Women’s Issues

Addressing Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harrassment Hearing

The Progressive Caucus’ newly formed subcommittee Addressing Sexual Harassment, chaired by State Committeewoman Lauren Trapanotto and Erica Vladimer, has been working with the Sexual Harassment Working Group to demand that New York lead on combating gender-based discrimination and harassment. The SHWG was formed by a group of seven former New York State Legislative staffers, all…

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…

Rising Up

Rising Up

Events, horrible and extraordinary, keep overtaking my writing of this post. Suffice it to say that we are clearly engaged in the most important political fight of all of our lives. The good news is that every day Americans are rising up to resist him, many of whom have never been political before. The Women’s…

NYS Democratic Committee Progressive Caucus to Meet in Rye Brook NY, on October 21st

Hon Deborah Glick

We are delighted to announce that the NYS Democratic Committee Progressive Caucus upcoming meeting in Rye Brook NY, at the Westchester Hilton, on October 21st, will host Assemblymember Deborah Glick discussing the 2013 Women’s Equality Act proposed by Governor Cuomo.  Last session, the bill passed in the Assembly and failed in the Senate, in part due to the resistance of the…