Brad Hoylman

Absentee ballot
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Steve Burns
July 11, 2020 - 1:48 pm
As a record number of absentee ballots get counted from New York City’s primary, a state lawmaker wants the process to have more transparency come November—he’s sponsored a bill that would require boards of elections to update voters on the status of their absentee ballots.
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Drinks to go
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Lynda Lopez
May 22, 2020 - 4:46 pm
When New York's PAUSE order closed non-essential businesses when the coronavirus pandemic hit the city, restaurants and bars were allowed to remain open for takeout and delivery, even offering wine, beer and cocktails to go.
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New York city subway
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Steve Burns
May 03, 2020 - 2:29 pm
For the first time ever, New York’s subway system will close for four hours each morning to disinfect trains—but one state senator is vowing a return to full service as soon as possible.
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Emergency Hospital Setup In Central Park
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Steve Burns
March 31, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Concerns are being raised over the group running the field hospital in Central Park and the views of its founder.
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Sexual abuse lawsuits
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Steve Burns
February 15, 2020 - 6:37 pm
In the first six months of New York's Child Victims Act, more than 1,400 abuse lawsuits have been filed. Now, with another six months to go, some lawmakers want to extend the lookback window another year.
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Vaccine
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November 24, 2019 - 3:19 pm
State Senate and Assembly bills requiring all New York seventh graders to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) are moving in both houses even as parents vocalize their opposition to the bills.
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East Village garbage trucks
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November 21, 2019 - 10:53 am
New York City's Sanitation Department has agreed to stop parking garbage trucks on the streets of the East Village overnight.
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 20, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed New York State’s second vaping-related death.
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High school students
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 08, 2019 - 2:25 pm
New York students would be able to take mental health days under a new bill introduced in the state Senate.
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New York State Senator Brad Hoylman
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May 08, 2019 - 3:26 pm
New York’s state senate approved a bill Wednesday that would allow Congressional tax committees to request President Donald Trump’s state tax returns.
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