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Progressive Caucus Statement on Arrest of Dreamer Daniel Ramirez

The New York City Council Progressive Caucus condemns the Trump administration’s continual affront to immigrant communities, most recently with the arrest of DACA recipient and DREAMer Daniel Ramierez Medina, who was arrested by ICE agents in the Seattle area and … Continue reading

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Council Members, Advocates Speaks Out Against President Trump’s Executive Orders

Progressive Caucus Members, along with other Council Members and advocates, rallied on the steps of City Hall to stand in opposition to President Trump’s regressive executive orders. On Thursday, February 2, 2017, members of the City Council Progressive Caucus along with … Continue reading

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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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