New York Watchdogs Lack Data to Track Judges’ Compliance With Bail Reform

Although the new law took effect in January, state data showing how courts are applying it won’t be available until July 2021. And without funding, courts in small towns and villages may never collect the data.

New York Watchdogs Lack Data to Track Judges’ Compliance With Bail Reform

By Steven Yoder, TheAppeal.org

Before New York State’s bail reform law passed in April 2019, police, sheriffs, and prosecutors warned of dire consequences.  

“I think that it could cause some …

2020 Census Countdown to our Future: Last Chance for NYC to Secure its Political and Economic Future

Kick-off features press conferences in Manhattan and Brooklyn and a “Census Walk for NYC” across the Brooklyn Bridge to sound the alarm that there are only 14 days to avoid a census undercount, which would mean billions in lost revenue, as well as the loss of congressional seats, jeopardizing New York City’s future. The day also features an “Empowered Women for the Census” caravan in The Bronx.

2020 Census Countdown to our Future: Last Chance for NYC to Secure its Political and Economic Future

NEW YORK, N.Y. – City officials, elected officials, and major citywide community advocates and leaders will gather in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Wednesday, September …

New York State Office for the Aging encourages older New Yorkers stay up to date with recommended immunizations

Receiving Recommended Vaccines Against Influenza, Pneumococcal Disease Even More Critical for the Health and Safety of Older Adults, Who Remain at High Risk for COVID-19

New York State Office for the Aging encourages older New Yorkers stay up to date with recommended immunizations
Two old men wear medical masks and sit on the street corner in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic. –

The Cuomo Administration Hasn’t Said Which Nursing Homes Were Infected With COVID-19 After Its Order Sent Positive Patients Into Them

Dozens of New York nursing homes didn’t see their first COVID-19 case until sick patients were sent there, many under Andrew Cuomo’s state policy. To date, 6% of the state’s nursing home population, or roughly 6,500 residents, have died.

The Cuomo Administration Hasn’t Said Which Nursing Homes Were Infected With COVID-19 After Its Order Sent Positive Patients Into Them

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement and holds media briefing at 3rd Avenue office. New York, NY – July 1, 2020 (Shutterstock)

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