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Savino, Simotas want to expand fertility treatment insurance coverage
Politics

Savino, Simotas want to expand fertility treatment insurance coverage

Two lawmakers are pushing legislation that would require insurance companies to cover in vitro fertility treatments for all New Yorkers while expanding access to other procedures. Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, D-Astoria, and Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, stood with families in the Capitol on Wednesday to call on their fellow lawmakers […]

Gender neutral legislation seeks to update antiquated first responder titles
Policy

Gender neutral legislation seeks to update antiquated first responder titles

Upholding the notion that New York is a progressive state, legislation has been written to remove gender labels from law enforcement and other first responder titles. In an effort to update antiquated and inaccurate titles, Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, and Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, D-Brooklyn, announced the introduction of gender […]