Rep. Charles Rangel Recieves Endorsement From Teamsters Union

AP CHARLES RANGEL A USA NYCongressman Charlie Rangel, who is facing a tough re-election battle in a rematch against State Senator Adriano Espaillat, has notched another endorsement, this time from the teamsters union. Continue Reading →

Touro Students “DO Day On The Hill” in Harlem

downloadEight-five students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem joined with 1,200 osteopathic medical students from around the country on March 6 to meet with elected officials and their staff members to advocate for important health policy issues that affect medical education and the practice of medicine. Continue Reading →

NYS To Save $457 Mil Yearly In SNAP Benefits

healthy_foodAction Negates Cuts Slated to Take Effect as Part of the Federal Farm Bill

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State is taking steps to preserve approximately $457 million a year in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that would otherwise be cut by the recently enacted federal Farm Bill. Continue Reading →

Gillibrand And Sharpton In Harlem

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From the Associated Press on Yahoo.com

New York‘s new senator-designate Kirsten Gillibrand has started a statewide get-to-know-you tour with a visit to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.

The upstate congresswoman is largely unknown in New York City and Saturday’s visit with Sharpton was seen as part of a campaign to win over liberals.

She spoke to a few hundred people at Sharpton’s weekly rally, telling the crowd her top priority is the economy.

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