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Immigration reform grabbed national headlines last week, as Congressional leaders and the White House released new principles for federal legislation. Alongside the possibility of citizenship...
02/08/13
December saw Local Progress, the new national municipal policy network, take action on cutbacks to crucial services at the local level. With the President and Congress locked in a high-stakes game...
02/08/13
Last Saturday, 37 progressive elected officials from 32 municipalities around the country came together to form Local Progress, a network of progressive municipal electeds dedicated to promoting just...
11/26/12
CPD congratulates our good friends, the Maine People’s Alliance, for the vital role they played in the success of the Maine marriage equality referendum on election night.   The victory represents...
11/26/12
Last week, the County Executive of Suffolk County, Long Island signed a new Executive Order that will provide comprehensive interpretation and translation services at all county agencies for more...
11/26/12
Over one million New York City workers lack paid sick time to care for themselves or their loved ones. For these workers, the choice is stark: work through illness, endangering coworkers and...
11/26/12
Enthusiastic congratulations also to our core partner, CASA de Maryland, for leading the referendum fight on the Maryland DREAM Act, which was approved overwhelmingly by Maryland voters on November...
11/26/12
Warehouse workers within Walmart’s supply chain in New Jersey, Illinois, and California frequently complain of unsafe working conditions, poverty wages and the underpayment of wages. CPD is...
11/26/12
At $7.25 per hour, New York’s minimum wage remains decades out of date. With growing numbers of New York State residents relying on low-wage jobs to survive, too many workers do not earn enough to...
11/26/12

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