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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New Legislation Allows Municipalities Across the State to Opt In to Rent Stabilization Laws.

Social Justice Primary category in which blog post is published

Justice Delayed, Not Denied

Luis Martinez is an Undocumented Immigrant. But a Judge in the Southern District of New York Ruled that Everyone on American Soil Has a Right to Justice.

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The Local Shape of Biodiversity Collapse

Here's What's Being Lost to our Hudson Valley Ecosystem.

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New York In Prison

New York State counties ask: Do we really need a jail?

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Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Understanding the Vaccination Controversy

Recent measles outbreaks put Hudson Valley schools at the center of a vitriolic legal and public health debate.