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Mayor De Blasio, Progressive Leaders Discuss Income GapMayor Bill de Blasio, aiming to have a larger national profile as a leader of liberal causes, gathered a group of progressive elected officials and civic leaders on Thursday to fashion a call for solutions to the nation's growing income inequality.
Bloomberg: More Billionaires Moving To NYC Would Be 'Godsend'Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the problem with the income gap was not at the low-end, but was actually the result of the city's ability to attract "a lot of the very wealthy" from around the globe.
De Blasio Uses New Census Data To Back Up 'Tale Of 2 Cities' PlatformThe U.S. Census Bureau's annual American Community Survey shows the poverty rate has risen, while the median household income stayed flat from 2011 to 2012.
Federal Census Data Shows Growing Income Gap In New York CityThe income gap was most apparent in Manhattan, where the wealthiest 20% of Manhattanites make more than 40 times what the lowest 20% earn, according to the data.
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