Feb 282019
 
VID Present as NYS Red Flag Gun Law Signed

VID’s Gun Reform Committee joined families, gun prevention advocates, and legislators for the signing of the NYS Red Flag Gun Law. Congratulations to all who fought for it. This is a huge win! Debra Sherman and Allison Stowell co-chair VID’s Gun Reform Committee, whose next meeting is on Tuesday, March 5th from 7-8:30PM at the VID Clubhouse, 26 Perry St. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Feb 222019
 

Let the Endorsements Begin… We’d like to congratulate VID’s endorsed candidates: Robert Rosenthal and Ashlee Crawford for Civil Court Judge, Jennifer Hoppe for Female District Leader, Jennifer Hoppe, Allison Stowell, Irene Kaufman, Jonathan Geballe, and Judith Jacobson for Judicial Delegates, and Elissa Stein, Karla Moskowitz, Kathy Slawinski, Ed Yutkowitz, and Lois Rakoff for Judicial Alternates. In addition to the elections, VID passed two resolutions.   The first was in support of public financing of elections and can be found here. The second outlined our legislative priorities for the year.  It is quite long, and can be found here (as amended). Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Feb 222019
 
Fair Elections for New York

Fair Elections for New York, Saturday, Feb. 23rd, starting at 1:00pm at Washington Irving High School .  Join Representatives Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney who will be leading the discussion to support New York’s challenge to enlarge voting rights and lead the nation in adopting public matching funds for its state elections. NYS legislators will be attending and speaking. The event is being organized by Citizen Action of New York, the historical lead of the Fair Elections campaign, Empire State Indivisible, and Public Citizen. Register at EventBrite or find information on Facebook. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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