Tag Archives: Politics/Government

Stop the Stings
Alto a los engaños

Unos días antes de Navidad el año pasado, Tamarit Orquídea estaba disfrutando de los exhibidores navideños en las ventanas...
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Miles ahead
Millas de ventaja

The Marathon Man is back. Amidst a crowd of elated voters and elected officials, Robert Jackson was sworn in as State Senator...
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“Something has to be done now”
“Hay que hacer algo ahora”

Federal employees are turning to food banks. Gabriel Pedreira, Legislative Director of the American Federation of Government Employees...
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Fair Fares rolls out- in phases
‘Fair Fairs’ lanza en faces

New York City finally revealed details of the long-awaited Fair Fares, designed to assist low-income New Yorkers afford mass transit...
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“It’s hard to survive”
“Es difícil sobrevivir”

It was different in 1996. “A lot of drugs, a lot of rats, a lot of empty stores,” says Maribel Núñez. The co-owner of Albert’s Mofongo House ...
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Seeking to make history, anew
Buscando hacer historia, de nuevo

She is looking to be first, again. Armed with a long list of critical issues needing immediate attention, Melissa Mark-Viverito...
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Call for Comment
Petición de comentarios

The federal government might soon have quite the reading list. With a deadline looming, elected officials and immigration advocates.‎..
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A statue for Shirley
Una estatua para Shirley

La ciudad ha revelado que construirá una estatua de Shirley Chisholm, la primera congresista negra y la primera mujer en buscar la nominación demócrata...
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Inclined for ‎Impact
Inclinación de impacto

Estarán filosofando sobre las huellas. La Sociedad de Patrimonio y Cultura Dominicana patrocinará una mesa redonda que destacará a los jóvenes dominicanos...
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Advocates rally at close of Census trial
Defensores se manifiestan por el censo

Immigrant advocates and community organizations held a press conference in Foley Square on Tues., Nov. 27th. They gathered immediately after closing arguments...
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“Democracy in action”
La democracia en acción

“This year was a call to action.” Valinn Ranelli spoke while keeping an eye on the television screen as election results come in at Coogan’s Restaurant...
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Defeating the disparity
Dólares y dolores

Google is great. When the New York State Council on Women and Girls hosted a recent panel discussion on wage disparities for Latina women...
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