2017 Press Coverage

Bemoaning Budget Cuts, Navigators Say Feds Don’t Appreciate Scope Of The Job, By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News, September 19, 2017

Income Goes Up and Poverty Goes Down in New York and New Jersey, By Mirela Iverac and Rhyne Piggott, WNYC News, September 14, 2017

Left behind in N.Y. jobs boom, By Errol Louis, Daily News, September 5, 2017

City plans to slash funding from Young Adult Borough Centers — a last resort option for students, By By Monica Disare and Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, August 23, 2017

There's a war going on in Trump Village, By Aaron Elstein, Crain's New York Business, August 21, 2017

En Harlem la salud de la comunidad está en manos de vecinos, By Pedro F. Frisneda, El Diario, August 7, 2017

Helping the Poor Get Through the Turnstiles, By The Editorial Board, New York Times, August 3, 2017

A New York Exchange Check-Up, The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio, August 1, 2017

No excuses, Mr. Mayor – support Fair Fares, By Nick Powell, City & State, July 31, 2017   

The GOP’s Real Healthcare Repeal Target Is Poor People, By E. Tammy Kim, The Village Voice, July 28, 2017

De Blasio’s Progressivism Doesn’t Include Right to Public Transit, By Felipe De La Hoz, Gotham Gazette, July 17, 2017

Can Turnstile Jumping Be Prosecuted 'Kindly'?, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, July 17, 2017

Local Impact of Senate Health Care Bill, NBC News, June 26, 2017

New York leaders call Senate health bill 'inhumane' and 'unfair', Crain’s Health Pulse, June 23, 2017

Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage, By Norman Oder, City & State, June 21, 2017

Public Comment Period Open For New York Health Insurance Rates, By Bret Jaspers, WSKG News, June 19, 2017

Fare evasion is a crime of poverty, By Rory Lancman and David R. Jones, Daily News, June 16, 2017

When People Can’t Afford Transit, New York City Pays for It — One Way or Another, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, June 16, 2017

De Blasio MTA Appointee Slams NYPD Fare Evasion Arrests, By Madina Toure, Observer, June 7, 2017

NYPD’s 'unfair' fare-beating policing continues, despite calls for transparency, By Vincent Barone, amny.com, June 7, 2017

Quieren que el NYPD dé datos sobre arrestos por evadir tarifas, By Camille Padilla Dalmau, El Diario, June 7, 2017

De Blasio Declines To Fund Half-Price MetroCards For New Yorkers Living In Poverty, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, June 7, 2017

Digging into details of mayor’s diversity plan, critics see easy goals and iffy approaches, By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat, June 6, 2017

Help Poor New Yorkers Buy Transit Passes, By the Editiorial Board, New York Times, June 6, 2017

NYC’s Public Housing was Turning a Corner. Then Came Donald Trump, By Adam Wisnieski, City Limits, June 5, 2017

Trump’s budget: Medicaid, EPA and more spending cuts that could impact NYC, By Lauren Cook, amNewYork, May 24, 2017

NYPD Won't Release Arrest Info on Turnstile Jumping, MTA Board Member Says, By Gwynne Hogan, dnainfo, May 22, 2017

Criminal Justice Advocates Call on de Blasio to Provide Discount Fares for Poor New Yorkers, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, May 17, 2017

Activistas insisten en los $200 millones para subsidiar la MetroCard, By Edwin Martinez, El Diario, May 17, 2017

NYC Has An Affordability Crisis — So Why Won't Politicians Help The Poor Afford Public Transit?, The Village Voice, By Christopher Robbins, May 1, 2017

NYC Ferry launching from Rockaway in ‘new era’ for transit, By Vincent Barone, am New York, May 1, 2017

Eleven things to watch for in de Blasio's executive budget, By Laura Nahmias, Politico, April 26, 2017

Low-income metro card proposal excluded from mayor's budget, By Vincent Barone, am New York, April 26, 2017

Transit union boss joins fight to reduce MetroCard fares for the poor, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 25, 2017

Advocates push de Blasio to get on board with half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 25, 2017

Seeking Compromise, Advocates Ask De Blasio To Phase In Half-Price MetroCards For Poor NYers, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, April 25, 2017

Brooklyn Lawmakers Use Fair Fares Rally To Highlight Wealth Disparity, By Kelly Mena, Kings County Politics, April 25, 2017

