Tag: Long Island Progressive Coalition

Trump’s Repeal Of Obamacare Would Profoundly Impact Long Island

It’s too soon to know what Trump or the incoming Republican Congress will replace Obamacare with, but it’s not too early to discuss what’s at stake: the capability of health care providers and local hospitals to provide adequate coverage for patients, the Island's means of effectively tackling its unremitting heroin epidemic, and the sustainability and future of the region's health care economy overall—which grew by 25,000 jobs since the law was passed, with 218,000 currently employed within the health care industry throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to the New York State Department of Labor. To date, more than 3 million New Yorkers have health insurance through the state's health care exchange, including more than 334,000 living on Long Island.

Progressives Should Be Pleased By What Bernie Sanders Has Done So...

Sanders' campaign has already moved the Democratic Party, and its presumptive nominee, to the left. Clearly, one cannot expect Clinton to stay there without sustained pressure from this newly mobilized left—given her history and the Obama administration's neo-liberal policies—but the groundwork and mobilization to do that is now possible.

Schneiderman and Singas Get Unusual Gifts for Their Reform Fight

The two crusading prosecutors were honored for fighting against corrupt government officials.

Exit Skelos, Enter Flanagan: What Albany’s Power Switch Means for NY

Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.

Worker Co-ops on The Rise in New York

Employee-owned business seem to be gaining steam since Occupy Wall Street.

Long Island Progressives Celebrate 35 Years of Kicking Ass

In 1979, the coalition began as a group of civic-minded volunteers, but evolved into a grassroots membership organization affiliated with the Citizen Action of New York.
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