Hofstra study shows thousands of human trafficking victims in N.Y.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The Hofstra researchers found over 11,000 unique trafficking survivors in the New York metropolitan area

New York is home to thousands more human trafficking victims than official sources had previously estimated. A new study, carried out by researchers at Hofstra University and a…

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Long Island unions say Mineola rally will mobilize voters

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Members of Nassau County's largest public employee labor union, the CSEA Local 830, are joined by other union members from across New York to demonstrate in Mineola (LIR photo by Fran Berkman)

Long Island union leaders say this week’s rally in Mineola has mobilized voters ahead of the so-called “off-year” elections in November. Nearly 5,000 county employees protested on the…

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NIFA to Nassau: Balance 2012 budget before it’s too late

Friday, October 7, 2011
The NIFA board of directors meets Oct. 6, 2011 at the Omni Teleconference Center in Uniondale (LIR photo by Fran Berkman)

If the Nassau County Legislature cannot deliver a balanced budget for 2012 to the Nassau Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) by the Oct. 30 deadline, the county could have…

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