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Continuing Resolution Passed by the House and Senate is a Mixed Blessing
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Continuing Resolution Passed by the House and Senate is a Mixed Blessing

March 25, 2013 By J. David Cox Sr., AFGE National President However, Congress did provide some agencies, particularly the Defense and Agriculture departments, with funding flexibility that should allow them to revisit previously announced personnel actions, including furloughs and firing of temporary and term employees. Instead of imposing such actions indiscriminately, these personnel decisions should…

Sequestration Violates the Moral Vision of Our Nation
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Sequestration Violates the Moral Vision of Our Nation

March 18, 2013 By Rabbi Michael Feinberg, Executive Director Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition The Greater New York-Labor Religion Coalition is compelled to speak out against the recently enacted cuts in federal spending – “the sequestration.” These cuts are morally offensive as they do not take into consideration the disproportionate impact they will have on…

Austin Shafran Kicks Off Campaign for City Council
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Austin Shafran Kicks Off Campaign for City Council

March 6, 2013 More than 100 Diverse Supporters Unite Behind Democrat Shafran Queens, NY-  Austin Shafran was joined by a diverse coalition of over 100 supporters to officially launch his campaign for City Council in the 19th District. Kicking off the campaign at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center, Shafran was joined by special guest speakers…

Time for Change on the Gas Lines
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Time for Change on the Gas Lines

March 5, 2013 By Bradley L. Gerstman, Esq. In the wake of natural disaster we continue to struggle to rebuild what is truly a wounded tri state area. From destroyed homes to power outages, Hurricane Sandy and a subsequent blizzard have reminded us New Yorkers how much we have missed the flow of everyday life. Unfortunately,…

What You Need To Know When You Hire An Attorney
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What You Need To Know When You Hire An Attorney

February 21, 2013 By Andrew Bluestone  Hiring an attorney can be an anxiety provoking task. Perhaps you are buying a home, or have been injured or been discriminated against.  You need an attorney to help you with a specific situation, and you want to make the best choice.  What should you be thinking about?

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