Polls reveal that almost 70% of U.S. households have a companion animal, and that most households with pets consider them to be family members.
By Melinda Katz The time is ripe to better defend our society’s most voiceless members by enforcing and strengthening New York State’s animal cruelty laws. In my time as district attorney for Queens County of New York, I have encountered countless cases involving cruel acts against innocent and defenseless animals. Unfortunately, New York’s criminal statutes […]
By Insurance Journal FBI, Homeland Security and New York police officials have charged nine defendants including gang members with a violent racketeering and extortion conspiracy in attempting to take over an entire industry designed to help victims after a fire. The defendants, who officials said include members of the violent Bloods street gang, took control […]
Incumbents survived all but one challenge and progressive groups failed to make new gains — while outside spending failed to make a dent. More than $200,000 on one Bronx candidate yielded just 956 votes.
New York, NY – June 27, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to the press during campaign stop along with Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado in Washington Heights. (Shutterstock) By Claudia Irizarry Aponte and George Joseph, THE CITY All but one Democratic incumbent in 28 Assembly primaries across the five boroughs were able to stave off challengers […]
IQ Inc, the publisher of Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal, and Workers World Today and producer of multicultural radio programs, is proud to endorse Congressman Tom Suozzi and his running mate Diana Reyna, former Councilmember and Deputy Borough President for four years under the Eric Adams Administration, for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New […]
Over 400 city-based clinicians and health and social service providers attended the symposium to coordinate and improve care for New Yorkers living with Long COVID.
(New York – June 16, 2022) – On June 8, New York City’s healthcare leadership from across City Hall, NYC Health + Hospitals and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene held the City’s first Long COVID symposium. The event focused on care coordination for New Yorkers with Long COVID as they navigate the […]
New York, NY – June 11, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams marches alone with thousands of people across Brooklyn Bridge against gun violence. March ended with rally in Lower Manhattan (Shutterstock) By Carl Campanile and Bernadette Hogan, NY Post Mayor Eric Adams is putting his political muscle behind veteran state Assembly incumbents being challenged by socialist […]
New York NY USA-March 15, 2022 NY City Council Speaker Adrienne E. Adams joins activists on the steps of City Hall in New York to rally against pay disparity on Equal Pay Day. (Shutterstock) New York, NY: Late last night,[June 12], the New York City Council passed the FY 2023 budget. Included in its investments […]
Hundreds of workers march to Foley Square in New York City to demand stronger worker protections and a full pathway to citizenship for immigrants on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) Staten Island, NY – Today, the Our City, Our Vote coalition, a group of advocates fighting for expand access to the ballot box held a press conference […]
Students from Miguel Contreras Learning Center high school protest in front of City Hall after walking out of school to protest gun violence in Los Angeles, May 31, 2022. (Shutterstock) (Albany, NY) Today, the Senate Democratic Majority is passing legislation to strengthen gun safety measures and ensure deadly weapons stay out of the wrong hands. […]
New York, NY – January 7, 2019: New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins speaks at rally on reproductive health act at Barnard College. (Shutterstock) (Albany, NY) – Please use the following Dropbox link to watch Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousin’s interview on CNN Newsroom regarding gun legislation being passed tomorrow: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zck0dkkl5t8p7pp/Stewart-Cousins–060122-CNN.mp4?dl=0