Keyword: Alessandra Biaggi
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When Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down New York last month to essential businesses only, he didn't close off U.S. Postal Service deliveries.  Yet, in recent days, many living within the 10463 ZIP code (and others) haven't been getting mail, or having it picked up. The culprit is probably no surprise: the coronavirus. more
With two cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 confirmed on Rikers Island, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is calling on both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to create an emergency plan that will allow those in jail a fighting chance to protect themselves from getting sick. 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
Although maintaining well manicured nails dates back thousands of years, the modern nail salon didn’t come into being until about the 19th century. more
Two dozen state senators don't want to see people out on the street because of the coronavirus, signing a letter addressed to New York State Court of Appeals chief judge Janet DiFiore, asking her to place a moratorium on evictions until the COVID-19 crisis passes. more
The state legislature gave adult victims of childhood sexual abuse the opportunity to finally hold their abusers accountable nearly a year ago. Now, a group of lawmakers want to extend the Child Victims Act look-back window to allow even more time for legal action. more
Last year was a first for New York: 61 early polling locations dotted the city, allowing the Empire State to catch up to most of the rest of the country when it comes to opening when and how voters can cast a ballot. more
Activists striving to destigmatize mental health and improve access to treatment might seem like a recent endeavor — but the northwest Bronx was paving the way in improving mental health services starting some 60 years ago. more
The question is answered. The dust has settled. The old guard kept control of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to push a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for people 21 and older into the state budget. It’s the second straight year Cuomo has listed the policy change as a priority in his executive budget, removing it last year with the hopes of passing it as a stand-alone bill that never made it off the ground. more
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