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Cuomo to Seize or Shutter Homeless Shelters That Don't Clean Up

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration today unveiled “phase one” of its $10.4 billion plan to contain the swelling homeless population—and announced the state would close down or take control of out-of-compliance shelters for the indigent. 735 more words

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Borough President Gale Brewer Makes Manhattan Feel Small

Manhattan is not a small town. But when you spend the day with its borough president, Gale Brewer, it feels like one—and Ms. Brewer feels like its mayor. 2,680 more words

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Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note.

“I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. 499 more words

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Christine Quinn Teams Up With de Blasio Administration on Homeless Shelter Overhaul

Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn, now head of supportive housing nonprofit Women in Need, was on hand to announce the results of the de Blasio administration’s… 547 more words

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De Blasio Horse-Carriage Deal Falls Apart as Teamsters Drop Support

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to corral the city’s horse-carriages into Central Park is headed to the glue factory, after the union representing the drivers announced today it no longer backed the proposal. 498 more words

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Mayor De Blasio, Ex-City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Team Up On Homelessness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He defeated her to become mayor of New York City, and now, Christine Quinn is helping Mayor Bill de Blasio tackle the tough issue of… 183 more words


Bill de Blasio Turns to Former Rival Christine Quinn on Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t exactly subscribe to the Team of Rivals philosophy, but going forward, he’s going to have plenty of input from one former rival on the issue of homelessness: Christine Quinn. 657 more words

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