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Press coverage during 2009 of DC 37's White Papers and related issues from NYC and NYS media.



December 2, 2009
  DoITT commish Paul Cosgrave resigns following problems with 911 system upgrades
By Juan Gonzalez
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August 15, 2009
 Ni para el Post ni para el News. Not fit for the Post, a snooze for News.
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August 14 , 2009
  For a Bloomberg Rival, an Unexpected Boost
By David W. Chen
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August 14 , 2009
  Soured on Mayor Bloomberg, DC 37 union taps William Thompson with endorsement
By Adam Lisberg
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August 14 , 2009
  Largest city union backs Thompson for mayor
By Jason Fink
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August 14 , 2009
  DC 37 touts Thompson
By David Seifman
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August 13 , 2009
  DC 37 Union Backs Thompson for Mayor
By Jennifer Millman
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August 13 , 2009
  Bloomberg Dealt Setback in Re-Election Campaign
By Associated Press
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August 13 , 2009
  City's Largest Union Endorses Thompson For Mayor
By NY 1 News
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August 13 , 2009
  District Council 37 Endorses Comptroller Thompson for Mayor
By Eyal Levinter
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August 13 , 2009
  Biggest NYC union backs Bloomberg foe
By Sara Kugler
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August 13 , 2009
  Mayoral long shot gets leg up on race
By Patrick Arden
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August 13 , 2009
  Why City's Largest Union Is Deserting Bloomberg
By Patrick Arden
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August 13 , 2009
  Reports: City's Biggest Union To Back Thompson
By Jen Chung
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June 30, 2009
 Los empleados escolares que NY un puede perder.
The school employees that NY cannot lose

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June 26 , 2009
 DC 37 Rallies to Preserve 'Faceless' School Workers
2,600 Jobs At Risk
By David Sims
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June 19, 2009
  Radio Show: Local 372 member speaks out against the layoff of 2,600 school workers (mp3 format)
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June 18, 2009
 

Radio Show: WNYC News -Local 372 Rally "Cut Waste, Not Jobs!" - Union workers are speaking out against the mayor on the sidewalks near City Hall to protest the layoffs of nearly 2,600 public school workers. (mp3 format)
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June 18, 2009
 

Radio Show: WABC 770 News -Local 372 Rally "Cut Waste, Not Jobs!" - Hundreds of school workers rallied in lower Manhattan to denounce proposed layoffs hitting NYC schools. (mp3 format)
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June 17 and June 18, 2009
  Video: Budget Backlash gains Momentum at City Hall - Coverage of June 17 Local 372 rally at City Hall demanding "Cut Waste, Not Jobs!"
By Grace Rauh
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June 17, 2009
 

Radio Show: Evening News -Local 372 Rally "Cut Waste, Not Jobs!" Hundreds of city workers are rallying at City Hall to stop Mayor Bloomberg's proposed layoff of school employees (mp3 format)
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June 17, 2009
  Video: PIX News at 10 - Local 372 Rally "Cut Waste, Not Jobs!": Protestors are blaming the mayor for trying to lay off 2,600 school workers.
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June 16 and June 17, 2009
  Video: Budget Agreement Poses Pink Slip threat, Classroom Advocates Say - Coverage of June 17 Local 372 rally at City Hall to stop the layoff of 2,600 school workers.
By Molly Kroon
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June 10 , 2009
 DC 37's Fight to Eliminate Massive Waste and Protect City Services
By Lillian Roberts
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June 2, 2009
 A rendir cuentas por contratos privados
Accountable for private contracts
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May 20, 2009
 DC 37 targets private contractors
By Lisa Colangelo
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May 19 , 2009
  Union ad campaign blasts city's use of contractors
By Jason Fink
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May 18 , 2009
 DC 37 Launches Anti-Consultant Campaign
By Elizabeth Benjamin
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May 15, 2009
 DC 37 decries growth in work farmed out by city
By David Sims
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May 2009
 The High Cost of City Employee Layoffs
By Lillian Roberts
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April 12, 2009
 Attacking city worker benefits is assaulting the middle class
By Errol Louis
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March 26, 2009
  Radio Show: Mayor David Dinkins interviews Lillian Roberts and Henry Garrido about the 2009 White Paper - How New York City wastes $9 billion in taxpayer dollars on private consultants when city workers could do the job more efficiently for less.

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March 23, 2009
 Tax justice in a new economy
By Lillian Roberts
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March 16, 2009
 Union proposes a way to employ more, spend less
By Casey Samulski
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March 13, 2009
 Union says city can save millions by slashing deals with private contractors
By Monica Thompson
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March 13, 2009
 City disputes analysts
DC 37: Can save $128M cutting contracting-out
By David Sims
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March 8, 2009
 Hard-hit New York State may ax veteran school drug counselors
By Meredith Kolodner
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Feb. 27, 2009
  Radio Show: Workers' Independent News interviews DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts about the 2009 White Paper - How wasteful private contracts cost NYC taxpayers $9 billion while city workers face layoffs. (mp3 format)
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Feb. 26, 2009
 

Radio Show: Errol Louis interviews Lillian Roberts about the 2009 White Paper on WWRL 1600 AM - "A brand new report out from DC 37 documents massive waste in New York City government," says Louis, who discusses examples with District Council 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts on his call-in program. (mp3 format)
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 DC 37 decries growth in work farmed out by city
By David Sims
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