The Biden administration is moving to undo many of the changes the Trump administration made to the enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act, in an effort to encourage more people to sign up for health insurance. Meanwhile, Congress is opening investigations into the controversial approval by the Food and Drug Administration of an expensive new drug that might or might not slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Kimberly Leonard of Insider and Sarah Karlin-Smith of The Pink Sheet join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Also, Rovner interviews Marshall Allen of ProPublica about his new book, “Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win.”
New York State has a shield law in place, and while it is lacking in some areas, it does protect professional journalists from compulsory disclosure of confidential sources.
This letter is in reference to one that was written in the April 1 column by a gentleman who wrote about a Fox News host who supposedly was up…
We know the importance of broadband – snagged a vaccination appointment yet? – and we know that roads, bridges and water systems here and elsewhere are in dire need of modernizing.
Each of Nora Sandigo's six phones has a different ringtone, so she can keep track of which one is buzzing.
I am responding to the March 17 letter where the writer said that Gov. Cuomo had shown efficient leadership at a time of great, almost insurmo…
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"Cuomo made an error last year in failing to clarify the number of deaths of nursing home residents from Covid-19," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"Lead is already present in Buffalo’s drinking water; it’s impossible to fully eliminate this contamination while lead pipes remain in use," writes Rob Hayes.
While the Biden presidency sounds convincing and looks good on paper, however, is it truly aimed at unity or is it demanding conformity?
New Yorkers with pre-existing conditions will be able to start making appointments to receive Covid-19 vaccinations on Sunday.
Vaccinations for those under 65 with underlying conditions that make them more susceptible to the virus would begin Feb. 15, Cuomo said during a video briefing from Albany.
Global warming poses an existential threat to humanity. We need President Biden to become the Climate President. The need for bold and timely …
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, expressing continued frustration with what he described as a the lack of federal supply of Covid-19 vaccination doses, on Monday attempted to go right to the source.
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Refugees make the United States better. Buffalo is a case in point; the city has welcomed thousands of refugees in recent decades, much to the…
Schumer told The Buffalo News that he will not be deterred from pushing forward with an agenda that, in addition to a stimulus bill, includes a large infrastructure package.
The American government has reduced the number of vaccines to some areas.
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"I'm actually shocked it hasn't happened yet," said Anthony Scioli IV, co-owner of My Tomato Pie restaurant in Amherst.
The governor said he would oppose any plan that puts undocumented immigrants in New York in fear of being deported if they seek to get vaccinated.
While Erie County has offered grants to businesses and municipalities hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, smaller counties have not been able to do so.
"It was the great American surrender," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of the Trump administration's response to the pandemic.