Policy

As “Trumpcare” looms, some say it’s time for single-payer health care in NY
Policy

As “Trumpcare” looms, some say it’s time for single-payer health care in NY

 “Your wealth should not determine your health,” advocates tell lawmakers As President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act and pass their American Health Care Act, a universal single-payer health program for New Yorkers could pick up more support this session. The New York Health […]

Lawmakers hope to give teachers more training to recognize dyslexia in the classroom
Policy

Lawmakers hope to give teachers more training to recognize dyslexia in the classroom

As someone who struggled with dyslexia from kindergarten through college, Senator John Brooks is supporting legislation he says would give dyslexic students the assistance he didn’t have when he was in school. Brooks, D-Seaford, is a cosponsor of bill S.2534 that would require training of teachers in the area of […]