CITIZEN ACTION AND WFP ENDORSES BRINDISI FOR CONGRESS

By John Furman For two long, excruciating years Republicans have controlled both Houses of Congress as well as the Presidency and voted over and over again against the best interests of ordinary  Americans. They have done everything...

CNY Progressive Roundup

By: John Furman: Washington, D.C. A delegation from the Utica, Rome, Herkimer, and Oneida area representing the . attended the founding convention of People’s Action this week in Washington, D.C. Keynote speakers include CNN Contributor...

CENTRAL NEW YORK PROGRESSIVE ROUNDUP

By John Furman WRONG CHOICE When Representative Claudia Tenney and members of the House of Representatives return to Washington from recess they will more than likely take up another piece of legislation that helps Wall Street...

Thousands to March on NY Capitol to Push Gov. Cuomo on Climate

Bus Leaving Utica Make Your Reservations Now New Yorkers demand 100% renewable energy, polluter fee, and end to fracked gas infrastructure In what will be the largest climate rally in Albany history, on April 23rd –...

Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.

By John Furman Dozens Arrested at State Capitol Demanding Healthcare & a Healthy Environment for All as New York State Poor People’s Campaign Protests Enter Fourth Week ALBANY, NY– Some 50.8 million households or 43% of...

Community Groups Call on Congresswoman Claudia Tenney to Return Racist Donor Daniel Loeb’s Funds

UTICA, NY (August 22, 2017) —At a press conference on Tuesday at the Central New York Labor Council Office in Utica, community leaders and advocates from the 22nd Congressional District came together to urge...

Inaugural Jam Fest Saturday, October 14 in Utica

CENTRAL NEW YORK PROGRESSIVE ROUND-UP By John Furman INAUGURAL JAM FEST SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 IN UTICA  Live music, food, films, arts, kid activities Utica, NY:  Central New York Citizen Action will hold its inaugural JAM (Justice, Arts, Music)...

President Trump’s FY20 Budget Slashes Critical Human Needs Programs – Will Hurt Thousands of...

By John Furman The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year 2020 budget message AND priorities on March 11.  8. From slashing housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP/food stamps, education, and other basic needs programs, to proposing harsh work reporting requirements...

Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.

By John Furman THE EMPIRE STATE STRIKES BACK The 29th People’s “Resistance” State Of the State Albany, N.Y. In this month’s column, I am reporting on two events held this week in Albany which advocated for the...

CNY Progessive Roundup

      By: John Furman In March, the Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc. will be organizing a series of marches and demonstrations of local parents, students, teachers, and community members to demand education justice in...
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