Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie: As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand prevailing wage mandates to include many more large construction projects in New York.
The Senate Majority Conference today passed the José Peralta New York State DREAM Act (S.1250).
The Yeshiva World reports that a series of important meeting between Chevrah Hatzalah and Uptown Senator Marisol Alcantara and other NYS State officials were held in Albany.
Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system.
The NY Daily News reports that protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker.
NY Daily News reports that the Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday vowed to raise hell until hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb steps down as chairman of the Success Academy charter school board.
NY1 reports that a Facebook posting from a prominent political donor has turned an under-the-radar controversy that started with Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Senate Democrats into one that is now getting public reaction from around the New York political world. Zack Fink filed the following report.
In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history.