PANDEMIC PRIMARY

June 12, 2020

Early voting begins on this Saturday with sites across the five boroughs and runs through Sunday June 21st. You can also vote in person on June 23rd at your polling site. 

Criminal Justice Reform

June 8, 2020

Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced his intent to sign a set of bills on criminal justice reform introduced by the New York State Legislature. 

COVID-19: Testing

May 14, 2020

Find out about the City's comprehensive plan to test, trace, and treat every case of COVID-19. Through a partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals, the City's "Test and Trace Corps" will launch with 1,000 contact tracers to investigate cases, trace and monitor contacts, and manage all case data and...

NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL: BUDGET CRUNCH

May 11, 2020

City Council Questions De Blasio's Priorities at First Executive Budget Hearing, read more of the Gotham Gazetts reporting on the CC's virtual hearing. 

HOW COVID-19 IS AFFECTING 2020 NY ELECTIONS

May 8, 2020

The city’s democratic systems and processes—along with practically every aspect of daily life in New York City—has been disrupted by the massive effort to slow the spread of a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). How will elections be affected?  

COVID-19: Where is My Money?

May 7, 2020

Expecting a stimulus check? The IRS updated who is getting a check... find out if you are still going to receive a CARES act payment. 

COVID-19: More Open Streets

May 6, 2020

Mayor De Blasio names the next streets that will be used for social distancing and bikers as NYC is set to open two more miles of open street in downtown Manhattan, downtown Brooklyn, The Bronx & Queens starting tomorrow. Where are they?

COVID-19: Get Covered

May 6, 2020

News about health insurance coverage in NY if you've lost your job and your insurance.