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Governor Cuomo

Elderly Care Centers Slated To Close

by Claudia Morell
Protesters in the Bronx
Marisa Galdi, WFUV

The fate of more than a hundred senior centers in New York City is hanging in the balance, and that has a lot of older New Yorkers concerned.  The Bloomberg administration is threatening closings because of proposed state budget cuts.

Proposed NY Budget Makes Cuts to Juvenile Justice System

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Prison cell
Still Burning, flickr

In his state of the budget address earlier this month, Cuomo proposed a reduction of juvenile beds from 1,209 to 833.  He also wants to reduce the Office of Child and Family Services’ budget by $149 million and provide reimbursement incentives for local alternatives to incarceration for low and medium risk juvenile offenders.

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