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The Progressive Caucus Meeting February 16th, 2018

Progressive Caucus member Jo Anne Simon_Vice Chair Elise Sumner

The Progressive Caucus will be holding its meeting this Friday February 16th from from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Special Business meeting held at Labor Temple located at 890 Third Street in Albany. The primary purpose of our Caucus meeting is to discuss our resolution calling for a JCOPE investigation into the allegations…

Power in Unity

Power in Unity

“There is more power in unity than division.” ~ Emanuel Cleaver Dear Fellow Dems, We live in disquieting times. The 2016 election saw our worst nightmares come true. But Democrats do not give up. We stand strongest together – there IS power in unity. So, we will put aside minor differences that could divide us. We…

Abolish the IDC

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At our last meeting our august Vice Chair, Elisa Sumner, led the Progressive Caucus in a rousing discussion of what are key steps in actually moving forward real progress in New York State. The Caucus’ conclusion: abolish the IDC. Elisa made it clear how unhappy real Democrats are with the IDC’s continuing relationship with the…

Dutchess County Dems Host Awards Brunch

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Dutchess County Dems May 1st Brunch features keynote address by Carl Heastie, Speaker of the NYS Assembly and remarks by Basil Smilke, NYS Democratic Party Executive Director. On Sunday, May 1st the Dutchess County Dems and Chairwoman Elisa Sumner will honor Alice and Fred Bunnell, Micki Strawinski and Francine Umparo at the Dutchess Golf Club, 2628…

April 26th Organizing and Policy Meeting

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Fellow Democrats Invited to April 26th Meeting. The Progressive Caucus of the New York State Democratic Committee invites you to an organizing and policy meeting that we will be holding on Sunday, April 26th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at 22 East 18th Street, Apt 4E in Manhattan between Broadway and Fifth Avenue.  Bill Samuels…

Welcome to the NYS Democratic Committee Progressive Caucus

NYS Democratic Committtee Progressive Caucus

Welcome to to the NYS Democratic Committee Progressive Caucus website. We will be populating this location with useful and timely content – minutes, meeting agendas, resolutions, top issues and our press coverage – in the VERY NEAR future. Sign up to receive our announcements and bulletins Correspond with our Board Members here Chair – Rachel Lavine,…