The governor has announced an emergency rental assistance program to help keep low-income New York families in their homes during the ongoing pandemic. Applications will be accepted beginning Thursday.
State lawmakers from both chambers listened to testimony last month from agencies and advocates regarding funding of Human Services programs in the FY 2021 Executive Budget proposal. During the fourth of 13 joint legislative hearings on the governor’s proposed budget, legislators heard from the state offices of Children and Family Services, Temporary and Disability Services, and Aging, as well as the Division of Veteran’s Services, the only of the four agencies facing proposed funding cuts.
The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees has approved $52 million for the final phase of construction for new digital communication systems on the authority’s transmission lines, improving the efficiency and reliability of the state electricity system.
This series is an ongoing series as I still struggle with self-worth, self-doubt, and confidence. Within this series, they are more of letters to myself with the goal of hoping to extend it to my audience. For those who are going through the same emotions as me: self-doubt, self-love, and trying to find our value and purpose in life, I hope to extend it to you; therefore, welcome to my SELF-LOVE series.
The Hmong are known as an ethnic group from Laos. They technically don't have a home country for several sad reasons. The Hmong people are unique in their own many special ways, from going through so many hardships to making their culture one of the most beautiful cultures out there. The Hmong are their own people, they are neither Chinese nor Lao, but to learn more about them, enjoy this educational writing about the Hmong.
Democratic leaders in Albany announced earlier this week that an agreement has been reached on a series of historic changes to state rent regulations meant to strengthen protections for tenants across the state, close key loopholes and address economic inequality.
Over the objections of real estate developers and landlords, both chambers are expected pass the comprehensive package today, Friday, June 14 — just one day before existing rent regulations are set to expire.