Worried and Nervous? We Need a Plan
The results of last Tuesday’s elections left me, like many of you, worried and nervous. We Need a Plan In the words of former Congressmember Steve Israel, “this was a shellacking on a thumping” for Democrats in New York and nationally.”
Progressive Caucus Calls for Governor Cuomo’s Resignation
Today New York Attorney General Tish James issued a comprehensive report extensively detailing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sexual misconduct while in office, misconduct that clearly violated state and federal sexual harassment laws.
Black Lives Matter Resolution
Progressive Caucus Resolution in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement And the Principles of Equity, Justice, Inclusion and Change that It Embodies WHEREAS, the NYSDC recognizes that people of color or those experiencing poverty have not always been treated with
John Lewis-Absentee Voting-Diversity
I hope all of you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during this difficult period. I write after the recent death of the extraordinary activist, elected official, and human being John Lewis – a man who truly changed
Absentee Ballot Voting – a Progressive’s Dream? Not so Fast!
Absentee Ballot Voting and Vote By Mail Are Not Always the Same As Dutchess Democratic County leader and Vice Chair of the New York Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, I have long fought for more accessible ballot access, believing that it will
Questions for Jay Jacobs and a Resolution to End Fusion Voting
Nassau County Chair Jay Jacobs is running for State Chair. He will be meeting with the Progressive Caucus on Sunday March 3rd in the evening, prior the official business meeting of New York State Democratic Committee on March 4th. The purpose
Addressing Sexual Harassment
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
Interim Progressive Caucus Meeting Update
The Interim Progressive Caucus Meeting is this Saturday February 2nd, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the law firm of Kaplan, Hecker & Fink located in the Empire State Building at 350 Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. RSVP here. The major topics to be covered at