*MEDIA ADVISORY*
January 3, 2012   

CONTACT: Mary Tek, Coordinator

212-341-9509 / nyccprogresscaucus@gmail.com

City Council to Vote on Resolution Opposing United States Supreme Court Citizens United Ruling

NEW YORK, NY — The New York City Council will vote on a resolution, sponsored by Progressive Caucus Members Brad Lander, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Stephen Levin with the co-sponsorship of the entirety of the Progressive Caucus and the support of Speaker Christine Quinn, that opposes the United States Supreme Court Citizens United ruling giving corporations the same First Amendment rights as people, including the protection of unregulated campaign donations as freedom of speech, and that calls for a return to pre-2010 regulations.

WHO: Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council
WHAT: New York City Council Stated Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, January 4 at 12:00pm
WHERE: City Hall Council Chambers
WHY: To vote on a resolution in opposition to Citizens United declaring that corporations are not people

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