Update: Illegal Hotels Legislation & Increased Investment


New York City is make tremendous gains in the fight against illegal hotels and their threat to the city’s withering affordable housing. Progressive Caucus members are seeing considerable returns for their advocacy with new tools and resources to address this burgeoning problem. Continue reading

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PC Commends NYS Public Sector Living Wage

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On this week’s Fight for $15 National Day of Action, Progressive Caucus members applauded Governor Cuomo’s minimum wage increase for New York State public sector employees. Council Members have long advocated for a living wage through legislative action for fast food workers (R. 279) and city workers (R. 198) in order to combat poverty and reduce inequality.   Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Endorses Move NY


The Progressive Caucus is committed to pursuing a more just and equal New York. With ADVANCEMENT goals including Vital Investments in Public Services, Environmental Justice and Sustainability and New Livable Streets Model, it will continue to promote transportation reforms and investments that address inequality. With these considerations, Caucus members support the Move NY plan as an important opportunity to increase city-wide transit access. Continue reading

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ADVANCEMENT Policy Conference


The Progressive Caucus has established the eleven-point ADVANCEMENT framework that outlines the legislative, budget and advocacy goals for this term. With a steadfast commitment to a more equal and more just New York, the ADVANCEMENT Agenda shapes the Caucus’ vision for public policies that reduce inequality. Continue reading

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ADVANCEMENT Conference 2015

Please join NYC Council Progressive Caucus Members and allies for an opportunity to discuss public policies and legislative priorities aimed at reducing inequality and improving our communities. Event is free and open to the public.

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