Yang has already signaled a willingness to bring a version of UBI to the five boroughs, but pushing his signature issue in New York would likely create some complicated dynamics with voters on the left that could cost him in the Democratic primary. Among the increasingly vocal progressive organizations and activists who could, in theory, be open to a Yang candidacy, there would be new scrutiny of UBI, which would fund the cash payments, in part, by downsizing the traditional social-welfare services that poor New Yorkers rely on. … [Read more...] about Could Andrew Yang and His Gang Make It in New York’s Mayoral Race?
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Albence has also acknowledged the political nature of the issue: "This is a problem in which politics -- and people are using politics and putting it ahead of public safety," he told reporters late last year. Some law enforcement entities came to the defense of the Department of Homeland Security this week, reiterating the importance of information sharing. … [Read more...] about How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities
As part of the deal, Sprint and T-Mobile promised federal regulators they would sell off some assets to help Dish's wireless service get off the ground. Still, Dish is likely to have a difficult — and costly — road ahead when it comes to creating a wireless network and getting customers to sign on. … [Read more...] about New York Attorney General will not appeal judge’s decision to green light T-Mobile and Sprint merger
Clarke is accused of raping the girl multiple times inside her home in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn at around 9 a.m. Saturday morning, WPIX reported. … [Read more...] about Police: Man Charged with Raping 11-Year-Old Girl in New York
The Sacklers are the private owners of Purdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that created OxyContin and is widely blamed for playing a critical role in starting the opioid epidemic. The company and three of its top executives pleaded guilty to deceiving doctors about the painkiller’s addictiveness during a highly aggressive marketing campaign. … [Read more...] about American Cartel: New York Museums Hostile, Silent About Their Opioid Donors