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03/12/2019 | Published by: The MidHudson News
03/12/2019

Newburgh supports rent control, tenant protections

Newburgh supports rent control, tenant protections

The Newburgh City Council Monday night went on record supporting rent control and tenants’ rights protection. Council members voted to urge the state to enact those measures.

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03/12/2019 | The MidHudson News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/12/2019 | Published by: Pacific Standard
03/12/2019

Mainstream Medicare-for-All Proposals Just Got a Lot More Inclusive

Mainstream Medicare-for-All Proposals Just Got a Lot More Inclusive

Last week, that changed. After meetings with a team of experts arranged by Ady Barkan, an organizer with the Center for Popular Democracy Action, Sanders and Jayapal have agreed to add these...

03/12/2019 | Pacific Standard | Civic Engagement

The Health 202: Jayapal's Medicare-for-all bill reflects influence of hard-line progressive groups

The measure bears the signs of close involvement by National Nurses United, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, Public Citizen, Social Security Works...

03/11/2019 | The Washington Post | Civic Engagement

The White House Thinks It’s ‘Sad’ That JPMorgan Is Divesting From Private Prisons

“We are here denouncing Jamie Dimon’s hypocrisy. On one hand he criticizes Trump’s inhumane policies of separating families while his company JPMorgan Chase finances the country’s largest private...

03/11/2019 | Observer | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
03/11/2019 | Published by: ThinkProgress
03/11/2019

Trump prioritizes school choice, charter schools in latest budget proposal

Trump prioritizes school choice, charter schools in latest budget proposal

"In the years since the Supreme Court struck down critical protections in the Voting Rights Act, voters of color have faced intimidation, voter suppression and an outright theft of our electoral...

03/11/2019 | ThinkProgress | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
03/10/2019 | Published by: Observer-Dispatch
03/10/2019

Water infrastructure critical to all local governments

Water infrastructure critical to all local governments

Providing clean drinking water to every resident in the city of Oneida is one of our city government’s most important services. Up-to-date water mains, sewer pipes, and wastewater treatment plants...

03/10/2019 | Observer-Dispatch | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/10/2019 | Published by: BuzzFeed News
03/10/2019

Opinion: We Can't Let Right-Wing Hypocrites Weaponize Anti-Semitism

Opinion: We Can't Let Right-Wing Hypocrites Weaponize Anti-Semitism

Brad Lander is a member of the New York City Council, and the board chair of Local Progress, a national network of progressive local elected officials.

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03/10/2019 | BuzzFeed News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Center for Popular Democracy Applauds House for Passing Proactive Democracy and Ethics Reform

03.08.2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the House of Representatives passed the first...

03/8/2019 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Oregon just enacted statewide rent control—and it could be a model for the country

Rent stabilization measures could go a long way to alleviate the country’s affordable housing crisis, according to the “Our Homes, Our Future: How Rent Control Can Build Stable, Healthy...

03/8/2019 | Curbed | Advocating for Housing Justice

Immigrant Advocates Just Got JPMorgan Chase to Stop Financing Private Prisons

On March 5, JPMorgan Chase made headlines by announcing that the bank would no longer finance private-prison and immigrant-detention companies. This is the first major bank to make such an...

03/8/2019 | The Nation | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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RT @Action_NC: At the #backersofhate @BankofAmerica shareholder meeting today, we asked them to stop financing #privateprisons. They said…

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