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While Superstorm Sandy ravaged communities regardless of race or class, the storm exacerbated already stark inequality in New York.  With thousands still without electricity, widespread mold...
02/08/13
The campaign to raise New York State’s minimum wage intensified last week. Governor Cuomo is hard at work on the issue, declaring, in his recent State of the State address, his strong support for a...
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
The Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council has released a powerful 13 point vision for a progressive New York City in 2013, as the city gears up for citywide elections.  CPD played a major...
02/08/13
CPD congratulates our friends at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) for their successful advocacy to pass a statewide highway safety law, which will enable over 250,...
02/08/13
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
At $7.25 per hour, New York’s minimum wage remains decades out of date.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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