Progressive Caucus Promotes Legislation on Bike Safety and Education through 6th Annual Bike to Work Day

New York, NY – The Progressive Caucus, in partnership with StreetsPAC, Transportation Alternatives, Bike New York, Get Women Cycling, and Citi Bike, participated in its sixth annual Bike to Work Day today with group rides and a rally at City Hall to promote cycling advocacy and engagement. Council Members Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera, Keith Powers, … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Promotes Legislation on Bike Safety and Education through 6th Annual Bike to Work Day

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NYC Council Progressive Caucus Urges Albany to Pass #MarijuanaJustice Legislation

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo expressed doubt that the proposal to legalize marijuana would pass during this legislative session. In response to this troubling news, the Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council urges state officials to do what is right for the state and approve the legislation before the session ends on June … Continue reading NYC Council Progressive Caucus Urges Albany to Pass #MarijuanaJustice Legislation

NYC Council Progressive Caucus & Thriving Communities Coalition Rally on 8 Key Elements of Comprehensive Planning Before Charter Commission’s Manhattan Hearing

New York, NY - On Thursday, May 9th, Members of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus and grassroots and planning organizations from the Thriving Communities Coalition rallied before the Charter Commission Hearing to express their concerns about the lack of substantial reform proposed in the Charter’s preliminary staff report. On Tuesday, April 23, the 2019 Charter … Continue reading NYC Council Progressive Caucus & Thriving Communities Coalition Rally on 8 Key Elements of Comprehensive Planning Before Charter Commission’s Manhattan Hearing

Progressive Caucus Members Join Human Services Advocates to Call for $106 Million in Funding for CBOs

New York, NY --- On Tuesday, May 7, members of the New York City Council Progressive Caucus joined human services advocates to call for investments in community-based organizations in the city budget. Adequately funding human service contracts is a key priority for the Progressive Caucus for the fiscal year 2020 budget. On the steps of … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Members Join Human Services Advocates to Call for $106 Million in Funding for CBOs

Progressive Caucus FY20 Budget Priorities

The New York City Progressive Caucus is committed to fighting for a budget that ensures vital City services are adequately funded and supports programs that protect and empower marginalized communities. While the federal government continues to cut funding for vital social programs and pass laws that threaten the existence of marginalized New Yorkers, it is … Continue reading Progressive Caucus FY20 Budget Priorities