New York Assembly Member (D-28th District, Forest Hills), Andrew Hevesi , and New York State Senator (D-Manhattan, 28th district), Liz Krueger , who is chair of the Senate Finance Committee, talk about , a bill that would provide subsidies to renters facing homelessness, and why it should be included in the April 1 budget.
Nassau County Says No to Pot
Laura Curran talks about why she's recommending Nassau County opt out of legal pot sales, if New York State were to legalize recreational marijuana.
I also CONGRATULATE Supervisor Curran for having the courage to correct the previously unfair Nassau County system for assessing property for taxes.
— Lynda Adams (@MyRebut1)
anyone on who wants marijuana can get it now, this is abundantly clear. costs of it being illegal are far greater than costs of well run legal program. if elected officials get their act together, they would be able to make legalization a win for law abiding citizens.
— disndat (@disndat)
Like Nikhil I’m a constituent who came out & helped Laura Curran get elected. I phone banked & delivered lawn signs. I completely disagree with the opt out is so staunchly pushing. She has her own agenda. I regret helping her get the power she now has.
— Kat (@_RogueMermaid)
South Carolina & Nevada Lift Power of Nonwhite Voters
In the 2020 presidential race, after Iowa and New Hampshire make their choices, the more ethnically diverse states of Nevada and South Carolina hold their primaries. Hugh Jackson , editor of the , talk about the early campaigning in their states.
How Social Media Propagates Hateful Ideology
Charlie Warzel , New York Times Opinion writer at large, discusses the terror attacks on a New Zealand mosque and .
Be a Better Patient
Sana Goldberg , registered nurse, public health advocate and the author of How to Be a Patient: The Essential Guide to Navigating the World of Modern Medicine (Harper Wave, 2019), offers consumers clear-cut advice on dealing with today's healthcare system.