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2016 NY Fiscal Budget Includes Free Breakfast for Students

According to POLITICO Pro, free in-classroom breakfast for students is now included in the  NYC 2016 fiscal year budget. Anti-hunger advocates praised New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council for the decision, after months of lobbying.   The budget includes $17.9 million to provide in-classroom breakfast at 530 elementary schools and will reach 339,000 students by fiscal […]

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Op-Ed: New York’s Tale of Two Cities Extends to America

By Teresa Albano Editor, People’s World               NEW YORK –During his Jan. 1 inauguration speech New York City’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, pledged to take “dead aim” at the Big Apple’s obscene wealth gap.  He had called it a “tale of two cities” throughout his campaign, yet reaffirmed in his speech that ending the “economic and social inequalities that threaten to unravel […]

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