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No Need to Choose: New Report Shows Kids Statewide Would Benefit From NYC’s Pre-K Plan

No Need to Choose: New Report Shows Kids Statewide Would Benefit From NYC’s Pre-K Plan Updated

🕔15:33, 27.Feb 2014

NEW YORK — A new report released today by a group of education advocates argues that  allowing New York City to raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for Pre-K would benefit kids across  the entire state.  The report, entitled:

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Cuomo Outlines Plans for New York State of State Speech Calls For Growing The Economy Updated

🕔09:36, 7.Jan 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo this week delivered his 2012 State of the State Address in which he outlined a comprehensive agenda that builds on the success of last year. This included strengthening the state’s legacy as one of the nation’s most

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Green Movements Grow in Central Brooklyn Updated

🕔16:19, 2.Dec 2010

Last weekend, November 19-21, the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community convened at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation and

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Gov. Paterson Impresses Diverse Audience at Brooklyn Town Hall Meeting: Commands Moment, Impactful on State Budget Crisis Updated

🕔07:29, 12.Mar 2010

A confident Governor Paterson was well-received at a Town Hall meeting about the New York State budget at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall on Monday and no one can accuse him of sugar-coating the economic message.   Paterson began with a brief historical

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Coalition Campaigns to End Prison-Based Gerrymandering Updated

🕔13:06, 5.Mar 2010

Senator Eric T. Schneiderman and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries joined forces with a statewide coalition today to announce a new organizing campaign plan to end prison-based gerrymandering in New York State before the 2010 Census. The coalition’s goal is to organize

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BROOKLYN RETIREES FIND SUCCESS IN EMBRACING LIFELONG PASSION: UPSTATE HERB FARMING

BROOKLYN RETIREES FIND SUCCESS IN EMBRACING LIFELONG PASSION: UPSTATE HERB FARMING Updated

🕔09:56, 12.Nov 2009

He was a successful university dean; she was a prominent health professional. They both were entrenched in the comfort zone of a Crown Heights brownstone they loved.  Their labor of love is the Wellington Herb & Spice Farm “which sits

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