Tag: COVID-19

price gouging, covid-19, coronavirus, New York City, public advocate, policy brief

NYC Officials Address Price Gouging During Pandemic

On Wednesday, the office of The New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.  released a policy brief that looks at the problem ...

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NY State Funeral Guidelines During Covid-19

During this time of social distancing, the New York State Department of Health has released guidelines around planning funerals, as life (and death) continue during the battle against the coronavirus. The department's recommendations are common-sense measures aimed at keeping New ...

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NY State Passes Paid Sick Leave Bill

On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a sheltering-in of all New York residents and employees of nonessential businesses. That means hundreds of thousands of New York City residents are suddenly out of work. We don't know the exact numbers since ...

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