Tag Archives: Politics/government

Serrano reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis, will not seek re-election
Serrano revela diagnóstico de Parkinson, no buscará la reelección

Longtime Bronx Congressman José E. Serrano announced today that he has Parkinson’s disease and will not seek re-election in 2020.
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“Counselors, Not Cops”
“Consejeros, no policías”

High school students and City Councilmembers gathered on Tuesday to call on the city to eliminate the use of arrests...
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“Be brave with us”
“Sean valientes con nosotros”

AOC estuvo de vuelta en el BX. La congresista Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez organizó su ceremonia de juramento el 16 de febrero en el Bronx.
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Census goes Supreme
El Censo llega a la Suprema Corte

The Supreme Court announced it will decide whether or not the 2020 Census can include a citizenship question on Fri., Feb. 15th.
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City economy continues decade-long growth
Economía continúa el crecimiento de una década

Continúa creciendo. La economía de la ciudad de Nueva York siguió creciendo en el cuarto trimestre de 2018, mientras que el desempleo siguió...
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Expanded legal services for immigrants
Servicios legales ampliados para inmigrantes

Many law-abiding immigrants living in the United States are just a legal action away from deportation. New York State now offers additional legal services...
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Census Check: New questions emerge on privacy protections
Revisión del Censo: surgen nuevas preguntas sobre protección de la privacidad

Critics of the U.S. Commerce Department said the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates an E-Government Act that requires a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA).
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Skip the Chip
Omitir el chip

Not so smart a start. Advocates are expressing reservations about the city’s plan to add a smart chip to the IDNYC card in an effort to enable payment and banking capabilities.
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“Today we turn the page”
“Hoy damos vuelta a la página”

It was Roe ratified. Marking the 46th anniversary of the groundbreaking Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the New York State legislature moved...
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“Something has to be done now”
“Hay que hacer algo ahora”

Federal employees are turning to food banks. Gabriel Pedreira, Legislative Director of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)...
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“A total victory”
“Una victoria absoluta”

In a stunning rebuke, a New York federal judge ruled against the Trump Administration’s request to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census Tuesday.
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Fair Fares rolls out- in phases

New York City finally revealed details of the long-awaited Fair Fares, designed to assist low-income New Yorkers afford mass transit...
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