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NY Assemblywoman indicted for multiple fraud schemes and obstruction of justice

Pamela Harris was recently charged with an 11-count indictment, including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, making false statements, bankruptcy fraud, witness tampering, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

‘A major win for New Yorkers’: Court of appeals upholds state’s...

It would be unacceptable for a pipeline – or any project – to pollute our waters and undermine New Yorkers’ health and water resources.

New York is on the verge of major climate action –...

Lawmakers stalled as advocates pushed to get an ambitious climate bill through the state senate before the legislative session ended.

Cuomo wants to privatize Penn Station; that’s a bad Republican idea

It would be tragic if a “summer of hell” for New York commuters led to a lifetime of servitude to corporate interests.

Human Rights Watch fights to end child marriage in New York

Countries that no longer allow the marriage of a 14-year-old child include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iraq, Malawi, Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

Nation’s largest offshore wind farm gets green light

In this new era, we'll need this state leadership more than ever.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

Former police chief sentenced to prison for assaulting handcuffed man

U.S. District Judge Leonard Wexler referred to the former police chief as a “dictator.”

New York Mayor Apologizes for Police Killing of Mentally Ill Woman,...

"A woman who deserved treatment and compassion was shot and killed. We’re talking about a crime."

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Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US empire

The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of U.S. empire and the destruction it causes around the world.

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