Key proposals on fighting income inequality in major speech by NYC mayor

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2014 - 12:15 AM

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave his first State of the City speech on Monday, a major address in which he outlined steps to fight income equality. Describing "an inequality gap that fundamentally threatens our future," he proposed wage increases, tax hikes on the wealthy and help getting state-issued identification for city residents who came to the U.S. illegally.

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