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Report: Almost 6 in 10 New York Seniors Struggling to Pay for Basic Needs, Condition Worsening

ALBANY, NEW YORK – A new report by two leading advocacy groups working on women and elderly issues shows that as many as 80% of single elderly women living alone are struggling to pay for their basic needs and overall almost 6 in 10...

November 24, 2015
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Washington Urged to Find Solutions for Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Problems

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION urging the New York Congressional delegation to support a restructuring of Puerto Rico's debt and for the United States Congress to address the growing healthcare reimbursement crisis in the Commonwealth of Puerto...

June 23, 2015
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Dreamer to Practice Law in New York State

Albany, New York – Today, Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo, Chair of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force releases the following statement on Cesar Vargas. Mr. Vargas was the first undocumented immigrant to be admitted to the New York...

June 5, 2015
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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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