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Council speaker claps back at AOC’s budget gripes
POLITICO

Council speaker claps back at AOC’s budget gripes

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams responded to a series of tweets Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made in recent days lambasting funding choices in the city’s $101.1 billion budget.
Budget fracas a setback for Council’s progressive movement
POLITICO

Budget fracas a setback for Council’s progressive movement

The budget vote revealed a fissure within City Council’s Progressive Caucus — a sprawling group containing the budget’s fiercest opponents and the leaders whipping votes for it.
Parents, teachers and students rally against New York City school cuts
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Parents, teachers and students rally against New York City school cuts

Education advocates – including students, parents and teachers – gathered outside of New York City Hall to rally against the City Council’s decision to decrease the public school budget by around $215 million.
NYC schools budget protest
Fox 5 NY

NYC schools budget protest

The City Council was set to vote on a budget that would shave about $215 million from the Department of Education. That has sparked protests.
Families protest $215M or more in NYC education budget cuts
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Families protest $215M or more in NYC education budget cuts

A $215 million cut to the Department of Education’s budget is anticipated because of declining enrollment at New York City public schools, officials said. Parents, teachers and students protested on Monday.
The 2022 Power of Diversity: Pride 100
City & State New York

The 2022 Power of Diversity: Pride 100

The LGBTQ leaders in New York politics.
HOW TO MAKE NYC SCHOOLS MORE DEMOCRATIC, EVEN UNDER MAYORAL CONTROL
NYCLU ACLU of New York

HOW TO MAKE NYC SCHOOLS MORE DEMOCRATIC, EVEN UNDER MAYORAL CONTROL

Mayoral control has achieved, at best, mixed results.
Amid specter of inflation and global uncertainty, Adams unveils $99.7B budget
Politico

Amid specter of inflation and global uncertainty, Adams unveils $99.7B budget

The administration plans to increase NYPD spending by roughly $182 million, bringing the department’s budget to $5.6 billion and one of the most contentious fiscal issues back to the foreground.