Keyword: Carl Heastie
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It’s no secret: There is a serious health crisis in the Bronx. The coronavirus hasn’t helped, but inaccessibility of medical care, poor air quality and a number of other factors have exacerbated already high rates of asthma, diabetes, infant mortality and other issues in the borough. more
After the Jan. 6 insurrection attempt against the U.S. Capitol, the House of Representatives wasted no time filing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for a second time, even though they knew the U.S. Senate wouldn’t start the trial until after the Republican executive returned home to Florida. more
For state attorney general Letitia James, the evidence is clear: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office, and created a hostile work environment where he used his power to not only silence any complaints about his conduct, but to continue that conduct. more
Last week, Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams officially received the Democratic nomination for mayor after the city elections board certified results from the June primary. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has returned to the Bronx after weeks of his self-imposed exile to Washington, D.C., but apparently told Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., he's concerned  because he's in the middle of what's probably the most difficult primary he's ever faced as a congressman, in a private exchange caught on camera.. more
It's not clear how many people may go out of commission at once with the coronavirus pandemic, but one thing is for sure, lawmakers in Albany want to make sure that government will still be able to function. more
Any New York employee who is ordered to stay home because of exposure to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 will not have to worry about losing wages because of it. more
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