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It's true: minimum wage increases benefit low-wage workers, don't cost jobs

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/15 6:50A Greg David
Wage gains for workers in New York City are outpacing increases for workers nationwide and exceeding inflation by a solid margin in the latest of two signs that the minimum wage increases instituted... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bloomberg won’t file to get on New Hampshire primary ballot

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/14 10:49A
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be weighing a run for president, but he won’t be on the ballot in the New Hampshire primary. Bloomberg’s team says the billionaire media mogul will... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYPD kept database of juveniles’ fingerprints, violating law

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/14 10:49A
Until recently, New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database — an illegal practice that has raised alarms about the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stringer: Restore gas service to public-housing residents

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/13 2:47P Lizeth Beltran
As a wave of arctic temperatures hit New Yorkers this week, City Comptroller Scott Stringer took the New York City Housing Authority to task for failing to restore gas service to more than 40... To view the full story, click the title link.

AFP National Philanthropy Day

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/13 2:47P
Fundraisers from a broad spectrum of New York City-based nonprofits came to the MetLife Building on Nov. 6 to  discuss strategies they use to keep their organizations successful and on track. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Congresswoman looks to rewrite federal affordable-housing rules

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/12 2:45P Will Bredderman
Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke wants to shake the foundations of the affordable housing market—in New York City and beyond. On Tuesday, the seven-term congresswoman unveiled the Affordable Housing and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump kicks off Veterans Day tribute in NYC

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/11 12:44P
President Donald Trump kicked off New York City's Veterans Day Tribute on Monday by saying the nation's veterans "risked everything for us. Now it is our duty to serve and protect them every single... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ranked-choice voting both a risk and an opportunity for business

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/7 8:37P Will Bredderman
The vote to bring "ranked-choice" to New York City primaries and special elections could help industry groups get their first pick in politics—or relegate them to the bottom tier of the city's power... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bloomberg eyeing 2020 presidential run

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/7 6:37P
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is once again considering a run for president in 2020, with an adviser saying he is concerned that the current crop of Democratic contenders will not be... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump to kick off NYC Veterans Day Parade next week

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/6 8:35A
A veterans organization says President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to kick off the New York City Veterans Day Parade next week. United War Veterans Council Chairman Douglas McGowan... To view the full story, click the title link.

Outgoing NYPD commissioner's new private sector job revealed

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/6 8:35A Ryan Deffenbaugh
New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said earlier this week he was for a private-sector job he " couldn="" pass="" up.="" we="" now="" know="" where="" that="" job="" is.=""> Visa is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Con Ed's rate increase fails the climate test

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/5 8:33A
Over the past few months, behind closed doors, a number of parties have been negotiating to decide a significant portion of New York City’s energy future for the next three years. And what they came... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYPD Commissioner O'Neill expected to step down: reports

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/4 12:32P
New York City police commissioner James O'Neill is stepping down after three years on the job. Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement Monday that Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea will replace... To view the full story, click the title link.

One person, one vote? Maybe not. City mulls ranked choice voting

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/4 12:32P
New York City voters used to picking one candidate per race may soon be marking their ballots for up to five. A ballot measure in Tuesday's election would make the city the most populous place yet... To view the full story, click the title link.

It's time to value women's work

CrainsNewYork.com (Education) 11/1 8:26A
New York City is suffering from a record homelessness crisis, which has disproportionately affected women and their children. At Win, the city’s largest provider of family shelter, over 90% of our... To view the full story, click the title link.
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