The city’s teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
Many cities have realized that natural resources are economic advantages, especially in attracting and retaining young professionals. For New York to compete, this op-ed argues, we must put more of our money where our water is.
Around the country, states are rethinking restrictions on work, aid and housing that punish people who have already done their time.
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