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Day: <span>February 15, 2013</span>

Christine Quinn’s State of the City: Working Class, Poor Not

By Mary Alice Miller Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn’s last State of the City (SOTC) Address as Council Speaker was stunning in its vision for a New York in which middle class is defined as those who earn household incomes between 100 percent and 300 percent of area median income (AMI). The Census American Community Survey […]readmore

MEC FORUM: Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act to

By David Mark Greaves with Nathaniel Adams “One of the most important cases facing this generation will be Shelby County v Holder, which will be heard before the Supreme Court on February 27th,” said Janai Nelson, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University School of Law and the Assistant Director of the Ronald H. Brown Center […]readmore