation three years in the making will require the police to disclose information about facial recognition and other tools.
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