Many families in South Central live in residences without access to a washer or dryer, and depend on open laundromats for clean clothes during global health pandemic.
“I’m scared, but I have to do it,” said Luz Cruz, 35, pushing a stainless steel laundry cart that transports her clothes throughout the store. Cruz, a garment worker, said she worries about exposing herself to COVID-19, but is right now the most suitable person in her family to make necessary trips to the laundromat. “My husband stays at home with the kids because he has asthma.”
Assembly Majority Speaker Carl Heastie and Social Services Committee Chair Andrew Hevesi have announced a proposal to establish a comprehensive $450 million, five year plan to address the statewide homelessness crisis.
UW-Madison is one of 59 campuses across the country and the world who participated in Fossil Fuel Divestment Day (F2D2). Students from various universities share disappointment with the lack of urgency and response to growing concern over climate change.
The UW-Madison chapter of the National Food Recovery Network established a new method of food recovery to further reduce the amount of food wasted on campus. Not only is this a great step for waste reduction, but it also provides a solution to food insecurity.
A suburban St. Louis woman whose husband is charged in her death had looked up “what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant" on her cellphone before she went missing last month, according to search warrants.
The Senate has announced that it will hold a joint public hearing on housing discrimination on Long Island, in direct response to a Newsday investigation that revealed widespread racial discrimination and evidence of unequal treatment by real estate agents.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced an agreement with National Grid to immediately lift the current moratorium on gas service in Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn, 13 days after the governor issued a letter giving the utility giant 14 days to come up with a plan to restore service or face losing it license to operate in downstate New York.
This last week saw the opening of the first new concourse and gates at Delta Air Lines' new Terminal C, part of an $8 billion transformation of LaGuardia Airport. And funding has been approved for the AirTrain LGA, which will connect the airport with a new station at Willets Point linked to enhanced Long Island Railroad service to and from New York City
Seven of the nine Seattle City Council seats are up for grabs in next month's election, where retail giant Amazon has made unprecedented donations totaling $1.5 million to a political action committee that's supporting a slate of candidates perceived to be friendlier to business.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that he "misspoke" when he told reporters he may slow his frenetic campaigning pace after a recent heart attack. The Vermont senator backtracked in an interview with NBC News just a day after indicating that health concerns would force him to change "the nature" of his campaign, in the short term, at least.