Two legislators in Albany are trying to unleash the Health Department’s inspectors onto New York’s street vendors. The new bill, sponsored by Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, proposes to make a nine-member commission tasked with overseeing food trucks and snack carts. 75 more words
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo will include the controversial Dream Act in his executive budget for next year, Queens State Senator Jose Peralta claimed last night.
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Dozens of Hispanic New Yorkers, many still dressed in work clothes, packed into the Jackson Heights, Queens headquarters of activist group Make the Road New York this evening to watch President Barack Obama’s announcement of his executive order for immigration reform on a single flatscreen TV. 598 more words