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Take Action: NY set to throw homeless youth out of shelters and back onto the streets

TweetThere are an estimated 3,000 homeless youth in New York City alone. In the current version of his budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing to cut all state funding for homeless youth shelters. That’s every last penny that goes to providing shelter for some of the most vulnerable people in the state. Last weekend I [...]
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The Pence Amendment isn’t really about ca$h money

Tweet As infuriating as the Pence Amendment is, and as awesome as the rallying it’s inspired is, I wish folks would talk more about the greater legislative process at hand. The fact is that before the bill can become law, the Senate has to pass its own version of the bill, and then the House [...]
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