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Diverting dollars

Governor Hochul Announces Child Care Desert Grant Awardees Receive Nearly $70 Million in Federal Funding
Kevin P. Coughlin
Office of Governor Kathy Hochul
Governor Hochul Announces Child Care Desert Grant Awardees Receive Nearly $70 Million in Federal Funding

Riverhead teachers joined advocacy groups in Albany to oppose tax revenue being diverted from schools. John Gomes says he’s staying in the race for mayor of Bridgeport despite back-to-back primary losses. Early voting for a George Santos replacement begins this weekend. And New York Democrats announce a plan to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.
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