New Year, same Andrew Cuomo. In an effort to – once again – upstage NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Cuomo moves the fight into the streets.
Whether you are feeling the Bern, or the burn, New Yorkers cannot escape bureaucrats with a passion for taxation.
According to a 2012 report, obesity is, “the leading cause of preventable death—second only to tobacco” in New York City. The vast majority of city dwellers (3.5 million people—or 58% of adults) are overweight or obese, pushing obesity and obesity-related conditions to “epidemic” proportions. Creating a healthier New York is clearly a public health priority, so why have efforts to address this devastating—and preventable—cause of death been so unsuccessful?
You’re invited to the Inaugural Event for the Columbia Public Policy Review! Please join us for a unique behind-the-scenes look at the passage of NYC’s Paid Sick Leave Law.