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MANHATTAN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today proclaimed July 18 Billy Joel Day in New York State at the...
ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $1 million has been awarded to 12 Farm-to-School projects across New York State. The Farm-to-School program helps Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools connect with local farmers, increase the use of locally grown food on school menus, improve student health, and educate young people about agriculture.
NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Implementation Of New Law To Combat Speculators And Tenant Displacement
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio this week announced that the Predatory Equity bill, which will help curb speculation and displacement in fast-changing neighborhoods, has become law. Under Intro 1210-A, sponsored by Council Member Ritchie Torres and former Council Member Dan Garodnick, the City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development will publish a “Speculation Watch List” that identifies recently sold, rent-regulated buildings where tenants are at risk of displacement due to potentially predatory investors.