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Report Documents Continued Growing Elderly Poverty Rates, Lawmaker Seeks to Reduce Rising Utility Rates

Bronx, NY – Today, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, was joined by Latino lawmakers and elderly advocacy groups to release startling data on the pervasive issue of elderly poverty in our state. With...

May 23, 2015
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Crespo: La Asamblea del Estado de Nueva York aprobó un proyecto de ley abordando la especulación de precios de los medicamentos, costándoles a los hospitales y a Medicaid millones de dólares

Albany, Nueva York – Hoy, la Asamblea del Estado de Nueva York aprobó legislación para la contención de costos a favor de los pacientes y los hospitales. Esto se debe a nueva información que indica que los hospitales de la ciudad de...

May 13, 2015
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Crespo: Offensive Remarks by Somos Gala Keynote Speaker are Incongruent to Our Mission and Focus

Albany, New York – Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo, Chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, today released the following statement on the objectionable comments made by film-star Tony Plana during his keynote address at the Somos...

March 24, 2015
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Crespo: Child Poverty Rates are a Plague of Epidemic Proportions Devastating Upstate Cities and Entire State

Albany, New York – Calling it “a plague spreading across our State,” Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and the Task Force on New Americans, was joined by Latino lawmakers and...

March 20, 2015
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Latino Lawmakers to Release New Child Poverty Data for All of New York State, Discuss Solutions to Alarming Problem

WHO: Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair, Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force Ron Deutsch, Interim Executive Director, Fiscal Policy InstituteKarla Digirolamo, CEO of the NYS Community Action AssociationDan Irizarry,...

March 19, 2015
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