Governor Cuomo, fund our schools!

New York has the most racially and economically segregated schools in the nation. But Gov. Cuomo is missing his opportunity to fix that problem through his budget.

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NY House Republicans: Stop the attack on Social Security!

On day one of the new Congress, the Republican House approved a rule change that could force a cut in Social Security benefits to millions of people who are unable to work because of serious medical conditions.

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DA Donovan: Release the Eric Garner transcripts!

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan failed to bring even a single charge against the officer who killed Eric Garner. Now, Donovan is trying to stop New York City Public Advocate Tish James from unsealing the transcript of the case.


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Gov. Cuomo’s Missed Opportunity

I just left the Empire State Plaza Convention Center where Governor Cuomo presented his agenda for this year’s legislative session. He’s calling his policy package the “New York State of Opportunity Agenda,” but when you look at what he’s proposing, it seems more like...

Governor Cuomo’s “Missed Opportunity” Agenda

Governor Cuomo presented his 2015 state budget today, and it’s not looking good – unless you’re one of his billionaire campaign backers.   Besides a plan to privatize the State Fairgrounds and doubling down on a broken teach to the test model of...

The People’s State of the State

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Held the day before Governor Cuomo’s State of the State, the People’s State of the State is meant to highlight issues that are often lost in the Governor’s speech: the needs of the poor, New York’s...

Legislators, Community Groups Demand Equitable School Funding

Led by Assembly Education Committee Chair Catherine Nolan and Senator Kevin Parker, 80 legislators wrote to Governor Cuomo today, the day before his State of the State address, to call on him to fully fund our public education system so that every child, regardless of...

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