Author Archives: Maria Florencia Smith

THE RISE OF MINIMUM WAGE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK: HOW ARE SMALL BUSINESSES BEING AFFECTED?

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Small business owners are phasing the challenges brought by a legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that gradually raises the minimum wage to reach $15 per hour in 2019.

Fighting for a comprehensive redisgn of Northern Boulevard

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Transportation advocates are fighting for the redesign of Queens’ newest boulevard of death: Northern Boulevard. They are circulating a petition for a comprehensive change to the state highway that causes countless accidents.