It’s budget season!
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $227 billion executive budget proposal includes no significant new revenue raisers while making investments in priorities mentioned in her State of the State address, including housing, criminal justice and mental health care.
Westchester Senate Delegation Budget Forums
New York State Budget Forums – one in-person session and one via Zoom. Pre-Registration is required to testify.
- In Person: Thursday, February 16, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
- Zoom/Stream: Tuesday, February 21, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Pre-Register Here
The Road to Retaking the House in 2024
NY is a battleground state and the fight to take back the House starts right here, right now!
- Register HERE for an overview of Activate America’s national strategy, which runs through NY.
- Wed Feb 15 @ 8 pm.
Register Democrats Summit 2023 Join Field Team 6 for their event on Thurs., March 16 @ 11 am-9 pm. Sign up HERE.
Status of Women in Westchester
The Westchester Women’s Agenda has released its “Status of Women in Westchester” report. The 2023 report expands on their original report released in 2016 and finds that the two major problems facing women of limited means in Westchester are affordable housing and child care. The report covers a host of other pressing issues as well.
This Valentine’s Day, Pace Women’s Justice Center is launching its New ‘Love isn’t’ Campaign aimed at preventing and educating unacceptable relationship patterns and domestic violence. The focus of the campaign is to engage 15-34 year-olds in the conversation of what ‘Love isn’t – insulting, threatening, gaslighting, controlling or assaulting!
- Click HERE to find out more about the Love isn’t campaign.
How NY Can Expand Access to Abortion Care
After the fall of Roe v Wade, Blue States like New York passed laws protecting abortion care providers from prosecution for those traveling from states with abortion bans. Telemedicine shield laws take that one step further – protecting doctors who prescribe pills to out-of-state women seeking to have abortions at home.
Sen. Shelley Mayer joins us to talk about the legislation she’s sponsored that will expand access to abortion care nationwide. Click here to listen to the podcast.
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