State Expansion of Remote Mental Health Care Provides Lifeline for Low-Income New Yorkers
In the first year of the pandemic, four out of five appointments at state-licensed clinics were held virtually—allowing providers to tackle long-standing barriers.
Ethan Geringer-Sameth · February 23, 2022
| U.S. Department of Agriculture
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The governor’s team coordinated meetings between her failed chief judge nominee and Senate Republicans in the days before a key committee vote, emails show.
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A new bill would subject the state prison system to independent oversight for sexual assault complaints. The Senate has two weeks to bring it to a floor vote.
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While the governor awaits guidance from the federal government, thousands of undocumented New Yorkers can’t afford to go to the doctor.
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