Statement: City of Albany Must Ban Tear Gas

Albany, NY – In response to the proposed tear gas ban being voted on April 19 in the Albany Common Council, Ivette Alfonso, president of Citizen Action of New York, released the following statement: “Tear gas, a chemical weapon already banned in warfare, has no place...

On the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Albany, NY – In response to the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, Ivette Alfonso, President of Citizen Action of New York issued the following statement: “The devastation and suffering inflicted by the Trump administration can never be forgotten. But...

Every vote counts. Count every vote!

Albany, NY – In response to the 2020 election and ongoing vote count, Stanley Fritz, Political Director of Citizen Action of New York released the following statement: What we’re seeing across the country is unprecedented turnout and millions of newly engaged...

Gov. Cuomo: Stop all evictions now

Albany, NY — In response to Governor Cuomo’s decision to extend the eviction moratorium, Stanley Fritz, Political Director of Citizen Action of New York, released the following statement: “Governor Cuomo’s decision to extend the eviction moratorium is a positive...