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Solages Challenger in NYS Assembly Race: I Will Fight for Boundless Opportunities
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Solages Challenger in NYS Assembly Race: I Will Fight for Boundless Opportunities

My grandparents and parents didn’t want their adopted country to change, and neither do I. And neither does anyone who comes to this country for a better life. But the country in which my grandparents sought a better life is under siege.

NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books
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NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books

Solages, the first Haitian-American to represent Long Island in the Assembly, serves Elmont, Valley Stream, Floral Park, Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace, North Woodmere, Stewart Manor and sections of Franklin Square. Since winning the 2012 election, Solages has written and introduced many bills in Albany. She has also become a visible leader to members of her district.

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First-ever budget hearing focussing on immigrant services held

BROOKLYN, (KINGS COUNTY POLITICS NEWS SERVICE) – City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, chair of the Immigration Committee, yesterday held the Council’s first-ever budget hearing of all City budget activity involving immigrant services, with relevant agencies, service providers, and community-based organizations all present in one room.

Mathieu Eugene Bill Providing Services To At-Risk Youth Passes Council
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Mathieu Eugene Bill Providing Services To At-Risk Youth Passes Council

BROOKLYN, (KINGS COUNTY POLITICS NEWS SERVICE) – A measure (554-A) that Haitian American Flatbush City Council Member Mathieu Eugene sponsored that would bring together several city agencies under a coordinator to identify runaway, homeless or sexually exploited youth and connect them with appropriate services passed the City Council yesterday.