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Voters Will Decide Education Bond Act This Fall

Andrew Tarwerdi August 18, 2014 0

WXXI | August 18, 2014 | Column by Karen Dewitt Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms. 

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CVH Power, CANY and VOCAL-AF Endorse Lori Boozer (AD55)

Andrew Tarwerdi August 15, 2014 0

Community Voices Heard Power | August 15, 2014 | Press Release Media Contact: Sondra Youdelman (CVH Power) – 718-839-4474 Alyssa Aguilera (VOCAL-NY Action Fund) – 917-200-1446 PROGRESSIVE COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ENDORSE DEMOCRAT LORI BOOZER FOR ASSEMBLY  Three

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Vigils held in Kingston, Poughkeepsie in response to police killing in Missouri, NYC

Andrew Tarwerdi August 15, 2014 0

Daily Freeman | August 15, 2014 | Mid-Hudson News Network Column KINGSTON >> Residents gathered Thursday evening at Kingston City Hall and in front of the Dutchess County Jail in Poughkeepsie to honor the

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Speaking out in silence

Andrew Tarwerdi August 14, 2014 0

WBNG | August 14, 2014 | Column by Julianne Peixoto Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) People across the United States Thursday night observed a moment of silence in honor of victims of police brutality. After

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Moment of Silence Held in Memory of Michael Brown

Andrew Tarwerdi August 14, 2014 0

WICZ | August 14, 2014 | Staff Report Amidst fiery rallies and violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri over the killing of 18 year old Michael Brown, Kymel Yard and many others are gathering across

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Blake fights residency status, receives endorsement of progressive-minded coalition

Andrew Tarwerdi August 14, 2014 0

Amsterdam News | August 14, 2014 | Column by Stephon Johnson Michael Blake, a candidate for New York’s 79th Assembly District seat, was stuck in a battle with other candidates in court to prove

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#NMOS14 Tonight In Albany

Andrew Tarwerdi August 14, 2014 0

WAMC | August 14, 2014 | Column by Dave Lucas A National Moment of Silence takes place tonight, with the country again debating race, violence and the role of the police.  The fatal police

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Albany takes part in National Moment of Silence for police brutality victims

Andrew Tarwerdi August 14, 2014 0

WNYT | August 14, 2014 | Staff Report Albany residents say they plan to participate tonight in a National Moment of Silence for victims of police brutality. The peaceful demonstration will take place on

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Progressive Power Coalition Endorses Michael Blake (AD79)

Andrew Tarwerdi August 12, 2014 0

Progressive Power Coalition | August 12, 2014 | Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sondra Youdelman (CVH Power) – 718-839-4474 Alyssa Aguilera (VOCAL-NY Action Fund) – 917-200-1446 LEADING GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS ENDORSE MICHAEL BLAKE FOR ASSEMBLY

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Advocates: State short $5.9B in school funding

Andrew Tarwerdi August 11, 2014 0

Times Union | August 11, 2014 | Column by Benjamin Oreskes Education leaders, some elected officials support more aid Albany Education advocates and several elected officials want more money for schools — a lot

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