The issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing make headlines nearly every day. This afternoon in Albany, State Senate Democrats held a public forum on the environmental risks posed by fracking by-products—specifically with regard to public water supply.
April was both Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Alcohol Awareness Month. And May is Mental Health Awareness Month. These very serious issues are often tragically intertwined, and are the focus of many college campus support programs and initiatives.
The New York State Assembly passed a bill yesterday that would allow local officials in Long Island and New York City to operate speed cameras in school zones during school hours. The city is already using some, and they’ve racked up over $600,000 in fines.