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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.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Green Gold Rush

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

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

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.