WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is celebrating the passage of two bills by the New York State legislature.
Bessie Allison Buchanan, March 7, 1902 – September 7, 1980, of Manhattan in NYC became the first African-American woman to hold a seat in the New York State Legislature.
Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature.
Today, Senator Rachel May and Assembly Member Latoya Joyner were joined by the Syracuse Tenant Union, CASA.
Today, the New York State Senate passed legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable immigrant New Yorkers from those who would threaten to reveal an individual’s immigration status.
Today, the New York Senate passed the Adult Survivors Act (ASA) (S.66/A.648), sponsored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal.
Mayor de Blasio today announced an initiative to expand low-cost and free child care for thousands of families from Harlem to the Hudson.
On May 22, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry.
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