#Andrew Cuomo

  • Article: New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps
    Citizenship

    New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 16, 2019

    New York is the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hair to combat biased treatment. Read more

  • Article: New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags
    Environment

    New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    The multi-year fight over plastic bags has reached a milestone. Read more

  • Article: Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He'll End Cash Bail in New York This Year
    ImpactCitizenship

    Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He'll End Cash Bail in New York This Year

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 29, 2018

    "Rikers Island has to be closed and it has to be closed now." Read more

  • Article: New York’s Governor Just Introduced a Bill to Ban Plastic Bags
    Environment

    New York’s Governor Just Introduced a Bill to Ban Plastic Bags

    By Chris Gelardi|April 24, 2018

    Governor Cuomo is facing mounting pressure to improve his lackluster environmental platform. Read more

  • Article: Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls
    Water & Sanitation

    Tampons and Pads Will Soon Be Free for All New York School Girls

    By David Brand|April 6, 2018

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo also announced that all public bathrooms must include diaper-changing stations. Read more

  • Article: New York Will Be the First State to Offer Tuition-Free Public Universities
    Education

    New York Will Be the First State to Offer Tuition-Free Public Universities

    By James O'Hare|April 10, 2017

    Bernie Sanders approves. Read more