The Connecticut governor’s planned investment in education and cities is criticized by a progressive coalition of lawmakers, activists and labor unions as not bold enough.
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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it has staved off forecasted deficits over the next two years, allowing it to defer service cuts and increase spending on upgrades to its subway, buses and commuter rail lines.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said vaccine doses originally expected Tuesday or Wednesday are now unlikely to arrive before Sunday.
Inquiry into New York governor’s administration is in addition to an August request for records from the Justice Department.
Under the change, prompted by the interruption of the pandemic and concerns about racial disparities, teacher-recommended preschoolers will be enrolled in the lottery in May.
The number of public-school student suicides surpasses last year’s total, and Mayor de Blasio said many children have been traumatized by the coronavirus pandemic.
The New York governor singled out a Democratic state lawmaker who has spoken out against his administration’s handling of information about Covid-19 fatalities.
The fatal stabbings of two homeless people in the New York City subway system over the weekend has sparked a debate between state and city officials over how to keep riders feeling safe.
A federal appeals court dismissed an appeal brought by unions for police, firefighters and corrections officers to block the disclosure of the information.
The share of fully vaccinated residents varies widely by ZIP Code, from 2% in some parts of Queens to 25% in some parts of the Bronx.
The governor hopes the changes will enhance prospects for his plan to tax and regulate the drug as the state seeks revenue to fill a projected $8.2 billion budget deficit.