Tag: governor-kathy-hochul

Officials break ground on new Jamaica Hospital emergency department expansion project

Jun. 16, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Governor Kathy Hochul joined Jamaica Hospital officials and local electeds on Friday, June 16, for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the hospital’s new Emergency Department that will improve access to quality emergency care in southeast Queens and neighboring communities.  About 500 attendees were gathered outside in…
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Goldman, Bowman urge city universities to audit their space for housing migrants

May. 22, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller

Congress Members Dan Goldman (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) and Jamaal Bowman (D-Bronx/Westchester) on Monday sent a letter to several leaders of New York City’s public and private universities, urging them to conduct an audit of their available space for possibly housing migrants.

Queens senators fought to remove controversial housing proposal from state budget

May. 4, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Members of the Senate Queens Delegation were successful in playing a pivotal role in removing Gov. Kathy Hochul’s controversial statewide Housing Compact from the final state budget that would have had a significantly negative impact on the Queens community. In January, Hochul introduced the housing proposal that would have made sweeping…
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Adams says $1B in state migrant aid isn’t enough to reverse city budget cuts

May. 2, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller

Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday said that $1 billion approved in the state budget for reimbursing the Big Apple’s migrant crisis spending won’t be enough to reverse recent wide-ranging cuts he’s made to city agency budgets in anticipation of the influx’s projected cost.