Statement on #NoGagRule: Caucus Advocates for Full Reproductive Health Access

Yesterday, the Progressive Caucus officially submitted a comment on Regulations.gov opposing the recently released Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would enact a domestic “gag” rule and block women and families in New York City from accessing critical health care they depend on. The Progressive Caucus stands with our colleagues in government which include 14 governors, … Continue reading Statement on #NoGagRule: Caucus Advocates for Full Reproductive Health Access

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Progressive Caucus Rallies alongside Members Reynoso & Levin for Waste Equity Bill

New York, NY –  Today, the Progressive Caucus joined Caucus Council Members Antonio Reynoso and Stephen Levin, as well as environmental justice advocates, on the steps of city hall to rally for the passage of Intro 157, a bill to cap the amount of waste processed by overburdened communities. The bill has been a part … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Rallies alongside Members Reynoso & Levin for Waste Equity Bill

Progressive Caucus Supports Bill on Short-Term Rentals (Intro. 981)

Councilwoman Carlina Rivera speaks at a rally in support of the bill at City Hall on June 7, 2018. (NYC Council via Twitter) Today, the Progressive Caucus formally announces its support for Progressive Caucus Council Member Carlina Rivera’s legislation (Introduction I.0981) which establishes new reporting requirements for short-term rental services. The legislation has been adopted … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Supports Bill on Short-Term Rentals (Intro. 981)

Progressive Caucus Members Rally to #EndFamilySeparation

  Image: Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Jumaane Williams, and Brad Lander rally at various protests at Laguardia and 26 Federal Plaza.  Yesterday, Members of the Progressive Caucus joined activists and protests at LaGuardia Airport and ICE headquarters (26 Federal Plaza) to rally against the injustices that the Trump Administration has perpetuated through its atrociously harmful immigration … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Members Rally to #EndFamilySeparation

Progressive Caucus Statement on World Refugee Day 2018

Today, as the world observes World Refugee Day, the Members of the Progressive Caucus proudly pledge to support refugees, asylum seekers, and other forcibly displaced persons who've fled their homes for fear of harm and persecution. This includes continuing to resist and highlight the injustices that the Trump Administration has perpetuated through its atrociously harmful immigration policy … Continue reading Progressive Caucus Statement on World Refugee Day 2018