Lawmakers call for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, News 12 Brooklyn, April 25, 2017

De Blasio MTA appointee: The mayor 'just doesn’t get it' , By Dana Rubinstein, Politico, April 20, 2017

NYC Council Urges Transit Discounts for Low-Income Riders, By Kelsey E. Thomas, Next City, April 6, 2017

De Blasio’s 'Piecemeal' Transportation Agenda, By Luke Foley, Gotham Gazette, April 6, 2017

City and union leaders celebrate paid sick leave anniversary, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, April 6, 2017

Five Manhattan nonprofit and philanthropy influencers you need to know, By Sarina Trangle, City & State, April 6, 2017

Half price MetroCard program wins City Council's approval, By Amanda Mikelberg, Metro.US, April 5, 2017

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Fair Fares Coalition Discusses Anti-Poverty Initiative, By Harlem World Magazine, April 5, 2017

NYC Council proposes millions for discount MetroCards for poor, Citi Bike expansion, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 4, 2017

Right on rent, By Nancy Rankin, Voice of the People, Daily News, April 4, 2017

Negotiating Medical Bills, By Diane Spicer, Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, March 30, 2017

De Blasio’s “Two Cities” – one with transportation and one without, By Christina Greer, City & State, March 26, 2017

'Obamacare Is the Law of the Land' After Trump Yanks Health Care Bill, By  Ben Fractenberg and Nicole Levy, dnainfo, March 24, 2017

Fair Fares funding a test for New York’s progressive mayor, By David R. Jones and John Raskin, City & State, March 20, 2017  

This city needs Fair Fares now more than ever, By City & State, March 20, 2017

Many Commuters Start Work Week Facing Higher MTA Fares and Tolls, WCBS New York, March 20, 2017

New round of MTA Fare and Toll Hikes Now in Effect, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, March 20, 2017

NYers react to latest increase in MTA fares, By Vincent Barone and Rachel Uda, Newsday, March 20, 2017

“MTA Fare Hike Now in Effect as Weekly, Monthly MetroCards Increase in Price, By Natalie Duddridge, NY1, March 19, 2017

Advocates Pressure de Blasio for City Subsidy to Reduced Fare MetroCards, By Cheryl Wills, NY1, In Focus, March 19, 2017

New Yorkers rally to subsidize MTA fare for low-income residents, By Lisa Evers, Fox5 News, March 19, 2017

Rechazan alza de MetroCard y reclaman tarifa justa para los pobres, By David Ramirez, El Diario, March 19, 2017

Commuters protest MTA fare hike, News 12 Brooklyn, March 19, 2017

MTA fare toll hike in effect:  NYC residents react, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, March 19, 2017

The Call, NY1, March 17, 2017

Obamacare replacement would throw NY insurance market back into quicksand, By Elisabeth R. Benjamin, Special to Syracuse.com, March 14, 2017

NYCHA’s Budget Crisis: A ‘Must Watch’ and a ‘Must Read’, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, March 13, 2017

New York City expanded its efforts to boost diversity at elite specialized high schools. So why hasn’t the needle budged?, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, March 10, 2017

Governor Cuomo, New York's public housing infrastructure needs our attention, By David R. Jones and Afua Atta-Mensah, City & State, March 7, 2017  

N.Y. officials, health experts react to Republican Obamacare replacement, By Claire Hughes and Dan Freedman, Times Union, March 7, 2017

GOP unveils 'Obamacare' replacement, By Stacey Delikat, FOX 5 News, March 6, 2017

Mayor misses opportunity on MetroCards, Letter to the Editor by Nancy Rankin, Crain's New York Business, March 2, 2017

How minor crimes could result in deportation as feds crack down on undocumented immigrants, By Jay Dow, PIX 11 News, February 24, 2017

2,000 People Were Arrested for Turnstile-Jumping in January: NYPD, By Danielle Tcholakian, dnainfo, February 23, 2017

ACA repeal vs. N.Y.: Tallying up the harm, By Elisabeth Benjamin, Daily News, February 19, 2017

'Fair Fares' Proposal Dominates Debate at Transportation Hearing, by Luke Foley, Gotham Gazette, February 14, 2017

Transit Advocates Step up Pressure on de Blasio to Commit City Money for Reduced Fare MetroCards, By Jose Martinez, NY1, February 13 2017

