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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

Common Council strengthens tenant rights laws amid other major resolutions

Local renter protections passed by Ithaca City Council: (Seph Murtaugh, Duc Nguyen, George McGonigle, Laura Lewis, and Cynthia Brock) “The new tenant’s rights resolutions establish that the...

03/7/2019 | ithaca.com | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Common Council strengthens tenant rights laws amid other major resolutions

Local renter protections passed by Ithaca City Council: (Seph Murtaugh, Duc Nguyen, George McGonigle, Laura Lewis, and Cynthia Brock) “The new tenant’s rights resolutions establish that the...

03/7/2019 | ithaca.com | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Common Council strengthens tenant rights laws amid other major resolutions

Local renter protections passed by Ithaca City Council: (Seph Murtaugh, Duc Nguyen, George McGonigle, Laura Lewis, and Cynthia Brock) “The new tenant’s rights resolutions establish that the...

03/7/2019 | ithaca.com | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/7/2019 | Published by: American Banker
03/7/2019

Bankshot Welcome to Operation Choke Point 2.0

Bankshot Welcome to Operation Choke Point 2.0

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03/7/2019 | American Banker | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Following Sustained Campaign, JP Morgan Chase and Co Divests From Private Prison Operators

Common Dreams reported that civil rights groups, like Make the Road NY, the Center for Popular Democracy and New York Communities for Change, were among the organizations credited with pressuring...

03/7/2019 | People's Dispatch | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Local legislators support bill to grant driver's licenses regardless of immigration status

Legislator Anna Kelles, who worked on the resolution, said the bill being considered are not intended fix anything about immigration on a federal level, but is specifically designed to improve...

03/6/2019 | The Ithaca Voice | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

JPMorgan Chase Stops Funding Private Prison Companies, and Immigration Activists Applaud

Ana Maria Archila is the co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy, a national network of community organizations and individuals that has organized public protests at the bank’s...

03/6/2019 | The New York Times | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Activists Deliver 750,000+ Petition Signatures Urging the Senate to Revoke Trump's National Emergency Declaration

The petition signatures were collected by CREDO, Public Citizen, Color Of Change, Win Without War, United We Dream, MoveOn, NDWA, UltraViolet, DailyKos, Defending Rights & Dissent, Bend the...

03/6/2019 | Common Dreams | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Legislators urge state to 'double down' on funding for water infrastructure improvements

With a resolution passed Tuesday, Tompkins County legislators are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state leaders to "double down" on water infrastructure funding through the Water Infrastructure...

03/6/2019 | The Ithaca Voice | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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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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