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Recent articles by Amal:

Trump pleads the Fifth for over 400 questions in deposition

With former President Trump pleading the fifth amendment during his deposition yesterday, where exactly does this case stand? The deposition is part of the Attorney General’s civil case into Mr. Trump’s real estate properties. → Read More

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment right in NY deposition

Former President, Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment rights today at a deposition issued by New York State Attorney General, Tish James. The deposition is part of James’ three-year investigation into Trump’s real estate properties. → Read More

Push for HALT repeal after violence in correction facilities

– With a rise in violence in correctional facilities, advocates and Republican lawmakers call to repeal the HALT Act. The bill was implemented in April and restricts the use of solitary confinement to 15 days in correctional facilities. → Read More

‘This is our livelihood’: Farmers oppose new overtime hours

Republican lawmakers and farm workers continue to ask the Governor to not move forward with changing the overtime threshold from 60 to 40 hours. They say this will be too costly for farmers and many workers will seek employment in states without these regulations. → Read More

Health officials push polio vaccine for unvaccinated

Health officials continue to urge New Yorkers who have not received the polio vaccine to do so. This coming after an unvaccinated individual in Rockland County tested positive for the disease back in July and is now experiencing paralysis. → Read More

Gun proponents react to new gun laws

Come September, new gun laws signed by Governor Hochul will go into effect. One of those laws includes raising the age to purchase a semiautomatic rifle from 18 to 21. Capitol Correspondent, Amal Tlaige spoke with the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association and a gun shop owner who say the application process to obtain these guns is now unclear. → Read More

Statewide GOP candidates talk key campaign issues

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — As we draw near to the general election in November, Capitol Correspondent Amal Tlaige spoke with both Republican candidates for Attorney General and New York State Comptroller. While trailing behind in polls, both candidates are optimistic about their chances. → Read More

Cyber scammers increase as Monkeypox cases grow

With Monkeypox cases on the rise, we can expect to see an increase in phishing and phone call scams. Adam Levin is founder of CyberScout, a data protection Company, “One thing is for sure, hackers and scammers never miss an opportunity to use an international health crisis, a war or anything that would capture the imagination of the public so they kind of latch onto that.” → Read More

NYS Commissioner of Health declares monkeypox “imminent threat”

Monkeypox cases have nearly doubled in just over a week here in New York, about 90 percent of those cases are in the city. On Thursday, Commissioner Bassett issued monkeypox as an imminent threat to public health for two reasons: the limited supply of vaccinations and to bring more awareness to the public. → Read More

Five bills signed to help disabled New Yorkers

Today marks 32 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, providing equality for people with disabilities. Capitol Correspondent, Amal Tlaige has the latest on a package of bills signed on Tuesday that strengthen rights for the disabled community. → Read More

Hochul announces funding to fix child care shortage

Since the pandemic, over 2000 child care centers have shut down, putting families in a sticky situation. In a press conference on Monday, Governor Hochul announced funding to help alleviate this issue. → Read More

New Yorkers react to new sexual harassment hotline

Just this week, Governor Hochul announced a new sexual harassment hotline, where those experiencing harassment in the workplace can call to receive free legal advice. The hotline will be staffed by pro bono attorneys for New York’s Division of Human Rights. That number is 1-800-HARASS-3. → Read More

Gov. Hochul announces plans for pandemic review

On Wednesday, Governor Hochul announced her plans for a pandemic after-action review to determine how the state can be better prepared for any emergency. One major topic for investigation is nursing home deaths handled at the height of the pandemic. → Read More

NY update: COVID-19, Monkeypox & vaccines

Since the pandemic there has been a consistent uptick in COVID-19 infection rates during the fall and winter seasons. Governor Hochul says that’s what she’s preparing for. → Read More

NY seeks to end sale of new animal tested cosmetics

A new bill that awaits the Governor’s signature could protect our furry friends. New York’s Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act would end the sale of new animal tested cosmetics. → Read More

OCM releases regulations & application for dispensaries

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Where does New York currently stand on selling adult-use cannabis? Well today, the Office of Cannabis Management released final regulations and the application for retail cannabis dispensaries. With the cannabis industry on the rise, what can we expect for the future of New York? → Read More

Hochul: $10M to support abortion clinics in NY

With the overturning of Roe V Wade, New York is expanding abortion access for those traveling from states where its restricted or banned. On Tuesday, Governor Hochul announced ten million dollars in state money will go towards 63 clinics across New York. → Read More

Republican lawmakers say Hochul is stalling covid report

Republican lawmakers continue to seek answers on nursing home deaths due to COVID-19, specifically calling on action from the Governor. → Read More

JCOPE releases Cuomo book deal investigative report

The states Joint Commission on Public Ethics released findings under which former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s book deal was made. The book deal profited Cuomo $5.1 million dollars. → Read More

NY to update sexual harassment prevention policy

About one in 10 adults experience quid pro quo workplace sexual harassment during their career, according to a study by Cornell University. What exactly is New York doing to address this issue? → Read More