In New York City, Working Families candidates won big! For full election results coverage, check out this New York Times site.
We couldn’t figure out what to call Tuesday night’s New York City elections: A landslide? A sea change? What’s clear is that the scale is positively geological. And it’s the fruit of more than a [...]
November 14th, 2013
Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation wants you to vote for Bill de Blasio on the Working Families line.
October 31st, 2013
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New York City leaders of the Working Families Party announced their support for Bill de Blasio for Mayor of New York City.
Working Families Party Executive Director Dan Cantor released the following statement:
“There are two reasons we are supporting Bill de Blasio. He tells the truth, and he’s a [...]
September 12th, 2013
The rain in Manhattan on Tuesday couldn’t stop a committed group of Working Families members from gathering to send a message loud and clear:
Tea Party billionaire David Koch should not have influence on public television programming.
The group delivered a whopping 350,000 petitions to New York’s flagship PBS station, WNET – calling on public television to [...]
August 15th, 2013
Read WFP Executive Director Dan Cantor’s full statement here.
July 13th, 2013
Working Families organizers in Oregon just helped their state take a huge step toward bold, innovative answers to solving the student debt crisis.
July 3rd, 2013
Thanks to Working Families supporters, paid sick days are coming to New York City! This is a huge victory, and we couldn’t have done it without the tireless work of so many folks over the years.
May 9th, 2013
President Obama’s budget plan that cuts Social Security isn’t the kind of change we can believe in.
April 9th, 2013
More than 30 members of Congress have pledged to vote against any deal that includes cuts to Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security benefits. New York’s own Carolyn Maloney is the latest member of Congress to make the pledge. And your support can encourage more New York representatives to sign on, too.
March 9th, 2013
The Working Families Party’s Bill Lipton released the following statement in response to Speaker Silver’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9/hr and index it to inflation:
“New York needs to lift hard working families out of poverty. We’re proud to stand with Speaker Silver in support of his proposal to raise the minimum wage [...]
February 14th, 2013