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Gov. Kathy Hochul spent Monday at the White House, joining her counterparts across the nation in meetings with both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Yet, back home, there has been days — maybe even weeks — of good news on the COVID-19 front as New York appears to have weathered the worst of the omicron surge. more
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin may have surprised the White House with his decision Sunday to no longer back President Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan. But one lawmaker who wasn't? U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman. more
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
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi has tested positive for the coronavirus, and says that although she is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, she's now isolating at home. more
Full-time job or not, it’s not easy to make a living, even with New York pushing minimum wage well past the basement lows of the federal standard. The coronavirus only made all of it worse. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over nearly a dozen sexual harassment allegations dominated the news cycle in New York last week. So, it may have been easy to miss the other big story that broke the same day — the U.S. Senate finally passing an infrastructure bill, bringing it yet another step closer to landing on President Joe Biden’s desk. more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
At a school that focuses on learning and teaching technology, it sure helps to have a laptop computer to do so. And for a few students at IN-Tech Academy, that wish came true. more
Newly minted U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman was still setting into his new office on Capitol Hill when he was called to the House floor to take part in a joint session gathering that happens only once every four years: certifying the Electoral College votes for president. more
Councilman Andrew Cohen is now Bronx Supreme Court Judge-elect Andrew Cohen, joining Kim Adair Wilson and Bianka Perez on the bench. more
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