Releases and Advisories

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 – Yesterday, voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition I to raise the minimum wage and provide earned sick days to all workers in the city of San Diego. With 100% of election day votes counted, Proposition I is expected to pass by more than 63...

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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06.03.2016



NEW YORK – In response to one of the most disappointing jobs reports in years, the Fed Up coalition urged the Federal Reserve to avoid an interest rate increase that would further put the brakes on the economy. The May jobs report showed...

06.02.2016


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy cheered ...

06.01.2016


CHICAGO – Last night, the Illinois legislature passed Automatic Voter Registration (AVR), setting the state on a path to be the fifth state in the country with such a policy. The...

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