Tag: Long Island Progressive Coalition
Tens of thousands of people from Long Island to California joined in rallies and marches across the country on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump fulfill his past promises to release his tax returns as other presidents before him have done.
An angry Cuomo took aim at House Republicans after the provision was added the beleaguered health care bill as a way to sway unconvinced Republicans in Congress to support the bill.
There are plenty of last-minute, out-of-the-ordinary Valentine's Day events all across Long Island! Here's a guide!
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.
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.
The two crusading prosecutors were honored for fighting against corrupt government officials.
Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.
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.