“Machine-Backed” Candidate Wins Battle Over Vacant Harlem Seat

The Observer reports that an arcane uptown contest marked with accusations and irregularities ended in a decisive victory for the New York County Democratic Party on Friday, March 11, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Celebrates Historic “Social And Economic Justice” NY State Budget

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedLast night, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured), Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced a historic 2016-17 state budget agreement. Continue Reading →

NY Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Paid Family Leave

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget. Continue Reading →