Pols push for half-priced MetroCards for poor New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, February 14, 2017

MetroCard discounts for low-income New Yorkers still being pushed by advocates, officials, By Vincent Barone, amny, February 13, 2017

Sigue la lucha para Metro Card a mitad de precio, By Camille Padilla Dalmau, El Diario, February 14, 2017

Dems push de Blasio to cut subway, bus fares for poor, By Michael Gartland, New York Post, February 13, 2017

MTA Fare Hikes Will Come Amid Worse Subway Service, Many Straphangers Say, WCBS 880, February 13, 2017

Transportation advocates seek more affordable MetroCards, News 12 Brooklyn, February 13, 2017

City Should Subsidize Half-Price MetroCards for Poor New Yorkers: Advocates, By Danielle Tcholakian, dna info, February 13, 2017

'Fair Fares' Supporters Rally Outside New York City Hall, By Ciara McCarthy, Patch, February 13, 2017

Council Members Press City Hall for Half-Priced MetroCards for Low-Income New Yorkers, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, February 13, 2017

De Blasio again insists reduced subway fare is state's responsibility, By Conor Skelding, Politico Pro, January 27, 2017

When A Subway Swipe is Out of Reach, By Robert Rush, Gotham Gazette, January 27, 2017

Discounted MetroCard proposal for low-income NYers gets support from city unions, By Vincent Barone, amNew York, January 27, 2017

Gov. Cuomo’s New Affordable Housing Proposal Would Make Some Rents Less Affordable, By Cezary Podkul, ProPublica, January 26, 2017

Saying City ‘Can’t Afford’ ‘Fair Fares,’ De Blasio Points to State, By Samar Khurshid, Gotham Gazette, January 26, 2017

M.T.A. Votes to Raise Fares and Tolls: What You Need to Know, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, January 26, 2017                              

Riding the subway just got more expensive even though it still costs $2.75 per swipe, By Mark Chiusano amNewYork, January 25, 2017

MetroCard rising to $3 per swipe, source says, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, January 25, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio has no control over the MTA, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, January 25, 2017

No Half-Priced MetroCard in Mayor's Preliminary Budget, By Stephen Nessen, WNYC News, January 24, 2017

What are Mayor de Blasio’s education priorities? Here’s what his preliminary budget tells us, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, January 24, 2017

Community Service Society report shows positive signs for New York’s poorest, By Dan Rosenblum, New York Nonprofit Media, January 23, 2017

CSS President, David R. Jones on Eyewitness News’ “Here & Now” discussing the future of public housing, WABC Here and Now Part 3, January 22, 2017

Positive signs for New York’s poorest, new report finds, By Dan Rosenblum, City & State, January 22, 2017

MTA Expected To Vote For Another Fare Hike For Trains, Buses, Bridges, Tunnels, CBS Channel 2, January 20, 2017

MTA moves to raise subway fare to $3 per MetroCard swipe, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, January 19, 2017

How the poor pay the price for subway-worker benefits, By Nicole Gelinas, New York Post, January 16, 2017

Public housing's uncertain future under Ben Carson, By Tanzina Vega, CNN Money, January 15, 2017

Four borough presidents back Fair Fares proposal that would slash MTA costs for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivioli, Daily News, January 12, 2017

Make the MetroCard a gateway to opportunity, not a barrier, Op-Ed by David R. Jones and Carol Kellermann, Crain's New York Business, January 8, 2017

Public Transportation Is a Necessity. Why Does New York Price It Like a Luxury?, By David R. Jones and Nancy Rankin, The Nation, January 6, 2017

Mr. Mayor, make good on your promise! By Elinor Tatum, New York Amsterdam News, January 5, 2017

Cuomo administration lays out dire impact of Obamacare repeal, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, January 4, 2017 

Inside the debates over the effectiveness and future of 421-a, By Tom Waters and Howard Husock, City & State, January 4, 2017  

Help ease rising MTA fares, By The Editorial Board, amNewYork,  January 3, 2017

2016 Press Coverage

For a Fairer Fare, Editorial, El Diario, December 29, 2016

“Fair Fares” Campaign named as one of six best ideas of 2016, Editorial, City & State, December 19, 2016

CSS finds workers with unpredictable schedules experience more economic instability, By Laura Nahmias, Politico, December 20, 2016

