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“For people who are receiving denials, but are accessing legal services, they’re going to be able to have some kind of advocacy,” said Deborah Berkman, supervising attorney at New York Legal Assistance Group. “Without legal services, it seems almost impossible.”



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City on the Edge: Climate Change and New York

The Climate Change Superfund Act is in the spotlight now that a similar law passed in Vermont’s legislature, putting pressure on the Assembly to get New York’s version across the finish line before session ends in early June.

Age Justice

En 2022, la gobernadora Kathy Hochul cedió en las negociaciones y dio luz verde a la ampliación de Medicaid para dar cobertura a los inmigrantes indocumentados mayores de 65 años. El Departamento de Salud del estado puso en marcha el programa el mes pasado después de un retraso de un año.

Mapping the Future

As warm weather returns and the summer approaches, we are reminded that the streets, sidewalks, parks, and plazas of New York City are our civic commons. New Yorkers should be able to dance in the streets, sidewalks, and curbs if they want to.


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