By Jennifer Bianco Republished with permission from The Legislative Gazette  Do you know what’s in your tampons and pads? If not, soon you will, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new law that requires menstrual product manufacturers to print their list of ingredients on the packages sold in New York State. […]

Edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund, Rob Piersall, Otto Kratky and John Camera The Excelsior Scholarship, the only free-college plan in the country, was signed by Gov. Cuomo on April 12. However, New York’s tuition-free college plan will do little to improve the lives of students at SUNY New Paltz. Excelsior […]

With the abuse of Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin and other stimulant medications on the rise among college students, government agencies, pharmacies and health insurance companies have turned to digital measures to clamp down on the availability of these drugs. However, while it may now be harder to get a prescription, there […]

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s College Campuses March 2, 2015   Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students against sexual assault got mostly positive reactions from students on the SUNY New Paltz campus on March 2. During a […]

By Matthew D’Onofrio February 13, 2015 Hundreds of SUNY Educational Opportunity Program students traveled to Albany to convince legislators to increase funding for the program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget proposal would cut $1.3 million from the EOP’s budget, according to supporters of the program. “He calls his proposals an […]

The Partnership for Educational Justice launched a new social media campaign in January 2015 intended to highlight issues they see in New York’s “failed” teacher tenure process and policies. The campaign is disseminating stories of failed teaching practices and the lack of consequences implemented from those practices. It is being […]

By Richard Moody, Legislative Gazette staff writer A coalition of Adirondack conservation groups, local governments and local businesses is calling for more funding for the operating budgets of agencies that serve the Forest Preserve area, as well as infrastructure improvements and clean energy programs. The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance has […]

 Rep. Paul Tonko, a local lawmaker vocal in the fight against hunger, spoke at a recent press conference to increase funding for emergency food services, saying hunger is a big issue in his district where 1-in-10 households live below the poverty line. Photo by Gazette photo by Keith J. Ferrante. […]

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