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NYU to Enact Its Own DREAM Act

New York University has announced that it will allow undocumented students who have resided in New York State for three years to apply for NYU scholarship funds, starting in the 2015-16 academic year. Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson...

November 18, 2014
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Scaffold Collapse at 1 World Trade Center Demonstrates Need for Scaffold Law

On November 12th, two window washers were left dangling alongside One World Trade Center after a cable securing the platform they were using malfunctioned. The workers were able to be rescued, but an investigation into the cause of the scaffold...

November 17, 2014
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Allow the Workers at JFK Airport to Unionize

On September 17, workers at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens went on strike. The striking airport workers say that their employer, Alstate Maintenance, has attempted to intimidate workers out of unionizing. Assemblyman...

September 17, 2014
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Assemblyman Francisco Moya’s Statement on the DREAM Act’s Progress This Session

“Although I am deeply disappointed that the DREAM Act failed to become a reality this year, I am heartened by the significant progress we’ve made. We were able to secure the unmitigated support of the Assembly two times over, the majority of votes...

June 23, 2014
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Fixing New York’s Broken Benefit System: Assembly Passes Critical Reforms to NY’s Partial Unemployment Insurance System

Assemblyman Francisco P. Moya (D-Jackson Heights) is the lead sponsor of A.7278-a/S.6572, a piece of legislation that seeks to repair New York’s broken partial unemployment insurance...

June 20, 2014
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