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Simon Updates on Ballots and MTA - Politics NY

NYC’s school staffing crisis could undermine literacy programs for struggling readers, advocates warn (Chalkbeat NY)

Panel seeks diploma privilege for law grads (Hudson Valley 360)

Lawmakers seek diploma privilege for law grads amid looming virtual bar exam (Livingston County News)

Law School Grads, Legislators Say N.Y. Online Bar Exam Risky (Bloomberg Law)

'The Test Is Being Prioritized Over Graduates.' New York's Bar Plan Slammed by Examinees and Lawmakers (

Local Electeds Move Against City Parking Placard Abuse (Brooklyn Heights Blog)

INSIGHT: Beyond the Bar Exam—Covid-19’s Call to the Legal World (Bloomberg Law)

City Investigators Probing Dob, Building Owner For Collapse Of Carroll Gardens Gym (Brooklyn Paper)

Simon on the Census (KCP)

Brooklyn leaders urge everyone to complete the Census, with high stakes in the balance (amNY)

Simon Stands for People with Dyslexia (KCP)

Hundreds of New York Law Professors Endorse Emergency Diploma Privilege (

Assemblymember Simon Reminds eligible households about the COVID Rent Relief Program (Brooklyn Eagle)

New bill seeks to repeal state law governing admissions to NYC’s specialized high schools (Chalkbeat NY)

Black Lives Matter Mural Unveiled Outside Borough Hall, Near New Blm Boulevard (Brooklyn Paper)

Neighbors Put on Socially Distanced Graduation in Boerum Hill (Brownstoner)

BloomAgainBklyn recycles beauty in fresh flower arrangements for those in need (Brooklyn Eagle)

Simon, Kavanagh Promote Legislation to Identify, Fine Overweight Trucks Using BQE (Brooklyn Heights Blog)

New bill to identify and fine illegal trucks on BQE addresses years of abuse by overweight inland haulers (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)