Wow it’s been a tough week. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed the island. The island lost power on Wednesday. My parents, Dad is 80 and Mom is 76, live there with my brother. 389 more words
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, never one to hand out endorsements easily, finally gives one to his frequent foe, Mayor Bill de Blasio.
from NYT > N.Y. 18 more words
It’s time for NYC to make child homelessness a priority.
There were more than 100,000 homeless children enrolled in NYC public schools in the 2015-2016 school year. 593 more words
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants harsher criminal penalties for rioting, but his proposal could easily blow back on peaceful protesters. Pointing to last weekend’s violence in Virginia, Cuomo is pushing to expand the state’s hate crime laws with what he’s calling the ” Charlottesville provisions .” Under the new rules, according to the Auburn Citizen , rioting that targets a protected class would become a more severe felony than it is now, leading to a potential penalty of seven years in prison. 16 more words