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IS CLONING IMMORAL?

In the News: Cloning by RJ Reinhart Chinese scientists announced on Wednesday that they have successfully cloned two monkeys, using techniques similar to those first used to clone Dolly the sheep in ...
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MATTRESS FACTORY OPENS IN BUFFALO

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of the Mattress Factory on Buffalo's East Side Better Buffalo Fund Project Supports Revitalization of Hamlin Park Historic District with Conversion of Former Otis ...
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TARGETING VACANT LAND

New Laws Target Vacant Land as a Tool for Achieving Affordable Housing Goals Mayor Bill de Blasio. Image Credit: New York City Mayoral Photography Office New laws focusing on vacant land throughout ...
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SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE HAPPY WITH ADMINISTRATION

Half of Small-Business Owners Give Administration High Marks by Coleen McMurray and Frank Newport Story Highlights Nearly half give administration an "A" or "B" for its first year ...
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ENDING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE

Governor Cuomo Announces Hearings on Potentially Eliminating the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers Hearings in NeW York City, Syracuse, Buffalo, Long Island, Watertown and Albany Changes Not Expected ...
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VIDEO OF SCHWARTZ BREAKFAST

COMPLETE VIDEO: 148th CityLaw Breakfast with Sam Schwartz, P.E. Sam Schwartz, President and CEO of Sam Schwartz. Sam Schwartz, President and CEO of Sam Schwartz, spoke to a large crowd at this ...
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MEDIA IS A PROBLEM?

Both Sides of the Aisle Agree: The Media Is a Problem by Kimberly Fitch A recent Knight Foundation/Gallup report on Americans' perceptions of the media and its role in democracy contains many ...
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NOISE ON THE RISE

DiNapoli: Silencing Excessive NYC Noise a Major Challenge Comptroller's Report Examines 311 Calls, Surveys New Yorkers on Noise Issue Noise complaints to New York City's 311 system rose from ...
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STOP THE WARMONGERING

Lucas, Trump’s tweets about North Korea grow more absurd — and more reckless — by the day. Most recently, he bragged about his “nuclear button,” implicitly threatening ...
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NEW NYC LAND USE LEADERSHIP

City Council Appoints New Leadership to Committee on Land Use Rafael Salamanca. Image Credit: www.salamanca.nyc The New Year brought new leadership to City Council committees and subcommittees. On ...
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PASS THE VOTING RIGHTS AMENDMENT ACT

Lucas, sign the petition: Demand that Congress pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act. SIGN THE PETITION In 2013, with a right-wing majority the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act (VRA), the ...
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ALLOW HAITIAN NATIONALS TO STAY IN U.S.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL ON U.S. DEPT. OF STATE & U.S. DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO EXTEND TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS TO HAITIAN NATIONALS RESIDING IN U.S. With July deadline approaching, Schumer ...
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SUING OVER SALT

Governor Cuomo Announces New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Launch Coalition to Sue the Federal Government Over Federal Tax Bill Elimination of Full State and Local Deductibility Unfairly Targets ...
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FTC CHAIR HEADING TO COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS

Statement by Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen Regarding Announcement of the President’s Intent to Nominate Her to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims “I am honored that the President ...
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HAPPY WITH THE QUALITY OF U.S. LIFE?

Political Splits Widen on Satisfaction With Life in U.S. by Jim Norman Story Highlights Republicans' satisfaction on four key measures has grown in past year Democrats' satisfaction with moral ...
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FIGHTING REPUBLICAN GERRYMANDERING

Lucas, Most grassroots organizations can only dream of having the kind of first year we did -- it was extraordinary. In 2017, we launched the NDRC with President Obama’s support. Things moved ...
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MEN LIKE TRUMP MORE

Gender Gap on Trump Approval Bigger Than Predecessors' by Megan Brenan Story Highlights The average gender difference in Trump's job approval was 12 points in 2017 Trump averaged 45% approval ...
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END CITIZENS UNITED

Lucas, Eight years ago, the Supreme Court made its disastrous Citizens United decision, which hands over the reins of our political system to the highest bidders. To counter the power of far-right ...
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CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY

Dear Lucas, Right at the end of 2017, the House passed the NRA's number one priority -- “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” -- a reckless policy that would gut state gun laws and allow many ...
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TRANSFORMING BROOKLYN'S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Governor Cuomo Announces Transformation of the Health Care System in Brooklyn $700 Million to Provide Community Based Services and Primary Care Develops A 32-Site Ambulatory Care Network Focused On ...
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LET'S NOT TURN OUR BACKS ON 3 MILLION AMERICANS

NiLP Guest Commentary Puerto Rico needs aid, not new taxes By Jesús G. "Chuy" García The NiLP Report More than 3 million Americans live on the island of Puerto Rico. They may ...
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6 IN 10 ARE HAPPY WITH THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING

Highest GOP Satisfaction With U.S. Direction Since 2007 by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights 61% of Republicans satisfied with how things are going in U.S. Overall, 29% in U.S. satisfied, including 9% ...
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PROTECTING ACCESS TO THE INTERNET

Truth in Broadband: Mayor's Office Issues RFI to Promote Open and Transparent Internet Chief Technology Officer calls on experts to develop system to monitor internet service providers and ...
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LATINOS ON THE CITY COUNCIL PAYROLL

NiLP Latino Datanote Latinos on the New York City Council Payroll By Angelo Falcón The NiLP Report As we have explored the problem of Latino underrepresentation in New York City government ...
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PARTY IDEOLOGY SHAPES APPROVAL OF TRUMP

Party, Ideology and Race Play Key Roles in Trump Approval by Andrew Dugan Story Highlights Like past presidents, Trump's approval is primarily determined by party Race/Ethnicity and ideology also ...
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