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March 2, 2006

CBA Signatories Tout Atlantic Yards In Albany

Courier Life Publications
By Steven Witt

The signatories to the state’s first-ever community benefits agreement (CBA) explained the document in a forum, in front of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Caucus.

“I thought it [the forum] was great. We had a very large turnout,” said Assembly member Roger Green, who co-chaired the event.
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“This is the most far-reaching CBA in the country. It is so comprehensive and will benefit Brooklyn and New York City in ways that are unimaginable,” testified Bertha Lewis, of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).

“This is the model that can be used not only by the city, but the state and the rest of the country.”

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Posted by lumi at March 2, 2006 10:58 AM