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New York Attorney General Letitia James today encouraged all New Yorkers to complete the decennial census questionnaire to ensure an accurate count of the state population.

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Legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) would establish a new program to help meet staffing shortages at anti-hunger nonprofit organizations in New York City and throughout...

New York City's Public Advocate has sent a letter to Department of Corrections Commissioner Cynthia Brann regarding COVID-19 outbreak at Rikers Island.

Public Advocate...

Rev. Al Sharpton is calling on faith leaders to discontinue gatherings at churches.

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton convened a call with the heads of the nation’s...

By Rev. Reginald Bachus

The following letter was written on behalf of the Black Business Empowerment Committee sharing their concern to New York's elected...

Is "social distancing" and home isolation exacerbating the suffering of domestic violence victims?

Attorney General Letitia James, along with state and local officials and...

What will Governor Cuomo and Albany do to preserve small businesses who are being severely impacted by COVID-19?

COVID-19 has completely changed the way we all live.

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New York Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez released the following statement today regarding the possibility that she may have COVID-19:

“In the wee hours of Sunday...

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams has proposed guidelines for a mandatory lockdown in New York City to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the five boroughs.

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The following is a message from New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins:

"The Senate Majority will be in Albany tomorrow for conference and will...

How will endangered New Yorkers fare during COVID-19 outbreak if more is not done to address their plight?

New York Attorney General Letitia James today reminded New...

The National Action Network, and World Central Kitchen, are partnering to deliver meals to needy New Yorkers and New Jerseyans.

In the wake of the unprecedented emergency...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to extend the city’s quarterly property tax deadline due to COVID-19.

This comes on the heels of...

Rapper Cardi B is asking all New Yorkers to fill out the 2020 Census, including by phone or online.

NYC Census 2020 today released a new public service announcement...

New York Assembly Members joined Black and Brown mothers from across New York State pushing against attempts to rollback bail reform.

As New York grapples with the COVID-...

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