Governor Cuomo: Have the courage to tax the rich

Albany, NY – In response to Governor Cuomo and New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica today calling for unilateral authority to make cuts to New York State’s budget, Stanley Fritz, Political Director of Citizen Action of New York, released the following...
Activist Check-in: Who do you love?

Activist Check-in: Who do you love?

Dear Activist, I hope you had a Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s been another busy week here at Citizen Action! And a trying one. Activists have been showing up at the Capitol all week to demand budget justice from our state leaders! We’re fighting for a progressive NY...
Activist Check-in: We Won’t Go Back

Activist Check-in: We Won’t Go Back

Dear Activist, I hope you’re doing well! So much has happened since our last check-in. We’re still going hard to defend our new pretrial laws. Republican lawmakers, district attorneys, prosecutors and law enforcement officials have been using tragic situations,...
Activist Check-in: Putting It All Out There

Activist Check-in: Putting It All Out There

Dear Activist, This is an important time to make our demands clear to our leaders in Albany. Last week, Governor Cuomo unveiled his proposed spending plan for the year, totaling $178 billion. We expect one-house budgets from both houses of the Legislature soon, and...