With the deadline for a statewide public campaign financing plan less than two weeks away, proponents of reform are worried that the New York Public Financing Commission is squandering a historic opportunity.
The state has conditionally awarded $30 million to agencies across New York to provide support services and operating funding for at least 1,200 units of supportive housing for homeless persons with special needs, conditions or other challenges.
New York Attorney General Letitia James has announced the launch of a new portal for New Yorkers to submit complaints about the effects of National Grid’s natural gas moratorium in New York City and Long Island.
New York state won a victory in federal court last week when U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Wolford dismissed a lawsuit to prevent its Green Light Law — which allows undocumented immigrants to receive driver's licenses — from moving forward.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has released a new report showing how commonly solitary confinement is used to punish people in New York state prisons, and is advocating for passage of the HALT Act in the upcoming legislative session.