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Newly Hot, Paid Family Leave Passes Assembly Again

Mar 17, 2015

Gov. Cuomo discussing his agenda (photo: @NYGovCuomo) In further indication of the growing hunger in New York and across the nation for paid family leave, the State Assembly again passed the


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, March 16

Mar 15, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: This week will again be dominated by budget negotiations - especially in Albany, where a budget is due


Theme of James' Mayoral Control Forums: More Local Say

Mar 13, 2015

PA James at Friday's event (photo: Sara Valenzuela) With a Wednesday evening event in Manhattan, Public Advocate Letitia James concluded her five-borough "Our School, Our Voices" series of community forums on


Assembly Budget Champions De Blasio Agenda

Mar 11, 2015

Mayor de Blasio (photo: @BilldeBlasio) Mayor Bill de Blasio got a boost from Assembly Democrats on Tuesday in the form of their one-house budget proposal that includes a number of the