What Powers Prosperity?

What Powers Prosperity?

Here’s a very clear answer: Working families and the middle class – we are the engines of the economy. It’s not the stock market or corporate profits that make the economy work for people. When we have good jobs, we can educate our kids, care for our families,...
Gov. Cuomo’s Missed Opportunity

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...
The People’s State of the State

The People’s State of the State

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 growing inequality and the state’s...
Moral Monday to Fight for Fairness in Education

Moral Monday to Fight for Fairness in Education

One thousand parents, students and teachers from across New York came together in the State Capitol on January 12 to call on Governor Cuomo to fully and fairly fund public schools in his 2015 state budget. They were joined by Reverend William Barber, president of the...

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