Parents who suffer the heartbreaking loss of the stillborn birth of their babies would be allowed to take time off from work the same as other parents do if a bill making its way through the New York State Legislature is adopted.
Gov. Kathy Hochul
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Honors Immigrants’ Quest for Better Lives
The 262nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade made its annual trek up Fifth Avenue on Friday, March 17, with a rousing spectacle of bagpipes, drums, and marchers carrying Irish-themed banners.
Human Composting Is Now Legal in New York State
Natural Organic Reduction (NOR), also called “human composting,” is now legal New York State. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill on Dec. 30 which lets NOR facilities operate as cemetery corporations in the state.
Time-Honored Steps Can Boost Safety During A Spike in Violent Transit Crime
Safety tips help subway riders in New York City be their own best “first line of defense,” officials said. They noted that riders can protect themselves without ever enduring a punch or a shove.
NY’s Human Composting Bill Remains Grave Concern
The New York State Catholic Conference is urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto the bill that would legalize “green” burial processes that involve natural decomposition with other organic materials to convert the body into dirt.
Only In Print: State to Pump $70 Million Into New Child Care Programs
Working parents in need of child care will be getting a helping hand from New York State, which is pumping $70 million into creating new programs in so-called child care deserts.
Armed Suspect Attacks GOP Candidate for Governor Zeldin, Released Hours Later
Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, was attacked on the campaign trail by a man who lunged at him with a sharp object Thursday.
Tenants, Landlords Unhappy with Approved Apartment Rent Hikes
Alice Apolinaris was not celebrating on June 29, the first day of her retirement after 25 years as a public schools paraprofessional. She burst from her apartment on 3rd Street in Carroll Gardens for a walk, which is how she manages stress. Lately, her anxiety has been growing.
Gov. Hochul Takes On The Supreme Court
Gov. Kathy Hochul appears to be taking action as if she has more power than the U.S. Supreme Court. Hochul — who is Catholic — chastised the Supreme Court because it overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
NYS Catholic Conference Says Gov. Hochul’s New Laws Protecting Access Encourages ‘Abortion Tourism’
In response to the upcoming ruling, which may affect the status of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law new measures that would elevate the state into an abortion safe haven for locals and out-of-state abortion seekers.