Tag Archives: Local. Politics/Government

A Parade of Empty Promises
Un desfile de promesas vacías

After nearly a year and a half enduring an unprecedented health and economic crisis, it has come to this.
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Cash in Question
¿Prohibición de efectivo en camino?

Cash payments at booths have been banned since the start of the pandemic, and many riders were eager for the day when they could again replenish MetroCards with dollars in hand and the help of a station agent.
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Rebel at Rest
Rebelde en reposo 

A new sculpture depicting Margaret Corbin has been unveiled on the upper plaza of David Rockefeller Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park.
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Pitch Perfect
Campo perfecto

Grand goals are taking shape in Harlem, thanks to a new mini soccer pitch that has opened at Colonel Charles Young Playground.
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Decision Daze
Elección de espera

New York City residents headed to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the primary election, but might have to wait well into July for some of the results.
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Power Plays
Obras de poder

Stained-glass and guacamole? The unlikely combination is happening at Tacos Locos Deli, located at 147 Post Avenue, where an art project highlighting the role small businesses play in creating a sense of community is being displayed.
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Affordable Care Act (ACA) upheld
Se mantiene la Ley del Cuidado Asequible de la Salud (ACA, por sus siglas en inglés)

It’s a win for ACA – again. The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected another challenge to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Something Old, Something New
Algo viejo, algo nuevo

The ink is barely dry. President Biden has just signed legislation establishing Juneteenth, short for June 19th, as a U.S. federal holiday.
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For Baby G
Para Baby G

Often dressed in baggy pants and big gold earrings, Mari isn’t deterred by the posse of guys she rides alongside.
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Federal Food Aid
Ayuda alimentaria federal

Get it while it’s hot. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is serving up $28.6 billion in direct relief to restaurants and food establishments...
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Lawsuit takes aim at Gifted and Talented programs
Demanda apunta a programas para dotados y talentosos

"El sistema está "amañado".Ese es el reclamo realizado en una nueva demanda presentada por un grupo de estudiantes de preparatoria de la ciudad de Nueva York contra la ciudad y el estado para detener los programas para estudiantes dotados y talentosos y las pruebas de admisión para las escuelas públicas."
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HUD announces deal for NYCHA oversight
El HUD anuncia un acuerdo para la supervisión de NYCHA

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced an agreement to appoint a federal monitor to oversee
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