Nearly Three in Four NYC Nursing Homes Haven’t Been Inspected Within the Last 15 Months

Nearly Three in Four NYC Nursing Homes Haven’t Been Inspected Within the Last 15 Months

An ambulette parked outside the Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Center on Staten Island, June 26, 2024. Credit: Alex Krales/THE CITY By Ashley Borja Federal law says nursing homes are supposed to be inspected by state health authorities at least once every 15 months. But in New York City, a severe shortage of inspectors has delayed most […]

Who Will Challenge Eric Adams for Mayor in 2025?

Who Will Challenge Eric Adams for Mayor in 2025?

Photo: Andrew Cuomo. Editorial credit: Ron Adar / Shutterstock.com By Ashley Borja, Katie Honan, and Rachel Holliday Smith With Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 campaign facing federal investigation and dismal polling numbers with high disapproval from New Yorkers, it’s no surprise that candidates have already raised their hand to try and make him a one-term mayor. Adams has spoken out […]

Immigrant Advocates Rally for New York for All Act to Keep ICE Out of Our Communities

Immigrant Advocates Rally for New York for All Act to Keep ICE Out of Our Communities

Photo courtesy: Diana Livestream is available here. Albany, NY—Today, the New York For All coalition, elected officials, community members, and allies rallied and held a press conference at the Million Dollar Staircase to call for the passage of the New York For All Act (S987 Gounardes / A5686 Reyes). All New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, want to lead […]

Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Managers of Manhattan condominium building and staffing agency underpaid building security guards for years in violation of New York law New York, NY – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Comptroller Brad Lander today announced a settlement totaling almost $230,000 with a contracting agency and the […]

Opinion: New 25-Story Buildings May Avoid Environmental Reviews

Opinion: New 25-Story Buildings May Avoid Environmental Reviews

By Alicia Boyd In December of 2023, the Department of City Planning proposed a new change in the law regarding the development of towers in the community. The proposal called “Green Fast Track,” would allow any developer who wants to build a 25-story building with less than 250 apartments to avoid conducting an environmental review.  […]

City Hall Scrambles to Send Migrant Families From Tent Shelter to Sleep in a School During Severe Storm

City Hall Scrambles to Send Migrant Families From Tent Shelter to Sleep in a School During Severe Storm

The city evacuated migrants from Floyd Bennett Field while a major storm brought strong rain and winds, Jan. 9, 2023. Credit: Alex Krales/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan and Michael Elsen-Rooney, Chalkbeat | January 10, 2024 Officials hastily moved hundreds of families living at the Floyd Bennett Field migrant shelter in Brooklyn early Tuesday evening as a powerful storm […]

Migrant Families and Schools Brace for Wave of Shelter Evictions

Migrant Families and Schools Brace for Wave of Shelter Evictions

Migrant families being moved to and from the Roosevelt Hotel ahead of reaching a 60-day shelter limit. Credit: Alex Krales/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan, Michael Elsen-Rooney, and Chalkbeat | January 8, 2024 Thousands of migrant families with school-aged children will begin having their time in city shelters run out starting Tuesday this week as the first 60-day […]

NYC Electeds Call on Biden, Schumer & Congress to Save Asylum, Send Aid to Welcoming Cities

NYC Electeds Call on Biden, Schumer & Congress to Save Asylum, Send Aid to Welcoming Cities

Editorial credit: Paul Froggatt / Shutterstock.com By NYIC Press | January 8, 2024 New York, NY—Today, elected officials from New York City are standing united in their call for the White House to support immigrant communities by trading away our humanitarian values for foreign aid. Our elected representatives in Washington must reject the cynical attacks […]

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