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Brian Kolb Is The First NY Gubernatorial Candidate To Challenge Cuomo (Video)

Brian Kolb Is The First NY Gubernatorial Candidate To Challenge Cuomo (Video)

New Yorkers, there is now officially a Republican challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. State Assembly Minority Leader since 2009, Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) announced last Tuesday he will be taking on the current two-term Democratic leadership. Kolb told the Daily News: “I’ve been traveling all over the state, talking to elected officials, party people, everyday folks. […]

New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

Could New York be competing with California for the title of “most progressive state?” Could New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) be mulling over a presidential bid? Or could it simply be that New York is genuinely engaging in the grassroots wave of progressive activism sweeping the state and nation? Last month, Gov. Cuomo […]

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Last week, New York became the first state to institute a tuition-free college plan since state schools nationwide ended the practice in the 1960s. Now, a mere two signatures are all that’s required to cause New Yorkers to stand up again and shout, “I love New York!”– universal healthcare. Since last month’s failed Republican attempt to repeal President Obama’s […]

New York Bill Could Make Voting Mandatory And Improve Voter Turnout (VIDEO)

New York Bill Could Make Voting Mandatory And Improve Voter Turnout (VIDEO)

“Voting at State general elections, by-elections and referenda is compulsory. Section 156 of the Electoral Act clearly establishes that it is every elector’s duty to vote at any election for the region or district for which they are enrolled. The penalty for first time offenders is $20, and this increases to $50 if you have previously […]