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Schumer Endorses Todd Kaminsky for Assembly

October 29, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has endorsed former federal prosecutor Todd Kaminsky to represent New York’s 20th Assembly District in Long Island. “Todd Kaminsky is exactly the kind of talented, dedicated public servant we need in Albany,” Sen. Schumer said. “As a federal prosecutor, he proved himself to be a relentless defender of New Yorkers—successfully prosecuting scam artists, drug kingpins and corrupt government officials.

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Supreme Court Blocks Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

October 16, 2014
By Mike Hall Reprinted: http://www.aflcio.org


Washington DC - The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked Wisconsin from implementing the nation’s strictest voter photo ID law that could have denied more than 300,000 registered voters the right to vote in the Nov. 4 election.

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Schneiderman and Di Napoli Urge NYC to Vote for Democrats Nov. 4th

October 29, 2014
By Stephanie West


New York, NY As election day nears, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Tom DiNapoli are urging New Yorkers to vote for Democrats on November 4th.

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Redistricted Lines Rigged to Maintain Power

October 9, 2014
By Neal Tepel


New York, NY – The Citizens Union has released a report examining the election results following the 2012 redistricting process. State legislators once again used a rigged process to maximize their hold on power in each house.  

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Who Will Be the NYS Senate "Cappo Di Tutti Capi”

October 29, 2014
By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz


Bronx, NY - The windows are open and the bookies are taking bets for the political horse race to see which of the three State Senators – Dean Skelos, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, or Jeff Klein – will cross the finish line first and claim the prize as the “Cappo di tutti capi” of the New York State Senate.

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Teamsters Back Viverito’s Immigration Bill

October 8, 2014
By Stephanie West


New York, NY – Teamsters Joint Council 16 President George Miranda has announced his union’s support of legislation introduced by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The Speaker’s bill would prevent the Department of Corrections from assisting the federal government with immigration enforcement and deportations, unless a warrant is issued by a federal judge.

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