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    De Blasio, In State Of The City, Focuses On Income Inequality

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York, who won a sweeping victory in November promising to address the city’s deep economic inequalities, used his first State of the City speech on Monday to propose measures that he said would protect the poor, encourage undocumented immigrants to participate in city life and raise the minimum wage to help lift residents into the middle class.