October 23, 2017: Two weeks from Tuesday will be a pivotal vote in New York State. The once every twenty year vote that decides whether to open the NYS constitution to unregulated changes that are largely controlled by political insiders.
Given the national politic...Read more >
October 23, 2017:
In addition to avidly encouraging repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Congress, President Trump has stepped up his own aggressive and systematic campaign to sabotage and dismantle the ACA. Despite growing popularity of the ACA, Trump...Read more >
October 09, 2017: By a narrow 44-39 percent margin, registered voters say they will vote ‘yes’ to support a Constitutional Convention on election day next month, down from 45-33 percent in September. While 44 percent say it’s a “once in a generation opportunit...Read more >
September 05, 2017: What it does:
$203 billion cut from nutritional assistance, aid to needy families, seniors and people with disabilities including meals on wheels which often provides the only meals that housebound seniors receive.
Cuts Medicare by 487 billio...Read more >
August 21, 2017: On Thursday August 17th NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann, Board member Michael Tutrone (TWU Local 100) and Activist Carl Pato met with Congressman Dan Donovan. (R/Staten Island). Topics discussed included the House/Black Budget, Fixing the ACA, Medica...Read more >
August 14, 2017: Ms. McCaughey's op ed in the New York Post this week began with that provocative title, intended to use the same shock/fear factor that was used by Sarah Palin's "death panel" comment during the debate on the Affordable Care Act. In the article she m...Read more >
August 07, 2017: In the aftermath of the U.S. Senate's unseemly spectacle over health care repeal and replace, this would be a good time for elected officials to end the political nonsense.
There's good reason why the public noise around the issue has been emotio...Read more >
August 02, 2017: This annual event highlighting the importance of labor unions in creating and maintaining the american dream. The NYC Chapter of NYSARA marches in this parade sponsored by the NYC Central Labor Council.. The NYC chapter of NYSARA will lead the parad...Read more >
July 23, 2017:
When: September 7, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: NYSUT Headquarters at 800 Troy Schenectady Rd., Latham, NY 12110
Cost: Pre Registration $10 which includes lunch and a door prize at the conclusion of the conference. Onsite Regist...Read more >
July 11, 2017:
FRED LEBRUN -
Consistently, polls have shown that an overwhelming majority of New Yorkers favor holding a constitutional convention to rewrite the state constitution, known affectionately as a con-con, even though just as many admi...Read more >