Progressive Caucus condemns “Peek-A-Boo” campaign

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Members of the City Council Progressive Caucus are outraged and disappointed at the recent correspondence by Sgt. Ed Mullins, President of the NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association, encouraging the union’s members to publicize images of some of our most vulnerable New Yorkers. Continue reading

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Progressives Stand with Planned Parenthood

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Progressive leaders went on record last week to defend reproductive health care access in New York and nationwide, in the face of remarkably coordinated and vicious attacks. Continue reading

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Caucus & Citi Bike Discuss Improvements, Opportunities and Expansion

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Last Month, Progressive Caucus members welcomed Citi Bike leadership to City Hall to discuss system improvements, ridership data and expansion plans. Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Victory on Increased Funding to Combat Illegal Hotels

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Photo by: William Alatriste – NYC Council

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader and Chair of the Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Council’s Contracts Committee, joined their progressive colleagues to applaud the allocation of nearly double the amount of funding to target illegal conversions of residential units to hotel rooms, known as illegal hotels, in the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for the City of New York. Continue reading

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Adopted FY16 Budget Response

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Photo by: William Alatriste – NYC Council

New York, NY—The New York City Council Progressive Caucus applauds Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Chairwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and Mayor Bill de Blasio for proposing and adopting a fiscally responsible and socially inclusive budget for the upcoming year.  Continue reading

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