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VIDEO: Standing Up for NYC’s Seniors – Exclusive Interview with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

For full coverage on the Pre-Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant, go to the “New York for Seniors“:...

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VIDEO: ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas & Hakeem Jeffries Host Jam-Packed Luncheon & Hat Pageant in ENY

VIDEO FEATURE: East New York’s Female District Leader, Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Host Jam-Packed Luncheon & Hat...

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Has the Federal Government Declared War on NYC?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an interview on Sunday called his effort to gain more “flexibility” over the budget after its approval a “major...

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Policy Issues

Lawmakers Move to Save NYC Youth by ‘Raising the Age’

Original Media Source: NYC Newswire In response to the Senate passing of Raise the Age legislation in New York, Jennifer March, Executive...

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New York Is The First State To Offer Free College Tuition

The State Senate is expected to approve the next year’s fiscal budget on Sunday, and with it, a bill that would make college tuition...

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HousingPolicy Issues

421A is Back As Affordable NY

Two years after a punt to the private sector, lawmakers voted late Sunday to revive the 421a developer tax abatement, part of the state’s...

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4,700 Affordable Homes Authorized by City Council & Mayor DeBlasio in Yr 1 of MIH Program

pictured (proposed building at 141 Willoughby St in Brooklyn) Original Media Source: According to City Hall, Mayor DeBlasio...

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Bedford Union Armory Discussion With Bertha Lewis & District Leader Geoffrey Davis

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW. Bedford-Union Armory has served multiple purposes throughout its years. After its construction from 1891-1895, the...

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NYC’s Senior Population Surges; Comptroller Stringer Releases New Report And Calls For Strategic City Planning

Original Media Source – Recently, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer called on the City to launch an...

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City Council Needs To Boost Funding for NYC’s Seniors

by Beth Finkel / photo by William Alatriste Last Monday, 400 seniors and senior advocates packed the City Council chambers for the...

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