On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced a budget deal for the next fiscal year that would allocate $250,000 to fund reproductive care for those seeking abortions. The money will go to the New York Abortion Access Fund (NYAAF), an organization that works to make abortion […]
Guaranteed Legal Aid May Become a Reality for Low-Income Tenants in New York
Last week the New York City Council held a hearing concerning a bill that would guarantee low-income tenants a lawyer, provided by the Office of Civil Justice, when facing eviction charges.
New NY Law Permits Pregnant Women to Enroll in Health Care Plans At Any Time
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a new bill into law allowing pregnant women to gain access to health care at any time, eliminating the previous requirement that they wait for open enrollment periods to purchase health insurance.
New York City’s Youngest Residents Head to Free Preschool
Thousands of pre-schoolers in New York City will begin school this week, in the second year of the City’s fully-funded pre-kindergarten program.