MTA fare hike proposals met with alarm in Brooklyn, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, December 19, 2016

Reduced transit fare would help get low-wage workers moving, Stuart Appelbaum, New York Amsterdam News, December 15, 2016

Bronx Residents Say Another MTA Fare Hike Would Be Devastating: 'Do I Buy Groceries or Buy a MetroCard?', By Anita Abedian, Village Voice, December 14, 2016

MTA fare hike meeting in the Bronx includes calls for half-price MetroCards,By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, December 13, 2016

MTA fare hike meeting in Queens features bus service complaints, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, December 6, 2016

Trump's 'Absurd' Pick For HUD Secretary Will Have Deep Impact On NYC Public Housing, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, December 6, 2016

As transit fares soar, NYC advocates push for discounts , By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press, December 3, 2016

Reduce Subway Fares for Poor New Yorkers , By The Editorial Board, New York Times, December 2, 2016

How Can We Break the Pattern of Segregation in NYC Schools?, BRIC TV, December 2, 2016

Governor Cuomo’s flawed 421-a proposal, By Tom Waters, City & State Insider, November 29, 2016

‘Herds of people’ asking for MetroCard swipes add to calls for reduced subway fare, By Kerry Burke, Laura Dimon, Emilie Ruscoe and Dan Rivoli, Daily News, November 28, 2016

Diverse Group of Nonprofits Lining up Behind ‘Fair Fares’ Campaign, By David R. Jones, City & State Insider, November 27, 2016

Don’t want to talk about Donald Trump at Thanksgiving? Here’s some other news to talk about, By Mark Chiusano, amNewYork, November 23, 2016 

What’s fare is fair: Making transit affordable for the poorest New Yorkers, Editorial, Daily News, November 17, 2016

Groups call for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers as costs expected to rise, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, November 17, 2016

Subway Ride Could Cost $3 Under M.T.A. Plan for Fare and Toll Increases, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, November 17, 2016

Tarifas del subway: “La gente ya lo pasa mal para llegar a fin de mes, By Marta Ramirez and Ana B. Nieto, El Diario, November 17, 2016

MTA fare hike proposal for 2017 details unveiled, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, November 17, 2016

As MTA hikes fares, Fair Fares fighters say low-income cards are urgent, By Amanda Mikelberg, Metro, November 17, 2016

Diverse Group of Nonprofits Lining up Behind ‘Fair Fares’ Campaign, By David R. Jones, New York Nonprofit Media, November 17, 2016

MTA Says A Single Swipe Will Likely Jump To $3 In 2017, By Raphael Pope-Sussman, Gothamist, November 16, 2016

MTA Unveils Two Fare Hike Proposals for 2017; Monthly MetroCard to Increase by $4.50, Weekly by $1, By Jose Martinez, NY1, November 16, 2016

Single-ride subway ticket could cost $3.25 next spring, By Dana Rubinstein, Politico, November 16, 2016

Get Ready for the $3 MetroCard Swipe (Sorry, Poor People), By Stephen Miller, Village Voice, November 16, 2016

Subway deaths lead MTA to discuss doors, ‘controllers’ for platforms, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, November 14, 2016

Advocates for New York’s Working Poor Push for Discounted Transit Fare, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, November 11, 2016

New York could face budget crunch if Obamacare is repealed, By Josefa Velasquez and Dan Goldberg, Politico, November 9, 2016

Housing activists push to stop New York pols from reviving tax break for building developers, By Erin Durkin, Daily News, November 6, 2016

Move to subsidize subway fares for poor people gains political momentum, By Dana Rubinstein, Politico, November 4, 2016

More Transparency in Health Care Prices Possible in N.Y., By Bret Jaspers, WSKG News, November 2, 2016

What You Need to Know About Buying Your 2017 Insurance Plan, By Nicole Levy, DNA.info, November 2, 2016

Insurance navigators target the remaining uninsured as marketplace reopens, Crain's Health Pulse, November 2, 2016

¿Objetivo? un verano que abra oportunidades laborales, By Ana B. Nieto, El Diario, October 31, 2016

Every NYC high school student deserves a summer job, CSS report says, By Sheila Anne Feeney, amNewYork, October 31, 2016

