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Assemblyman and Chair of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus Karim Camara Applauds New York Senators Schumer and Gillibrand for Calling on NFL to Take Stand on Racial Slurs in Sports

Brooklyn, NY - Today, fifty United States Senators called on the National Football League to put pressure on the Washington professional football franchise to no longer use the racial slur “redsk*n” as its mascot. This comes days after the New York State...

May 22, 2014
New York State Assembly Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling For Professional Sports Leagues to Stop Using Racial Slurs

Albany, NY – Today, the New York State Assembly unanimously passed legislation (K1202) that condemns the promotion and marketing of dictionary-defined racial slurs as mascots. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman and Chair of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic...

May 19, 2014
Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Endorses New York State Single-Payer Health Plan

Albany – Today, the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus formally endorsed “New York Health” (A.5389/S.2078A), which creates a universal, single payer health care plan. All New Yorkers regardless of income would...

May 7, 2014
The NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus and The Puerto Rican and Hispanic Task Force Applaud Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation

The members of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, and the New York State Puerto Rican and Hispanic Task Force, long-time advocates for fair, equitable system of taxation, applaud Governor Cuomo, Speaker Silver...

December 7, 2011
Broad Coalition of Elected Officials and Union Leaders Unite in Support of Extending the Millionaires' Tax

New York, NY – A broad coalition of elected officials and union leaders gathered on the steps of City Hall in support of extending the millionaires' tax in New York. With a budget gap in the billions, New York State is facing steep reductions in addition...

October 25, 2011

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