New York State


Opinion: Coming together to build a safe pathway for youth at risk

How a coalition of providers are stepping up to help with seed funding from New York state to help members of the LGBTQ and BIPOC communities

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No, New York wasn’t the anti-slavery hero you thought it was

In light of the state Legislature passing a bill to create a reparations commission, a look back at history shows that the state has a lot of wrongs to make right for Black New Yorkers.

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Slow cannabis market ‘the product of a choice’ says state weed czar

New York has been criticized for a sluggish licensing process, but Chris Alexander said that’s necessary to achieve equity.

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NYC comptroller says old criminal convictions cost city residents nearly $2.4 billion in annual wages

The Legislature only has a few more days left to pass the Clean Slate Act, which would seal old criminal convictions.

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Socialist legislators back bill to block New York charities from funding Israeli settlements

Many Democrats condemned the legislation, and leaders of both the state Senate and Assembly promised that it would never receive a vote.


Opinion: Reimagining paratransit requires federal leadership and funding

While New York City and state can leverage their collective dollars to improve this service, the fed should also pay and provide oversight to ensure quality into the 21st century.

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Lawmakers and advocates say state’s plan to address New York City’s migrant crisis won’t cut it

The governor’s support has been labeled as “insufficient,” amid calls for greater advocacy and public statements from the Legislature.


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NYS doesn’t pay nonprofits enough to do the jobs they’re contracted for: Report

The inaugural annual survey from New York Council of Nonprofits shows agencies struggling to hire new people, make payments on time.

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Takeaways from Hochul’s state budget proposal

The governor unveiled a plan to increase education spending and address MTA fiscal woes and New York City’s migrant influx.


Housing Works opens New York’s first recreational marijuana dispensary

Proceeds go towards helping the nonprofit fulfill its mission. Here’s everything you need to know.


Opinion: Funding safety net hospitals must be a priority in next legislative session

With budget season approaching, Albany should prioritize creating a sustainable and equitable payment structure for these institutions.


Why have New York's ADA lawsuits increased to No. 1 in the country?

The state has surpassed California in ADA lawsuits with 1,819 filings within the first half of 2022.


CPC launches philanthropic campaign, awards $500,000 to nonprofits

Ten organizations received funding to promote environmental justice, racial wealth equity, as well as provide COVID-19 relief resources.


How New York’s highest court has veered right

A new four-judge bloc has consistently voted together in the most recent term, impacting criminal defendants, workers and people suing police