Revitalize New York by Putting People to Work: A Jobs-Based Strategy for Economic Diversification and High-Road Growth

March 13, 2003.  This new 30-page report prepared by FPI for the Labor Community Advocacy Network to Revitalize New York (LCAN) makes the case for a $1 billion Liberty Jobs Program to counteract the massive job losses that New York City has experienced as a result of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Press release, report.

Testimony at the Legislature’s Joint Budget Hearing on Human Services

March 3, 2003. Includes updated tables on TANF block grant spending, minimum wage workers, disposable income of New York SSI recipients, and each county’s public assistance shelter allowance as a percent of its Fair Market Rent. Testimony >>