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Mary Jo Dudley comments in New York Times on immigration and farmers

Mar 18, 2019

" It has long been an open secret in upstate New York that the dairy industry has been able to survive only by relying on undocumented immigrants for its work force. Now, this region has become a national focal point in the debate over President Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants and their role in agriculture."

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David Kay joins panel on the 'Green New Deal' for Tompkins County

Mar 14, 2019

"Since it entered the popular lexicon last fall, the Green New Deal has sparked fresh debates about the role of government in addressing climate change, economic inequality and social justice. The Tompkins County Environmental Management Council held a panel Tuesday, March 12, to dig into Green New Deal proposals at the federal, state and local level."