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Bill de Blasio Universal Pre-K press conference Jan. 6, 2014 (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Unions On Board With Mayor De Blasio’s Universal Pre-K Plan

Labor leaders said they’ll lobby state lawmakers to OK New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to offer universal pre-kindergarten.

01/06/2014

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio volunteers at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger, Nov. 27, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor-Elect De Blasio Volunteers At Brooklyn Food Pantry Ahead Of Thanksgiving

The mayor-elect also said he’d appoint a team in the coming days for what he called “a very substantial campaign” to grow support for his tax on the wealthy proposal.

11/27/2013

Bill de Blasio reads to kids at the Children's Aid Society, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Poll: More Than Two-Thirds Of NYC Voters Support De Blasio’s Plan To Tax The Wealthy

De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.

11/27/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio BIG DL

Cuomo On Financing Universal Pre-K: We’ll Figure It Out

De Blasio has said he’d tax those making $500,000 or more to cover the cost of universal pre-K. Any tax would have to be approved by the state Legislature and be signed by Cuomo.

11/26/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio

Cuomo Non-Committal On De Blasio’s Plan To Tax Wealthy New Yorkers For Universal Pre-K

De Blasio said he’d tax those making $500,000 or more to cover the cost of universal pre-K. Any tax would have to be approved by the state legislature and be signed by Gov. Cuomo.

11/12/2013

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