Keeping Your Affordable Care Act Plan Affordable, By Ann Carrns, New York Times, October 29, 2016

David Jones discussing half-price MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers, NY1, October 21, 2016

New Yorkers making less than $24,000 a year may get half-priced MetroCards, By Rebecca Fontana, Time Out New York, October 20 2016

City Council backs $200M MetroCard discount proposal that would help up to 800,000 low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, October 19, 2016

Aumenta apoyo a idea de crear MetroCard para pobres, By Edwin Martinez, El Diario, October 19, 2016

City officials join call for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, October 19, 2016

De Blasio Appointees Form Feisty New Bloc on MTA Board, By Mike Vilensky, Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2016

Universitarios piden subsidio para la MetroCard, By Camille Padilla Dalmau, El Diario, September 29, 2016

Paying for MetroCards Shouldn't Be More Stressful Than Finals, Students Say, By Shaye Weaver, DNAinfo, September 29, 2016

Education department recommends that Pearson continue to provide Specialized High School Admissions Test, By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat, September 19, 2016

People Fled the Bronx in the 1970s. Now Its Population Is Booming, By Sam Roberts, New York Times, September 15, 2016

Expanding On the Affordability of NYC?s Public Transit, By Dana Riazi, NYU Local, September 14, 2016

MTA pushes plan for New Yorkers to build new subway cars to help create jobs, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, September 7, 2016

In New York City, 170,000 disconnected youths and counting, By Bob Hennelly, City & State, September 4, 2016

Touted Bloomberg Anti-Poverty Incubator Sees New Life in De Blasio Era, By Ben Jurney, Gotham Gazette, August 30, 2016

The unfair attack on fare evasion, By Lisa Schreibersdorf and Jared Chausow, Daily News, August 29, 2016

CEO Corner': David Jones discusses affordable transportation, summer jobs for students, rent hikes, and other issues, By Dan Rosenblum, New York Nonprofit Media, August 25, 2016

Retired New Yorkers wanted for benefits counseling program, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, August 18, 2016

MetroCard discounts for welfare recipients pushed by Queens politician, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, August 17, 2016<

Would A New Federal Affordable Housing Proposal Backfire In NYC?, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, August 16, 2016

Proponen un subsidio para ayudar a 800,000 pobres con la MetroCard, By Edwin Martinez,  El Diario, August 15, 2016

New Federal Plan Could Hurt New York City, By Greg B.  Smith, New York Daily News, August 14, 2016

The End of the Summer Job, By Ilya Marritz, WNYC Mondy Talks podcast, August 12, 2016

Let’s Guarantee Every High School Student a Summer Job, By Darryl Lorenzo Washington, Huffington Post, August 10, 2016

From the mall to Microsoft: A new summer internship program pushes students to aim higher, By Monica Disare, Chalkbeat, August 10, 2016

NYC key to upward mobility is mobility. Make transit cheaper for the poorest, By Sandy Guillaume, Daily News, August 6, 2016

Riders Alliance pushes de Blasio to fund discount MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Tyler Foggatt and Dan Rivoli, Daily News, August 3, 2016

Advocates call for half-price MetroCards for low-income riders, By Addy Baird, Politico Pro, August 3, 2016

Transit advocates renew call for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, August 3, 2016

MTA eyeing 2017 bus, subway fare hike to $3; hopes to raise more than $300M, By Kerry Burke, Adam Shrier and Dan Rivoli, Daily News, July 27, 2016

Report: Summer jobs should be rebranded as “internships” and spread nationwide, By Monica Disare, Chalkbeat, July 26, 2016

Under pressure from advocates, city inches toward district-wide integration plan, By Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat, July 6, 2016   

NY1 Transit Reporter Jose Martinez welcomes David R. Jones on his appointment to the MTA board, NY1 News, June 24, 2016

New City Voices on MTA Board, The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC News, June 21, 2016

State Senate approves 2 of Mayor de Blasio’s 3 picks for MTA Board, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, June 18, 2016

New York’s Voice at the M.T.A. Gets Louder, as 2 Mayoral Board Picks Are Confirmed, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, June 17, 2016

Rising rent burdens are a citywide problem with a commonsense solution, By Tom Waters, City & State/NY Slant, May 29, 2016

MTA board still waiting for state to approve de Blasio's 3 nominees, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, May 26, 2016

