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Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Category: Featured News, State/National News

cuomo gun

Gov. Cuomo Calls for Increased Gun Control

By Staff   In the wake of the shooting of Carey Gabay, an aide in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration, Sept. 7, the governor has...

McDonalds

New York Set to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

By Staff   A state wage board appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended July 22 that the minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurant...

immigration

NY Immigrant Advocates: All Eyes on New Orleans Hearing

The fate of President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration is in the hands of a federal appeals court in New Orleans, but plenty...

Falling down business

‘The Debt Is Not Payable,’ Puerto Rico’s Governor Says Regarding the Territory’s $72 Billion Debt

Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla recently announced that Puerto Rico is dangerously close to entering a “death...

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U.S. Has Second Largest Number of Spanish-Language Speakers, Report Finds

By Staff   According to a report published by Instituto Cervantes, an organization affiliated with the Spanish government, the number...

Obama Cuba

Obama Announces Restoration of U.S. Diplomatic Ties with Cuba

By Staff   President Barack Obama has announced the U.S. will re-establish a diplomatic relationship with Cuba for the first time in...

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Advocates Push for Home Health Aide Program Before End of Legislative Session

By Staff   Advocates of legislation to establish an Advanced Home Health Aide (AHHA) program before the end of the 2015 legislative...

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Six Tips for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media

As the end of the school year approaches, children and teenagers might turn more to social media channels to stay connected with their...

State_ Assembly

Assembly Initiates Search for Executive Director of New Office of Ethics and Compliance

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced that the New York State Assembly has initiated a nationwide search for an attorney with extensive...

Antonio Zambrano-Monte

Civil Rights Groups Condemn Police Killings of Unarmed Latinos

By Staff   In the wake of civil unrest surrounding the police killings of several unarmed black males across the country, civil...