Congressman Charlie Rangel, who is facing a tough re-election battle in a rematch against State Senator Adriano Espaillat, has notched another endorsement, this time from the teamsters union. Continue Reading →
Eight-five students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem joined with 1,200 osteopathic medical students from around the country on March 6 to meet with elected officials and their staff members to advocate for important health policy issues that affect medical education and the practice of medicine. Continue Reading →
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State is taking steps to preserve approximately $457 million a year in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that would otherwise be cut by the recently enacted federal Farm Bill. Continue Reading →
From the Associated Press on Yahoo.com
New York‘s new senator-designate Kirsten Gillibrand has started a statewide get-to-know-you tour with a visit to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.
The upstate congresswoman is largely unknown in New York City and Saturday’s visit with Sharpton was seen as part of a campaign to win over liberals.
She spoke to a few hundred people at Sharpton’s weekly rally, telling the crowd her top priority is the economy.