Earlier this month, the state began vaccinating incarcerated people 65 and older. But advocates, as well as local officials who run the city’s jails, want eligibility expanded to include all inmates, citing the extra risks posed by correctional facilities.
‘The public needs to be informed of all disciplinary actions, not just major infractions…The “minor rule violations” provision defeats the purpose of repealing Section 50-a.’
Yes, there are four elected officials in the race to be the city’s No. 3 official. But Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Zach Iscol, Terri Liftin and Reshma Patel are likely to be on the ballot, too.
Several Republican critics of the governor (and one of his Democratic allies) are pushing legislation that could undermine efforts to achieve broad immunity to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.