Learn which health problems the city is prioritizing with public dollars. Follow the latest on hospitals, public health, mental illness, and the push for single-payer.
Advocates claim that the New York Health Act (NYHA) would eliminate bloated bureaucracy and bring costs down. Read More.
Homelessness in the subways and across the transit system has gotten so pervasive that the food court in Grand Central Station reports that sales are down. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has announced a plan to deal with the problem of homeless people camping out and living in the subway system. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has announced that he’s running for president. Read More.
New York needs to get serious about dealing with the seriously mentally-ill now. Read More.
A mentally disturbed man on the Upper West Side has been relieving himself in public for years, and residents have had enough. Read More.
Yesterday’s council oversight hearing regarding ThriveNYC gave Chirlane McCray and her deputies the chance to explain how they’ve spend $850 million on the city’s mental health initiative. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio put his wife Chirlane McCray in charge of ThriveNYC, his major mental health initiative. Read More.
The Beat identifies three key policy areas and offers solutions that should appeal to people across the political spectrum. Read More.
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