The U.S. Department of Agriculture rejected a waiver request that would have allowed the city to implement the plan. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said his administration was disappointed by the feds’ decision.
The theme: to rebuild, renew, and reconnect with the citizens of Rockland.
Nearly 2 million Americans will stop getting unemployment checks next month — unless Congress votes to renew extended jobless benefits by Nov. 30. Here’s a guide to unemployed benefits and the looming aid cutoff.
More often than not City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is on the same page as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but not when it comes to federally funded food stamps.
With obesity becoming a nationwide epidemic, Congressman Anthony Weiner may have a novel solution to get people to eat their veggies.
First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.
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