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Real Democrat not on Democratic Line In NYS Assembly District 69

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Here’s the resume of one candidate running for Assemblywoman in Harlem: Owns millions of dollars-worth of buildings in Harlem Racked up more than $265,000 in unpaid code violations, property taxes and water bills on four decrepit apartment buildings she co-owns On the hook for nearly 200 infractions over dangerous and disgusting conditions that include missing…

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Even the Taliban Allowed Indoor Dining

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We know the stories about Afghanistan under Taliban rule. They elevated the superiority of our liberal ideals. They meted out draconian punishments for drinking alcohol, listening to music, dancing or, God forbid, faces weren’t appropriately covered. We trusted citizens to handle the freedoms bestowed upon them responsibly. We were smug back then. The Taliban were…

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At a distribution of free PPE to indigenous people of the DC metro area, a Masks For America volunteer gives Nurses Station Hand Sanitizer to a community member. Photograph: Sebi Medina-Tayac

NY Metro Company and Not-for-Profit Team up to Aide Hurricane Victims

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Storm/Virus Doubles Risk to Victims Many victims of Hurricane Laura lost access to clean water and electricity, exacerbating the challenge of keeping Covid-19 at bay. A New York-based manufacturer of hand sanitizer called Nurses Station has teamed up with Masks For America, a not-for-profit, to provide hand sanitizer to devastated areas. “Fighting Covid-19 is hard…

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“NY Tough” Video Featuring Governor Cuomo Uses Stolen Footage

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NYC Filmmakers Ripped Off During Pandemic New York, NY – NYC Filmmaker Claudia Montano, of Firebrand Films, sent a Cease and Desist letter to Peter Maiden for stealing footage in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The pirated footage was used in the ubiquitous NY Tough video. Maiden’s company, Convicts, placed the video on its…

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Ripoff Artist Rips Off Single Mom

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Imagine you’re a single mother of twins and one is severely disabled. Most of us would agree that that single mother has enough challenges in her life. But unfortunately one contractor called Art, from Ye Old World Contracting along with his brother Anthony from Primma Electric, Inc in Islip Terrace, didn’t agree her challenges were great…

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New York incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo looks over a crowd after giving a campaign speech in New York's Times Square, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. He faces Republican challenger Rob Astorino in Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Black and Hispanics Serve Port Authority a Class Action Lawsuit

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Agencies fail to meet intent of Civil Rights Act and 14th Amendment Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York Empire State Development Corporation and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and other state and federal agencies were served with a class action lawsuit in the Federal Court for the Eastern District of New…

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New York City Hall Diverts $28 Million to Out-of-State Firms

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New York City – The not-for-profits, Economic Cornerstone and the Institute for Leadership, uncovered City Hall’s outsourcing of good paying union jobs to other states such as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia. The work being exported involves taxpayer dollars spent by city agencies such as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the New…

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The map above displays New York City census tracts in which the minority population is greater than 50 percent of the general population and this population’s proximity to three major PANYNJ projects. Those census tracts containing a minority population greater than 90 percent are represented by the darkest areas. In the census tracts with a minority population in excess of 90 percent the per capita income in 2014 was $16,477.

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Against Port Authority on behalf of minority businesses

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Economic Cornerstone, a small, yet aggressive NYC-based 501.c.4 not-for-profit corporation ensuring minority programs deliver on their promise, recently launched a class-action lawsuit against the NYNJ Port Authority. The suit alleges that the Port Authority did not adhere to the affirmative action requirements that were a precondition to accepting federal funds. The suit claims the Port…

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