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As Drug Overdoses Climbed, The State Failed To Inspect Residential Drug...

New Yorkers in residential drug treatment programs have been poorly served by the failure of the state’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)...

Warning About Price Gouging In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Henri

New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued a consumer alert, warning both consumers and businesses to be on alert for potential price gouging...

Happy 4th Of July

July 04, 1776Independence Day in America We celebrate the day we declared independence from Britain, long preceding the day we actually attained it. That’s badass. Neil deGrasse...

New York State Hates Disabled Children

New York State public schools received a $3 billion, 11% increase in funding. New York special needs schools received ZERO.  Schools for normally developing children received...

Humane Alternatives To Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act Signed Into Law

Tina Luongo, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Defense Practice at The Legal Aid Society, issued the following statement on the Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary...

Legal Aid Society Statement On New York State Marijuana Legalization

Anne Oredeko, Supervising Attorney of the Racial Justice Unit, and Anthony Posada, Supervising Attorney of the Community Justice Unit at The Legal Aid Society,...

Lawsuit To Secure Inmates In New York State Prisons Access To...

The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Health Commissioner Howard...

NY’s Colleges, Universities, & Students To Get $2.6B In Latest CoViD-19...

Following steadfast support for New York’s colleges and universities throughout the pandemic, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced that the recently-signed American Rescue Plan...

Out-Of-State Firm Seeks To Flood Streets With Ghost Guns

New York Attorney General Letitia James has led a coalition of 21 attorneys general from around the nation in fighting a lawsuit that seeks...

McDonald’s Ties Executive Compensation To Diversity Workforce Management

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, released the following statement today in response to...