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Supporters Of Minimum Wage Hike Ask Gov. Cuomo To Overrule Panel

Supporters of a pay increase for restaurant servers want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to overrule a state board opposed to giving tipped workers the standard minimum wage.

01/09/2015

Older, traditional food stamps later replaced by EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) cards (credit: File/Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Activists Fight To Keep Food Stamp Funding

Anti-hunger activists launched a statewide campaign urging Sen. Charles Schumer to vote against any farm bill that includes cuts to the food stamp program.

12/15/2013

A volunteer packs a bag of food stuffs for waiting people at the Yorkville Common Pantry in Harlem (file/Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Study: Food Pantries In New York State Serving More Seniors, Fewer Children

The Hunger Action Network report shows that two-thirds of food pantries and soup kitchens have reported a drop in food donations while the majority of them said they served more people last year.

12/30/2012