Kay Dervishi

The New York Times published a report on the details of Trump's tax returns on Sunday, September 27th.
The president’s tax returns feature several red flags for possibly fraudulent behavior, experts say.
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Council Member Ritchie Torres has opened up about his struggles with mental health.
Corey Johnson cited depression in deciding not to run for mayor. His frankness reflects a shift.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcoming Pre-K students back to school in Queens.
With the rest of the city’s in-person classes starting next week, challenges remain to prepare providers.
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New York State Senator David Carlucci in July this year.
Continued investment and flexibility will be important despite city and state budgetary constraints.
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Students walking in to the first day of school at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academyon September 9, 2020.
Families in multigenerational homes and fears of the coronavirus drive choice to stay in virtual classrooms.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin doing census outreach in queens.
The count could affect New York for the next decade. Many New Yorkers haven’t bothered.
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Resigning Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia with Bill de Blasio 2018.
Maya Wiley, Kathryn Garcia and Loree Sutton have already begun to distance themselves from the mayor.
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Bill de Blasio visits NYC Health+Hospitals Elmhurst.
Increased reliance on Medicaid could further increase the state’s spending, though federal aid has helped offset the burden.
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Donald Trump exits Air Force One on July 30th.
The president attacks his former hometown frequently, and often inaccurately.
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A New York State wage board has until the end of the year to decide on potential changes to overtime rules under the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act.
The overtime threshold could be lowered to 40 hours a week, but farm owners say it would make labor costs too burdensome.
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Kay Dervishi
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