Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice, Labor Leaders, State and Local Elected Officials Rally in The Bronx to Fight for $15 Statewide Minimum Wage

Governor Cuomo, 1199 SEIU, NYS AFL-CIO, PEF, IBT Local 237, Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, Teamsters & NYS Nurses Association Launch ‘Drive for $15,’ Traveling from Manhattan to the Bronx to Long Island to Fight for Fair Pay Governor Urges Legislature to Pass $15 Phased-In Minimum Wage this Legislative Session New…

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Public Launch of LinkNYC Program, Largest and Fastest Free Municipal Wi-Fi Network in the World

First LinkNYC kiosks replacing payphones throughout the City are now fully functional –offering superfast Wi-Fi network, free domestic phone calls, USB charging ports, tablet for web browsing, and emergency services LinkNYC adds to City’s efforts to bridge digital divide, with more than 7,500 free Wi-Fi kiosks coming across all five boroughs NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio,…

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BP Diaz Hosts African-American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual African-American Heritage Celebration at the Eastwood Manor. This year’s honorees included This year honorees included Rep. Charles B. Rangel, whose award was presented to Assembly Member Keith Wright in absentia; Davon Lomax, Political Director for DC 9 of the International Union…

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BP Diaz Declares ‘Mr. G Day’ in The Bronx

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Principal Jasmine Gonzalez, as well as the students and faculty at P.S. 65—Mother Hale Academy, to declare it “Mr. G Day in The Bronx.” The legendary weatherman and New York television icon, who is currently part of the PIX 11 News broadcast team,…

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Governor Cuomo Announces First Solar Schools Project at the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx

Governor Cuomo’s K-Solar Program Increases Use of Renewable Energy in Schools Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity. This public-private…

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