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Albany's Role in Developing Business Opportunity on Long Island

State Assemblyman Charles Levine and Andrea Lohneiss, former regional director for the Empire State Development Corporation, discuss the role that Albany plays in building and developing business opportunity and growth on Long Island.

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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  March 15, 2013 11:34 AM | Comments
Debbie Walsh, who directs the Center for Women & Politics at Rutgers, says it’s been a long hard road for women in New Jersey. VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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NJ Today  |  March 12, 2013 1:16 PM | Comments
The issue of mental illness has become an important topic of public discussion, particularly after recent mass shootings. VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  March 12, 2013 9:52 AM | Comments
People on Blake Avenue say their No. 1 campaign concern is crime. But their worry seems to be more about whether young people are on the wrong track.
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Diane Jeantet, City Limits  |  March 11, 2013 11:59 AM | Comments
Produced in close concert with advocates, the mayor's 2004 initiative aimed for a paradigm shift in how the city approached homelessness.
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Gerard Flynn, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  March 11, 2013 11:45 AM | Comments
President Obama and Democrats in Albany want a higher minimum wage. Among Brooklyn's low-wage workers, who will it help and how much?
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Batya Ungar-Sargon, City Limits  |  March 7, 2013 3:00 PM | Comments
While some agree that the plan has financial merit, others fear the social costs of mixing incomes in NYCHA neighborhoods. The authority's chairman sees it as a win-win.
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David Cruz, NJ Today  |  March 7, 2013 12:11 PM | Comments
As speeches go, Mayor Cory Booker’s seventh annual State of the City was a long and winding road of an address.VIDEO
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March 7, 2013 10:28 AM | Comments
Small Business Administration loans bail out shore residents surprised to learn policies paid far less than needed.
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March 5, 2013 10:10 AM | Comments
Some recurring issues include education, jobs and public safety, but even these topics reveal stark contrasts among the residents of Bayside.
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