Articles By Phillip Pantuso

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Will New York’s Green Light Law Get the Green Light Everywhere?

Opposition remains strong to the bill Cuomo signed this summer, which is set to go into effect next month.

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The Future of Sex Ed After Title X

Public health advocates fear record-high STD rates could get worse after the Trump administration forced Planned Parenthood into a tough decision.

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The Promise of Public Banks

The only one in the US is in North Dakota, but a growing movement believes the model can create a more stable economy and fund projects like the Green New Deal.

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Who’s Hunting Now?

Five stories of modern New York hunters.

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Restorative Justice and the Ulster County DA Race

The fight for the top law enforcement position in the county pits an experienced prosecutor against a reformist victims' rights attorney.

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America’s Digital Divide

From commerce and culture to social connection, almost no segment of contemporary life is untouched by the internet. In many rural communities, limited broadband access remains a barrier to 21st-century connectivity.

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Banking on Recovery

Land banking is a creative tool to convert abandoned and vacant properties into affordable housing.

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The Hudson Valley Space Race

With the specter of gentrification looming large, the Hudson Valley is ground zero for testing models of inclusive development.

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What 2.9 Billion Birds Can Tell Us About Climate Change

A new study on bird population decline quantifies the impact humans have already had on the environment.