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The Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council is dedicated to creating a more just and equal New York City, combating all forms of discrimination, and advancing public policies that offer genuine opportunity to all New Yorkers, especially those who have been left out of our society’s prosperity.

VICTORY: City Council Passes Three-Quarters Housing Bills

New York, NY— The New York City Council Progressive Caucus commends today’s passage of Three-Quarter Housing bills. The five bills, sponsored by Council Members Corey Johnson, Donovan Richards, Ritchie Torres, and Jumaane Williams, aim to tackle the problem of unregulated … Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Supports Home Stability Support

The New York City Council Progressive Caucus announces its support of Assembly Member Hevesi’s Home Stability Support (HSS) program, a new statewide rent supplement for families and individuals facing eviction, who are currently homeless or who have lost housing due … Continue reading

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NYC Council Caucuses Issue Statement on Anti-Immigrant Executive Order

­­­­­­­ The New York City Council’s Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus (BLAC) and Progressive Caucus (PC) stand together in fierce opposition to President Trump’s executive orders implementing more aggressive exclusion and deportation operations for immigrants and the announced executive order … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity at the Progressive Caucus

The Progressive Caucus seeks a full-time Coordinator to facilitate the operations of the Caucus. This individual will be hired by Caucus members, and will be an employee of the New York City Council.

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Victory: Council Passes Freelance Isn’t Free Act

In a landmark victory for the nation’s 55 million independent workers, the New York City Council passed the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act – first-of-its-kind legislation that extends the social safety net and provides millions of NYC freelancers with unprecedented wage … Continue reading

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