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  • With Donald Trump in the White House, low-income communities from across the country are looking to the Federal Reserve more than ever to protect the interests of the millions of people who continue…


  • You may remember Robert De Niro's face as Jake LaMotta in “Raging Bull” – battered and bloodied. Such is the political visage of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after repeated shellackings…


  • The Trump administration has threatened deep federal cuts that will set back New York City’s public housing by a decade, to a time when the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) ran up annual operating…


  • Last week’s Siena poll showed Gov. Andrew Cuomo at his highest popularity…


  • Just days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the declaration in his State of the State tour that New York would become the first age-friendly state in the nation, he presented a budget that…


  • Four months ago, I spoke candidly about New York City’s unprecedented homeless crisis and emphasized that in order to truly tackle the crisis, the city had to change course and put homeless women and…


  • Earlier this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signaled his priorities for the 2017 legislative session with this simple declaration:…


  • It hasn’t taken long for the surreal to seem almost ordinary in Donald Trump’s America, for the absurd bluster and incoherent rhetoric of his campaign to blend into the quotidian. He…


  • During his State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a bold pledge to create 100,000 quality private sector jobs as part of his effort to keep New York affordable. With few details being…


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