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Trump's Justice Department Just Declared All-Out War on Obamacare. What Does It Mean?

The Justice Department's recent move is "absolutely outrageous," says Jennifer Flynn, a co-organizer of Birddog Nation, a national grassroots network of activists who hound candidates on health...

03/29/2019 | The Body | Civic Engagement

Center for Popular Democracy Responds to Green New Deal Resolution Vote

03.27.2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the Senate vote today on the Green New Deal, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Dianne Enriquez, Co-...

03/27/2019 | Organizing for Climate Justice

Stephen Moore is Not Suitable for the Fed

03.25.2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to President Trump's nomination of Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the Fed Up campaign released the...

03/25/2019 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/25/2019 | Published by: The Harvard Law Record
03/25/2019

Mythbusters: Top Five Myths About Prison Divestment

Mythbusters: Top Five Myths About Prison Divestment

The prison-industrial complex also included financial services firm JP Morgan Chase & Co until recently. Under pressure from activist groups Make the Road New York & the Center for Popular...

03/25/2019 | The Harvard Law Record | Holding Wall Street Accountable
03/24/2019 | Published by: Times Record Herald
03/24/2019

Newburgh backs universal rent control laws

Newburgh backs universal rent control laws

City officials in Newburgh threw their support behind a statewide initiative to regulate rental rates and bolster protections for tenants and landlords through universal rent control laws.

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03/24/2019 | Times Record Herald | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/23/2019 | Published by: The Daily Freeman
03/23/2019

Kingston mayor, police chief back driver licenses for undocumented immigrants

Kingston mayor, police chief back driver licenses for undocumented immigrants

Mayor Steve Noble and Police Chief Egidio Tinti endorsed the proposal, which drew support from  Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa and Saugerties Police Chief Joseph Sinagara last week.

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03/23/2019 | The Daily Freeman | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/22/2019 | Published by: National Real Estate Investor
03/22/2019

A REIT Caught Up in the Immigrant Detention Debate Tries to Re-Brand to Clear its Image

A REIT Caught Up in the Immigrant Detention Debate Tries to Re-Brand to Clear its Image

Bowing to pressure from immigration activists, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank recently vowed to halt financing for private prisons and immigration detention centers—a move that directly...

03/22/2019 | National Real Estate Investor | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
03/21/2019 | Published by: Truthdig
03/21/2019

The Washington Post's Disgraceful Coverage of Medicare-for-All

The Washington Post's Disgraceful Coverage of Medicare-for-All

Among the “hard-line liberal groups and unions” the article refers to in its headline and lead is the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities, a coalition of approximately 100 national disability...

03/21/2019 | Truthdig | Civic Engagement
03/21/2019 | Published by: Hudson Valley 360
03/21/2019

Council split on opening door to rent stabilization

Council split on opening door to rent stabilization

Before and after the vote, Common Council President Thomas DePietro reminded council members that the resolution to be voted on would not institute rent control or rent stabilization in Hudson,...

03/21/2019 | Hudson Valley 360 | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

U.S. Sen. Baldwin: Joins U.S. Rep. Pascrell to reintroduce tax reform to close tax loophole for millionaires and billionaires on Wall Street

The Carried Interest Fairness Act is supported by the AFL-CIO, The Agenda Project, American Family Voices, American Federation of Government Employees, American Federation of State County and...

03/19/2019 | Wisconsin Politics | Improving Job Quality

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