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"Today we celebrate 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid, and continue the fight to expand healthcare for all!" Credi: OPA

Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50

Across the Bronx and other parts of the City, elected officials and grateful New Yorkers celebrated the 50th¬†Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid which was signed into law by President Johnson on July 30,¬†1965 as an amendment to the Social Security […]

Wright: ‘Indeed, I Am a Candidate for Congress’

Wright: ‘Indeed, I Am a Candidate for Congress’

      Last month, using the simple statement, “I am indeed, a candidate for Congress,” Harlem Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright kicked off his long anticipated bid to succeed the retiring Lion of Harlem, Rep. Charles B. Rangel. The […]

by · July 13, 2015 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics