The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced another staggering new death count amid the pandemic: more than 100,000 fatal drug overdoses from April 2020 to…
New York ranks highly among states for children’s health and education, but advocates for families say additional federal aid could allow for a better economic comeback from the recession.
United Health Foundation says from 2016-2019, drug-related deaths, suicide and mental stress increased among people 65+ nationwide. SBN Correspondent Steve Lubetkin has more in this audio news report.
An audio news report on legislation setting and enforcing safe staffing levels for nurses in New York hospitals and nursing homes.
The last operating reactor at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant was shut down for the last time on Friday, April 30, the culmination of a four-decade debate about safety and environmental concerns.
A new contract must adhere to the Healthy Terminals Act, but SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports that the union says contract talks have stalled.
ALBANY, NY (SBN) — In November of 2022, New York voters will have the chance to approve the largest Environmental Bond Act in the history…
Hear more about New York State’s new COVID guidelines for schools in this radio news report from SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin.
In this special report, SBN’s Steve Lubetkin describes concerns raised by the New York state teachers union president and a multigenerational family advocate about keeping families safe as schools return to face-to-face education.
SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin reports on how New York lawmakers and community activists are calling on New York to help eliminate hunger by raising taxes on corporations and the state’s wealthiest residents.