New York has distinguished itself through the creation of NY State of Health. The marketplace has excelled, despite a very tight timeframe, while other state marketplaces and the federally facilitated one faltered.
New York's progressives are confronting a tough decision. Stick with Cuomo in spite of his economic policies? Split off and run a third-party candidate? Sit in their hands?
Did you know that in New York State (outside of New York City) it is legal to kill crows? While most other birds are protected under state laws, crows...
The findings we've discovered so far show a bleak landscape when it comes to some of the health issues we face in much higher numbers than our heterosexual counterparts.
Environmental justice movements in the outer boroughs put pressure on government to make life environmentally better for minorities living in areas where asthma rates were already high and the commercial garbage trucks driving through made it worse.
If we want to fight the sexual exploitation of young people, we absolutely must fight youth homelessness. Kids who don't have a safe place to stay enter a direct pipeline to the pimps and exploiters who recognize their desperation and are waiting to prey on them.
What is moral fervor? It is being fed up, instead of fed, by a few having way too much and the many having way too little.
The sharp collision between Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio is echoing well beyond the borders of the Empire State. They have staked out sharply conflicting views of how to run an economy, and to the victor will go national credentials as the next wave of Democratic Party leadership.
Mayor de Blasio is already committed to pursuing tax changes in Albany (a millionaires' tax needs State approval), and he should make property tax reforms a key element of advocacy.
SUNY -- 64 higher education campuses with nearly half a million students -- is the largest university system in the United States. Therefore, when university administrators join the state's governor in turning SUNY into a loyal servant of big business, that fact has significant ramifications.
Given the influence on prescribers that the J & J and other cases reveal, there are just too many ways that care can go awry. It is thus essential that patients and families become informed and vocal advocates for their care.
New Report Leads to a Call for an Investigation of Verizon New York and Verizon's affiliates including Verizon Wireless and "Verizon Services." On Se...
It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th
Article I, section 8, clause 3 of the United States Constitution empowers Congress exclusively "To regulate commerce with the Indian tribes." States are ousted from jurisdiction for good reason. They have often been the deadliest enemies of Native Americans.
Between the Armored Personnel Carriers locking down main streets in major American cities or Special Weapons and Tactics and Special Forces units canvassing our country, if we're not careful, this militarization of our domestic policing will make-over America, and fast.
Stand on the hilltop at Olana, the Persian mansion that was once the home of famous nineteenth century landscape painter Frederic Church, and you'll get spectacular views of the Hudson River winding south through the valley.