Day: April 8, 2017

City Politics

We Can Win the War on Homelessness

By State Senator Velmanette Montgomery As part of his “War on Homelessness”, Mayor de Blasio announced a highly controversial plan to open 90 new shelters across the city. As the State Senator for a district that is home to multiple shelters, I strongly believe that there is a need to revisit state and city policies […]readmore

What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

  NEW YORK, NY NYS and NYC major reelection dates loom large and New Yorkers are getting good news from Governor Cuomo who talks about a $1.4 billion antipoverty initiative for Central Brooklyn.  The omnibus plan would attack poverty, joblessness, education, affordable housing and health. Brownsville, East New York, Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy are destinations […]readmore