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'New Era for Marijuana Justice': New York Legalization Bill Signed Into Law

One advocate said the law is "rooted in racial and economic justice, in an effort to repair harms while also setting a new standard for anti-racist, class-conscious, and gender-expansive policymaking."

Jessica Corbett ·

NY Vaccine Czar Reportedly Questioned County Officials on Loyalty to Cuomo

"Using vaccine distribution as a tool to control local officials is despicable and a clear abuse of public trust."

Jake Johnson ·

Murdoch Paper Gives Away the Game: Cuomo Is on Their Side

Although the media tend to view the Cuomo scandals as a Democratic problem, the political and economic stakes here involve an aggressively center-right executive against a liberal legislature.

Ari Paul ·

Ocasio-Cortez, Bowman Say Cuomo 'Can No Longer Effectively Lead'

A majority of New York lawmakers and over half of the state's Democratic congressional delegation are demanding the governor's resignation.

Jessica Corbett ·

'Cuomo Needs to Resign': Calls Grow for Governor's Ouster After Sixth Accuser Claims Being 'Groped'

"One resignation will not change the deeply systemic issues we have in our society," said N.Y. State Sen. Michelle Hinchey, a Democrat. "But, it is a start."

Jon Queally ·

AOC Among NY Lawmakers Saying Gov. Cuomo Cannot Hand-Pick Investigator Into Allegations Against Him

"With all due respect," echoed N.Y. State Sen. Liz Krueger, "you can't pick a federal judge who works with your good friend and decide that that's going to be the investigator,"

Jon Queally ·

Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Probe of Cuomo's Disastrous Handling of Covid-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

"Thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers lost their lives in nursing homes throughout the pandemic," she said. "Their loved ones and the public deserve answers and transparency from their elected leadership."

Kenny Stancil ·

'That's Classic Andrew Cuomo,' Says de Blasio After NY Gov Accused of Bullying Fellow Democrat Over Nursing Home Disaster

Cuomo reportedly threatened to "destroy" a New York assemblyman who has vocally criticized the governor's handling of the state's nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jake Johnson ·

Cuomo and Newsom Symbolize the Rot of Corporate Democrats—and the Dire Need for Progressive Populism

More than ever, many entrenched Democrats are worried about primary challenges from the left. Such fears are all to the good.

Norman Solomon ·

New York Lawmakers Poised to Pass Nation's Strongest Eviction Ban as Millions Face Housing Insecurity

"It is not just unconscionable to evict people during a pandemic winter, it is deadly."

Julia Conley ·

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