Tenant Advocates Want Rent Increases Tied to a Vacancy Stopped, By Mireya Navarro, New York Times, May 18, 2016

City’s Housing Crisis is Bigger than Gentrification: Report, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, May 18, 2016

Next Stop, Fairness in Fares: Why New York Needs Low-Income Transit Discounts, By Harold Stolper, Center for New York City Affairs, May 11, 2016

Report: Rising rents squeezing all New Yorkers, By Liz Dahlem, Fox 5 News, May 10, 2016

Gentrification Effect in New York City Is Overblown, Report Suggests, By Josh Barbanel, Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2016

Fair Fares campaign, NY 1/In Transit, By Jose Martinez, May 6, 2016

Summer jobs for our youth, Editorial, New York Amsterdam News, April 21, 2016

Summer Jobs for All City High School Students, Editorial, New York Times, April 13, 2016

Riders Alliance calls for reduced MetroCard fares for low-income New Yorkers, By Magee Hickey, PIX 11 News, April 11, 2016

Advocates call for discounted MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Monica Morales, PIX 11 News, April 11, 2016

Transit advocates want MetroCard discount for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 11, 2016

A discounted MetroCard is a good idea, but where’s the money?, City & State/NY Slant, April 11, 2016

Proponen subsidio a las Metrocard para personas de bajos ingresos, El Diario, April 11, 2016

Advocates Demand Half-Price MetroCards For New York's Working Poor, by Emma Whitford, Gothamist, April 11, 2016

Straphanger Advocacy Groups Call for Reduced MetroCard Fare for Low-Income New Yorkers, By Jose Martinez, NY1 News, April 10, 2016

Advocates propose reduced fare MetroCards for low-income riders, Politico New York, April 10, 2016

Riders Alliance calls on MTA to offer reduced MetroCard prices for low-income New Yorkers, By Ivan Pereira, am New York, April 10, 2016

Transit Advocates Rally For MetroCard Discounts For Low Income New Yorkers, By Tabitha Shiflett, The Inquisitr, April 10, 2016

N.Y. advocates want MetroCard discount for low income riders, Metro Magazine, April 11, 2016

The Working Poor Can’t Afford New York City Transit, By Aria Bendix, The Atlantic/City Lab, April 13, 2016

Advocates seek half-fare Metrocards for low-income riders, By Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 13, 2016

How Subsidized Transit Fare Can Help NYC’s Working Poor,  By Zoe Rosenberg, Curbed NY, April 13, 2016

CityViews: America’s Century-Long Shakedown of Puerto Rico, By David Jones, City Limits, March 31, 2016

Make summer jobs universal and more relevant, too, By David R. Jones, Crain's New York Business, March 11, 2016

Acceptance rate of black and Latino students at magnet schools,  drops, By Carl Campanile, New York Post, March 4, 2016

Calling for state action, advocates highlight immigrant health care dilemma, By Dan Goldberg, Capital New York, March 1, 2016

Gov. Cuomo bashed on issue of NYC homeless by advocacy groups, By Glenn Blain, Daily News, February 29, 2016

Activist-labor group calls on Cuomo to work with City Hall on homelessness, By Laura Nahmias, Capital New York, February 29, 2016

Call for Year-Round Job for All NYC High-School Kids, By Lelosa Imasuen, City Limits, February 29, 2016

Empleos juveniles de verano pueden disminuir la delincuencia, By Juan Pablo Garnham, El Diario, February 26, 2016

Community leaders push to keep kids off streets with youth employment program, By Mario Diaz, WPIX, February 24, 2016

Councilman, advocates demand the city give summer jobs to every high schooler who asks, By Rosa Goldensohn, Crain's NY Business, February 24, 2016

Here and Now on February 21, 2016: Unheard Third Poll, ABC Channel 7, February 21, 2016

Real Estate Experts Say Queens Has Most Crowded Neighborhoods, By Michael Herzenberg, NY1, February 22, 2016

Advocates launch campaign to cover undocumented immigrants, Crain's Health Pulse, February 22, 2016

 Critics of the Mayor's Housing Plan Discuss its Lesser Points, By Inside City Hall, NY 1 News, February 10, 2016

At Council Hearing on de Blasio’s Housing Plan, Many Voices Rise, By Mireya Navarro and J. David Goodman, New York Times, February 10, 2016

