Minimum wage was supposed to be on the legislative agenda this winter, but many lawmakers are now focused on recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
With supermarkets shut down, residents still rely on relief-center groceries three weeks after Sandy.
The need for volunteers and donations is especially acute this year, due to Hurricane Sandy. There are many ways to donate time or money in New York, New Jersey, and Long Island.
The purpose of the money raised is to assist hurricane victims beyond the money they receive from insurance and FEMA. VIDEO