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At a Glance: June 14

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/14 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
MOBILE HEALTH: New York-Presbyterian launched a mobile sexual health unit on Thursday to serve communities in Washington Heights, Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens. The 37-foot mobile van is equipped to provide HIV screening, family planning services,...

MTA staff morale suffers as congestion pricing pause risks $3.2B in wages

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/12 8:16A Caroline Spivack
Morale among the MTA’s more than 50,000 employees is sputtering in the wake of an indefinite pause on congestion pricing, and the blow to staff could be financial as well without a replacement for the lost toll revenue. MTA staff could lose up to...

Op-ed: Cloud computing offers efficiency and savings for NYC government

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/12 7:03A Justin Brannan
In my former life, as chair of the New York City Council Contracts Committee, I opined in these pages about the value of cloud computing and the need to make it as easy as possible for city agencies to contract for cloud services and speed the...

At a Glance: June 12

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/12 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
BABY POWDER SETTLEMENT: Attorney General Letitia James and a group of 42 other attorneys general reached a $700 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson yesterday to resolve claims that the company falsely marketed baby powder and other body...

WeWork's former Midtown HQ taken over by coworking rival

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/11 5:55A Natalie Wong, Bloomberg
WeWork's former Midtown headquarters has been taken by a coworking competitor, Industrious. Industrious said it signed a 10-year agreement to manage office space at Tower 49, where WeWork used to have its headquarters. Industrious will oversee...

On Politics: Legislature neglects vital Covid nursing home inquiry

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/10 11:37A Ross Barkan
Congestion pricing isn’t the only worthy idea that’s now dead in Albany. An effort to set up a commission with subpoena power to examine New York’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has not made it through the legislative session that ended last...

MTA to deprioritize transit upgrades in wake of congestion pricing pause

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/8 10:46A Caroline Spivack
The MTA plans to deprioritize accessible subway stations, modern signals, electric buses and other upgrades now that Gov. Kathy Hochul has postponed congestion pricing with no clear revenue replacement. MTA officials broke their silence for the...

Weekly commuter roundup: June 10-14

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/7 10:14A Caroline Spivack
Here are the subway disruptions, road closures and other commuting changes you should be aware of in New York City this week. Subway - No 1 trains between Chambers Street and South Ferry beginning Monday, June 10 at 11:45 p.m. through Friday, June...

State lawmakers question governor’s hastily conceived $1B Band-Aid for the MTA

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/7 8:46A Nick Garber, Caroline Spivack
State lawmakers on the verge of adjourning for the year are fretting over a vaguely defined, last-minute $1 billion Band-Aid for the MTA, pushed by Gov. Kathy Hochul as another means of filling the $15-billion budget hole she created by abruptly...

At a Glance: June 7

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/7 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
CITY OF YES: The New York City Council passed Mayor Eric Adams’ City of Yes business plan on Thursday, which changes zoning law in an attempt to promote economic development across the five boroughs. The program includes rules that would open up...

H+H unveils mental health plan to build inpatient capacity, develop workforce

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 6/7 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
The city’s public hospital system unveiled a plan to tackle the city’s mental health crisis on Thursday, touting investments to build inpatient capacity and develop its behavioral health workforce. New York City Health + Hospitals’ plan, funded...
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