A collection of 22 posts


Congresswoman Clarke Warns Of Another Government Shutdown

Yvette ClarkeRemember back in October, when the federal government shut down for more than two weeks [/floyd-bennett-field-closed-as-fed-government-goes-into-shutdown-what-other-services-are-at-risk/] – delaying aid to Sandy survivors [/government-shutdown-could-harm-sandy-aid/], booting kids from Head Start programs, and causing anxiety among struggling single mothers that their WIC lifeline could be cut? Yeah, we settled that, right? Nope! Washington


Greenfield Kicks Off Participatory Budgeting Initiative With Charter Members Meeting

We’ve been covering this subject for a while now. For more, click here [/local-pol-commends-revolutionary-participatory-budgeting-process/]. The following is a press release from the office of City Councilman David Greenfield: Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield was joined by approximately 75 community residents and by representatives from the Participatory Budgeting Project and

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Nadler Hails Republican Reversal On Mass Transit Funding

Bensonhurst Bean recently ran several posts on an attempt by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives to cut funding for mass transit [/reps-crowley-rangel-nadler-city-dot-commissioner-mta-chairman-to-speak-out-against-cuts-to-public-transit/] from a federal transportation bill. A bi-partisan group in Congress wrote an amendment to restore [/u-s-reps-preparing-amendment-to-restore-dedicated-mass-transit-funding/] transit funding to the bill, which Rep. Nadler introduced.