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Do New York Elected Officials Deserve A Raise?

Oct 01, 2015

Mayor de Blasio along the parade route (photo: @BilldeBlasio) What should the mayor of New York City be paid each year? How much should City Council members be paid? Do elected


Will New York Be Last to 'Raise the Age'?

Oct 01, 2015

Gov. Cuomo meets with young inmates (photo: Governor's Office) Gov. Andrew Cuomo is fond of calling New York a "progressive leader," declaring the state trailblazing on issues that matter, like marriage