Activist Check In: 59 Days and Counting

Activist Check In: 59 Days and Counting

Dear Activist, Our rent laws expire in 59 days and we’re fighting hard for rent stabilization laws and tenant protections that allow people to thrive. In Kingston, rents have increased by 50% since 2002, while wages have actually gone down. That’s the...
Activist Check In: Excuses Won’t Cut It

Activist Check In: Excuses Won’t Cut It

Dear Activist, It’s been a full week of action around the state. We only have a few days left to get our priorities in the final budget. This includes small donor public financing, $1.2 billion in Foundation Aid for our schools, and $20 million in funding for...
Activist Check In: Go Big, Democrats!

Activist Check In: Go Big, Democrats!

Dear Activist, We did it! Not only is small donor public financing in the Senate and Assembly budget proposals, we got our elected leaders to place a $1.2 billion down payment on the $4.1 billion owed to our public schools. We’ll be pounding the pavement over...