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Testimony regarding school-based education cuts

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Education Committee regarding school-based education budget cuts for September 2022.

Testimony regarding the New York City FY23 Executive Budget and Capital Commitment Plan

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Finance regarding the city's fiscal year 2023 executive budget and capital commitment plan.

UFT President Michael Mulgrew

Testimony regarding the NYC FY23 preliminary budget and the preliminary capital commitment plan for FY23-26

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding the NYC FY23 preliminary budget and the preliminary capital commitment plan for FY23-26.

UFT President Michael Mulgrew

Testimony regarding mayoral control of public schools in New York City

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York State Senate and New York City Committees on Education and the New York State Assembly Committee on Education regarding mayoral control of New York City public schools.

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Testimony regarding the proposed FY23 Executive Budget

United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York State Senate & Assembly Committees on Finance, Ways & Means and Education regarding the proposed FY23 Executive Budget.

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Testimony on changes to municipal retirees' health care plan

UFT Welfare Fund Executive Director Geof Sorkin testified before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor regarding changes to municipal retirees' health care plan.

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Testimony on Int. 2374-2021 to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to classroom capacity

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education in regards to Int. 2374-2021, a bill to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to classroom capacity.

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Testimony regarding high hospital costs and the impact on healthcare access

Geofrey Sorkin, UFT Welfare Fund Executive Director, testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding high hospital costs and the impact on healthcare access.

2021–22 School Reopening

Testimony on changes in the DOE's COVID-19 protocols and implementation of the vaccine mandate

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding changes in the DOE's COVID-19 protocols and implementation of the vaccine mandate.

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Testimony to review how school districts are spending Foundation Aid and American Rescue Plan funds

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York State Senate Committees on Education, NYC Education, and Budget and Revenue to review how school districts are spending Foundation Aid and American Rescue Plan funds.