March for abortion rights brings hundreds from Brooklyn to Manhattan
Hundreds upon hundreds of abortion rights supporters marched from Brooklyn to Manhattan in one of several mass demonstrations around the country.
May 14, 4:39 PM
NY lawmakers push to prevent abortion clinics from facing out-of-state lawsuits
One of the bills would prevent the governor of New York from recognizing any demand from another state to extradite an abortion provider.
May 9, 5:00 AM
Abortion-rights activists block downtown church group's monthly anti-abortion action
Abortion rights activists marched in the rain on Saturday in the wake of the Supreme Court memo leak.
May 7, 4:44 PM
NYC protests planned in wake of bombshell Roe v. Wade report
New York political and community leaders were already mobilizing late Monday and early Tuesday.
May 3, 8:50 AM
NY abortion providers could see influx of out-of-state patients if Roe v. Wade is overturned
Gov. Kathy Hochul tweeted Monday evening that New York would welcome those patients “with open arms.”
Updated: May 3, 1:30 PM
U.S. Supreme Court drafts opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade: Report
The opinion, obtained by Politico and published Monday night, says the court is poised to strike down the decision protecting abortion rights in the United States.
May 2, 10:18 PM
U.S. Supreme Court deals NJ a loss in fight over ports watchdog
New Jersey planned to withdraw from the Waterfront Commission on Monday
Mar 24, 2:59 PM
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to review teachers’ petition to block NYC vaccine mandate
The group of four public school teachers and staff initially petitioned Justice Sonia Sotomayor in September to take up the question, but were denied.
Feb 16, 5:09 PM
U.S. Supreme Court Mulls Overturning New York’s Concealed Carry Gun Law
Justice Samuel Alito wondered why regular New Yorkers returning home from work couldn't carry guns.
Nov 4, 2021 9:53 AM
After SCOTUS Ends National Eviction Moratorium, Here's How To Get Rent And Utility Help In NY
"I am very disappointed in the Supreme Court's appalling and insensitive ruling that eliminates a key line of defense for tenants facing housing insecurity during the ongoing pandemic," Governor Hochul said.
Aug 27, 2021 4:14 PM
Mask And Vaccine Mandates Are Legal—And New Yorkers Should Expect More Of Them
Mayor de Blasio can unilaterally issue some mandates, but Gov. Hochul could need legislative assistance for her plans. A law school president explains the reasons.
Aug 27, 2021 8:12 AM
NYC Tenants Can Still Avoid Eviction By Applying For State’s Rental Aid Program Despite SCOTUS Ruling
“By applying for rent relief, you will have an eviction moratorium. Your case cannot move forward while the state is processing that application.”
Aug 14, 2021 5:33 PM
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