40 NYS-Based Organizations Join Choice Matters Demanding Passage of RHA

Groups Call For Immediate Passage Of The RHA January 2019 We, the undersigned, ask that you vote for the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) of 2019 during this legislative session. The RHA secures and protects our health and reproductive rights by updating New York’s outdated abortion…

“After 242 years, a woman is in charge of the State Senate”*

On Wednesday, January 8th, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins was voted Senate Temporary President and Majority Leader by her colleagues. This is the official end of the "3-men-in-a-room" NYS governing process! AND - In the newly-elected NYS Senate, now 20 of the 63-member body are women - (Still…

~ In Memorium ~ Let’s Take a Page Out of Their Books

Two amazing Westchester women passed away in the past 6 months, Renata Schwebel and Marcy (Marcella) Kahn. I want you to know their names because, like so many other women of their generation, they did not receive the recognition they deserved. Renata and Marcy  committed themselves…

As We Move Forward, DEMAND Change!

by Catherine Lederer-Plaskett President/Chair of the Board The successful appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is more than disturbing.  Survivors from all over the country spoke out and millions called, protested, and marched. Chief Justice Roberts received numerous misconduct complaints against Kavanaugh from…

Let anger be the wind in your sails

Bruised, Beaten, Distraught But Not DEFEATED. WE GET UP AGAIN. Yes, survivors from all over the country spoke out and millions of Americans called, protested, and marched. But still, two key senators committed to voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, basically assuring his place on the…

Tell Sen. Collins & Murkowski to Demand an FBI Investigation!

Tell Senators Susan Collins & Lisa Murkowski NOT to repeat the Anita Hill Debacle. They MUST DEMAND an FBI investigation!  There MUST be a Full and Fair Hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee – Starting with an investigation by the FBI. THE FACTS: Professor Christine Blasey…

No Judgeship for Jeff Klein!

Chairman Crespo and Members of the Bronx Democratic Party Executive Committee Bronx Democratic Committee 1640 Eastchester Road Bronx, NY 10461 Dear Chairman Crespo and Members of the Bronx Democratic Party Executive Committee: It has been brought to our attention that former Senator Jeff Klein is…