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City Council Candidate Kallos Opens HQ on June 26, 2013
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City Council Candidate Kallos Opens HQ on June 26, 2013

June 21, 2013 Join Council Candidate Benjamin Kallos on Wednesday, June 26, for the grand opening of his headquarters at 86th Street between 1st and York. Enjoy cocktails and conversation with neighbors — and get an inside look at the campaign by touring the new office! Please give what you can. Light refreshments and snacks…

CSA Endorses James for Public Advocate
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CSA Endorses James for Public Advocate

July 21, 2013 By Stephanie West New York, NY – Council of School Supervisors & Administrators (CSA) has endorsed Letitia “Tish” James for Public Advocate. In endorsing James, CSA praised her for her advocacy on behalf of children and families, particularly in the area of education.  

Raising the Floor for our Workforce
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Raising the Floor for our Workforce

June 19, 2013 By Bill de Blasio New York is becoming a tale of two cities, and our middle class is in danger of disappearing all together. Last year, CEO pay hit a record high – at an average annual salary of $9.7 million – 354 times what the average worker earns. New York City…

PEF Backs Jackson For Manhattan Borough Prez
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PEF Backs Jackson For Manhattan Borough Prez

June 19, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – The second largest state-employee union in New York is backing one of its own to become Manhattan’s next borough president – and the organization’s current president can’t imagine other labor group’s not following suit (Watch Video). 

A Contest Between Leadership Versus Pandering
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A Contest Between Leadership Versus Pandering

July 18, 2013 By Christine Quinn Yesterday June 17th I outlined the choice before New Yorkers in the race for Mayor as a contest between results and rhetoric and leadership versus pandering. On issue after issue, from affordable housing to education and economic development to balancing the budget, I've delivered real results for New Yorkers….

Working Families Supports Todd Dobrin in Council 47th
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Working Families Supports Todd Dobrin in Council 47th

June 17, 2013 By Bob Smith New York, NY – Todd Dobrin, candidate for New York City Council in Brooklyn's 47th district, has received the endorsement of the Working Families Party, New York's grassroots progressive party. The Working Families Party endorsement will earn Dobrin the support of the party's formidable activist base, as well as…

TWU 100 Endorses Tish James for Public Advocate
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TWU 100 Endorses Tish James for Public Advocate

June 13, 2013 By Stephanie West New York, NY – Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, the union represents 38,000 active members in New York City and an additional 26,000 retirees have endorsed Councilwoman Letitia “Tish” James’ for Public Advocate. It joins a growing number of New Yorkers who are supporting James’ campaign for Public…

Liu on Mayor’s Climate-Change Plan
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Liu on Mayor’s Climate-Change Plan

June 13, 2013 New York, N.Y. – City Comptroller John C. Liu stated the following regarding Mayor Bloomberg’s climate-change plan: “We applaud the Mayor for laying out this comprehensive report. Climate change poses serious risks to our City and, as the report pointed out, to our old building stock.  

The Obama Anomaly
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The Obama Anomaly

June 12, 2013 By John Zogby Forbes.com Contributor Warning: I am going to be a multi-armed pollster. Zogby Analytics has just completed a poll – all taken after the revelation that the National Security Administration has been collecting "meta-data from Americans' telephone calls, Skye conversations, Google searches, and more. Surprisingly, President Barack Obama's overall job…

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