City Council fights to keep CUNY Prep program

Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposed budget does not

Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposed budget does not contain the CUNY Prep program. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

Members of the City Council are fighting to get the CUNY Prep program back into the city's budget.

Mayor Bill de Blasio released the city's new budget totaling about $74 billion, but the CUNY Prep program was no longer included.

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito and Councilman Jimmy Vacca are now listening to students that have benefited from the program in an effort to secure...

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