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 […]
The NYS Independence Party has been a thorn in the side of Progressives and Democrats for years, impeding efforts to elect candidates who share our values..
With the New York Democratic Committee meeting fast approaching on May 20-22nd , the Progressive Caucus will be submitting resolutions – in both a Caucus and individual capacity – to be voted upon in that meeting. At the last State Committee meeting in October, we unanimously supported a resolution calling upon the Independent Democratic Conference […]
At our last meeting of the Progressive Caucus we discussed that issue on both a philosophical and pragmatic level, and came to the conclusion: no you cannot be both a member of the NYS Senate IDC and a progressive Democrat. Those positions are not merely theoretically incompatible, they are politically at odds. The resolution, which […]
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 […]
We thank our fellow New York State Democrats for making our initial meeting of the New York State Democratic Committee Progressive Caucus such a resounding success! Not only did we have over 80 attendees at our very first Caucus meeting, our very first resolution (by Jo Anne Simon), calling upon disgraced Assemblymember Vito Lopez to […]