For the past couple of weeks, faith leaders from across New York hopped in a bus and brought their message to New Yorkers across Upstate. That message: we can’t let the Romney-Ryan budget come to pass. The budget would effectively destroy Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as we know it and overwhelmingly bring further hardship to impoverished and hard-working families.
These families need a break and we need elected leaders who will be the voice for all New Yorkers not just for wealthy CEO campaign contributors. We need budget that seeks to provide a pathway out of poverty not one that bulldozes that path through cuts to crucial job training programs, early childhood education and nutrition assistance.
Below is a compilation of news clips and videos from the different tour stops. We’ll be updating this post in the future as the tour continues across New York: