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April 18, 2024

BAD POLICY: VOCAL-NY Calls Out Gov. Hochul’s Lose-Lose Housing Deal

CONTACT:Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  BAD POLICY: VOCAL-NY CALLS OUT GOV. HOCHUL’S LOSE-LOSE HOUSING DEAL NEW YORK — In response to the legislature and Governor Hochul closing in on a housing deal in the...

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April 17, 2024

VOCAL-NY Applauds Senate Health Committee Passing Drug Checking Services Legislation

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE PASSING DRUG CHECKING SERVICES LEGISLATION ALBANY, N.Y. — Today, the Senate Health Committee passed Senator Fernandez’s drug checking services bill (S4880)....

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March 27, 2024

Lawmakers and New Yorkers Experiencing Homelessness Rally for #Wifi4homeless Legislation in Executive Budget

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org LAWMAKERS AND NEW YORKERS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS RALLY FOR #WIFI4HOMELESS LEGISLATION IN EXECUTIVE BUDGET See Videos From Yesterday’s Rally Here ALBANY, N.Y. — Yesterday, lawmakers were joined by New Yorkers...

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March 26, 2024

Lawmakers Stand with Advocates and People Living with HIV to Urge Statewide HIV Rental Assistance Funding in FY25 Budget

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, (203) 470-9979 LAWMAKERS STAND WITH ADVOCATES AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV TO URGE STATEWIDE HIV RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING IN FY25 BUDGET See Videos and Pictures from...

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March 12, 2024

VOCAL-NY Responds to One House Budgets; Call on Assembly to Follow Senate’s Lead and Center Marginalized New Yorkers

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO ONE HOUSE BUDGETS; CALL ON ASSEMBLY TO FOLLOW SENATE’S LEAD AND CENTER MARGINALIZED NEW YORKERS NEW YORK — Today, in response to the...

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March 6, 2024

VOCAL-NY Condemns Gov. Hochul’s Move to Criminalize Subway Riders Using Taxpayer Dollars

CONTACT:Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY CONDEMNS GOV. HOCHUL’S MOVE TO CRIMINALIZE SUBWAY RIDERS USING TAXPAYER DOLLARS Banning People From the NYC Transit System has Always Been Problematic and Fails to Keep People Safe ...

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February 13, 2024

VOCAL-NY Applauds Senate Social Services Committee Passing Rest of State AIDS Housing Legislation

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS SENATE SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE PASSING REST OF STATE AIDS HOUSING LEGISLATION ALBANY, N.Y. — Today, the Senate Social Services Committee passed S.183, legislation to provide statewide...

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January 30, 2024

VOCAL-NY Applauds Override of Mayor Adams’ Vetoes on the How Many Stops Act and Ban on Solitary Confinement

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS OVERRIDE OF MAYOR ADAMS VETOES ON THE HOW MANY STOPS ACT AND BAN ON SOLITARY CONFINEMENT NEW YORK — Today, the New York City...

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January 29, 2024

VOCAL-NY Applauds Housing Access Voucher Program Bill Passing Out of Senate HOUSING Committee

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS HOUSING ACCESS VOUCHER PROGRAM BILL PASSING OUT OF SENATE HOUSING COMMITTEE Read a Letter from Dozens of Western New York Service Providers Supporting the Housing Access Voucher...

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