“Criminalizing poverty: Homeless in Harlem complain of NYPD harassment”

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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, a homeless woman, who only wanted to be identified as Lala, asks for money on a street corner in New York. Dealing with New York City’s homeless has become a contentious issue between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio. Cuomo promised his own proposal and will likely reference it in his State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, a homeless woman, who only wanted to be identified as Lala, asks for money on a street corner in New York. Dealing with New York City’s homeless has become a contentious issue between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio. Cuomo promised his own proposal and will likely reference it in his State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)