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February 6, 2017

Opinion: Nonprofit shouldn't mean nonviable in New York


Nonprofit shouldn't mean nonviable in New York
A sector crucial to the state is hurting, but is missing from Cuomo's agenda
By Michelle Jackson

After a weeklong tour of New York and a drawn-out budget announcement designed to maximize his time in the spotlight, Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally announced the details of his budget last week. His agenda—351 pages worth—and his budget fail to mention the infrastructure crucial to any social-justice agenda: the nonprofit sector.



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