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Calling the FY23 budget a “deep betrayal,” Citizen Action still pushing its legislative agenda
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Calling the FY23 budget a “deep betrayal,” Citizen Action still pushing its legislative agenda

The social activist group Citizen Action of New York has called the 2023 state budget “a betrayal of everyday New Yorkers,” and vowed to keep fighting for their priority programs and legislation until the end of session.  “The budget is a moral document, because it is the clearest statement of […]

Senate Investigations Committee chair launches widespread probe into rising utility costs
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Senate Investigations Committee chair launches widespread probe into rising utility costs

On March 4, 2022, Sen. James Skoufis, chairman of the New York Senate Committee of Investigations and Government Operations, launched a probe into the rising costs of heating and electric bills across the state.  After receiving complaints from constituents in his district about the rising prices of heating costs this […]