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Cuomo Outlines Plans for New York State of State Speech

Governor Andrew Cuomo this week delivered his 2012 State of the State Address in which he outlined a comprehensive agenda that builds on the success of last year. This included strengthening the state’s legacy as one of the nation’s most progressive and investing billions of dollars in key public-private sector partnerships and rebuilding infrastructure to […]readmore

Green Movements Grow in Central Brooklyn

Last weekend, November 19-21, the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community convened at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation and around the world. The 3-day conference, attended by more than 500 people, was hosted by […]readmore

Gov. Paterson Impresses Diverse Audience at Brooklyn Town Hall Meeting:

A confident Governor Paterson was well-received at a Town Hall meeting about the New York State budget at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall on Monday and no one can accuse him of sugar-coating the economic message.   Paterson began with a brief historical analysis of how governments have changed the names of financial problems from Poland’s Crisis of […]readmore

Coalition Campaigns to End Prison-Based Gerrymandering

Senator Eric T. Schneiderman and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries joined forces with a statewide coalition today to announce a new organizing campaign plan to end prison-based gerrymandering in New York State before the 2010 Census. The coalition’s goal is to organize across the state to pass Senator Schneiderman’s bill that would require New York State to […]readmore