Releases and Advisories

08.04.2016


Yesterday, in a wide-ranging on-the-record conversation with community members, including people struggling to survive on poverty wages, Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari articulated a strong commitment to promoting racial and economic...

07.27.2016

NEW YORK – After months of saying wages were "too high", Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has come out in favor of raising the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour. He made the comments to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly.

JoEllen Chernow, who leads the...

07.22.2016


 


NEW YORK - The Fed Up campaign cheered the inclusion of reforms to the Federal Reserve in the Democratic Party platform that they have championed since the coalition was launched in 2014.


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07.10.2016


NEW YORK – In the wake of a devastating week of police killings, a Supreme Court decision to freeze an executive action that would have helped five million immigrants, and racist attacks from leading Presidential candidates that have spurred many to...

07.05.2016


NEW YORK – The first draft of the Democratic Party's 2016 platform calls for a historic reform that would make the Federal Reserve more representative of the American people and eliminate the power of executives at financial institutions to appoint or...

06.30.2016


National – Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced significant improvements to their delinquent mortgage...

06.23.2016


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy deplores the Supreme Court's 4-4 deadlock on President Obama’s executive actions, which will prevent implementation of the orders granting administrative relief to millions of immigrant families.

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06.20.2016


NEW YORK - One day before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s bi-annual congressional testimony, the Fed Up coalition released a proposed slate of 39 candidates to sit on the board of directors at the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks who represent...

06.08.2016


NEW YORK – The New York State Progressive Elected Officials Network (NYS PEN), a coalition of dozens of local elected officials around the state, urged lawmakers in Albany to vote down legislation to prevent cities and towns from passing local...

06.08.2016


NEW YORK – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York will become the first state in the nation to curb the power of independent expenditure campaigns unleashed by the 2010 Supreme Court case Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission.

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