Medicaid cuts would affect thousands of LI residents

July 16th, 2017

MINEOLA — In Washington, Senate Republicans are pushing hard on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which could have a huge impact on Long Island.

President Donald Trump dedicated his weekly address to the issue of health care, insisting that the Republican Senate bill that would end “Obamacare” is on the verge of passage […] Continue Reading…

Protests On Long Island Over Republican Support For Financial CHOICE Act

June 2nd, 2017

About a dozen Long Islanders protested outside the offices of Republican Representatives Peter King and Lee Zeldin for their support of President Trump’s Financial CHOICE Act […] Continue Reading…

LIPC Launches Worker Cooperative Initiative with $50,000 Contract

May 30th, 2017

Newsday Article May 3oth 2017:
Babylon IDA awards $50,000 to help grow worker-owned businesses
Updated May 30, 2017 6:00 AM
By Jesse Coburn  jesse.coburn@newsday.com

Long Island Progressive Coalition officials, from left, Dan Fingas, […] Continue Reading…

Special election Tuesday in 9th Assembly District

May 18th, 2017

In the special election Tuesday in the 9th Assembly District, labor unions and progressive activists are pouring money and volunteers into Democrat Christine Pellegrino’s campaign in hopes of capitalizing […] Continue Reading…

Hundreds walk in L.B. climate march

May 8th, 2017

Hundreds of people gathered on the Long Beach boardwalk on April 29 to walk in a climate march to protest the Trump administration’s environmental policies, to spread awareness of […] Continue Reading…

GOP health bill passage leaves questions, concerns on LI

May 5th, 2017

LEVITTOWN – There are still questions and concerns to be addressed as a result of the Republican health care bill passing through the House of Representatives.

Susan Pescador, of Levittown, […] Continue Reading…

Democrats urge Edward Mangano to oppose Donald Trump tax plan

May 3rd, 2017

Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Laura Curran Tuesday called on Republican County Executive Edward Mangano to lobby the White House and Congress against President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate […] Continue Reading…

Local groups combating climate change

April 25th, 2017

We’re running out of time to save the planet

April 13th, 2017
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In Riverhead, a call for unity among ‘marginalized groups’

March 27th, 2017

At Sunday’s Riverhead-North Fork Unity Town Hall, organizers asked for a volunteer from the audience to stand up and share what they just learned about the person sitting next […] Continue Reading…