With new majority, here’s what Democrats can (and can’t) do on health care
The New York Times
The Democrats’ new congressional majority puts a variety of health policy ideas suddenly into reach, even if big structural changes remain unlikely.
Illinois first in the nation to extend health coverage to undocumented seniors
Illinois recently became the first state to provide public health insurance to all low-income noncitizen seniors, even it they’re in the country illegally.
High-profile health care venture backed by Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway shutters
The Washington Post
The start-up, which promised to overhaul health care by reining in costs and improving outcomes, will shut down next month with little to show for its efforts.
Cuomo: Feds should require international travelers to test negative for coronavirus
New York confirmed its first case of the U.K. variant in a man who worked at a jewelry store in Saratoga Springs.
Cuomo calls for legalizing recreational marijuana in NY
NBC New York
The governor’s new proposal calls for the creation of an ew office of cannabis management.