After Peralta joins IDC, the GOP-controlled State Senate it enables is about to enter immigration fray

After Peralta joins IDC, the GOP-controlled State Senate it enables is about to enter immigration fray

New York State Sen. Jose Peralta recently announced he was joining the Independent Democratic Conference, which enables the GOP to control the New York State Senate. A Republican State Senator has proposed a bill that may put at risk some undocumented New Yorkers.

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de Blasio's budget continues minimal funds for NYCHA in face of Federal probe into toxic conditions [Updated]

de Blasio's budget continues minimal funds for NYCHA in face of Federal probe into toxic conditions [Updated]

In a year when Mayor Bill de Blasio finds himself fighting for his political survival, he minimally extends existing budgetary support for NYCHA, even in the face of a reported Federal investigation into toxic living conditions in New York City's public housing.

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