Advocates Push NY State for Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants, Public News Service, February 10, 2016

Why Bill’s zoning plan is in trouble, By Tom Waters, Daily News, February 6, 2016

Hey Trump, Cruz: This is how New York Treats its Immigrant Residents, Op-ed by David R. Jones, City Limits, February 4, 2016

New report offers options for insuring undocumented immigrants, By Dan Goldberg, PoliticoNewYork, January 29, 2016

Three insurance options to cover undocumented immigrants, Crain's Health Pulse, January 29, 2016

Latinos son los neoyorquinos con menos acceso a seguro médico, Por: Zaira Cortes, El Diario, January 29, 2016

Los latinos viven con lo justo y privaciones, By Por: Gerardo Romo y Ana B. Nieto, El Diario, January 13, 2016

Despite hot economy, city's poor feel they're out in the cold, survey says, By Rosa Goldensohn, Crain's New York Business, January 12, 2016

De Blasio, calling for state and federal action, signs paid parental leave policy, By Laura Nahmias, PoliticoNewYork, January 7, 2016

2015 Press Coverage

New York to Offer 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave to Nonunion Workers, By Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times, December 23, 2015

Caregivers Sometimes Must Sacrifice Their Careers, By Paula Span, New York Times, December 4, 2015

New York medical coalition wants Cuomo to expand family leave, By Claire Hughes, Times Union, November 18, 2015

It's Year Three For Obamacare, The Brian Lehrer Show, November 5, 2015

Report demands increase diversity in specialized high schools, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, November 5, 2015

CSS’s Lazar Treschan and Council Member Cornegy Talk Gifted & Talented on BK Live, November 3, 2015

Advocates for poor see H.S. bias, want Bill de Blasio to discard elite exam, By Juan Gonzalez, Daily News, October 28, 2015

A promising move about college costs, Op-Ed by David R. Jones, Newsday, October 12, 2015

Poll finds growing GOP support for paid family leave, By Andrew Hawkins, Crain's NY Business, October 6, 2015

City’s Poverty Rate Shows No Improvement, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, September 18, 2015

Grim Data Reveals City’s Poverty Rate Isn’t Getting Any Better, By Maggie O'Neill, Observer, September 17, 2015

Reimagining NYCHA's Towers in the Park, Architect News, August 11, 2015

M.T.A. board nominee suggests fare reduction for poor, By Kelly Weill, POLITICO, July 21, 2015

1.1 million New Yorkers added to roll for Medicaid, Albany Times Union, July 20, 2015

NYCHA’s new plan for abandoned homes, By Cristian Salazar, AM New York,  July 16, 2015

Consumer Advocates Blast Premium Hikes, Crain's NY Business, July 10, 2015

De Blasio suffers another Albany setback, By Dana Rubinstein, Capital New York, June 26, 2015

Survey Says Even Rich Folks, GOPers Want Higher Minimum Wage, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, June 11, 2015

NYC rents are obliterating housing options for low-income reside,nts, report says, By Cristian Salazar, AM New York, June 8, 2015

Rent soars in parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn as affordable housing drastically dwindles: study, By Greg B. Smith, Daily News, June 7, 2015

State Needs System to Expunge Criminal Records, By Judith Whiting, New York Law Journal, June 3, 2015

David Jones: Cuomo’s bizarre NYCHA repair plan, Daily News, May 28, 2015

Nonprofit's reinvention begins with putting students in CEOs' shoes, By Andrew J. Hawkins, Crain's New York Business, May 26, 2015

The Price of Housing Preservation: Linden Plaza's Saga, City & State, May 26, 2015

State needs to pass paid family leave law to benefit all, By Nancy Rankin, Times Union, May 26, 2015

De Blasio Administration Seeks to Develop NYCHA Land, By Batya Ungar-Sargon, City Limits, May 20, 2015

Study: Working mothers have little savings for medical leave, By Laura Nahmias, Capital New York, May 19, 2015

Report: Lack of Parental Leave Has Deep Effects on Families, By Rachel Blustain, City Limits, May 19, 2015

La mejora de la licencia familiar, pendiente en Albany, By Ana B. Nieto, El Diario, May 19, 2015

Tenants’ Voice Lacks Power as NYCHA Faces Crucial Chapter, By Batya Ungar-Sargon, City Limits, May&

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