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Assemblyman Karim Camara Announces Legislation Requiring Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks

New York, NY – Today, Assemblyman Karim Camara was joined today by health experts to announce legislation he has introduced (Assembly Bill 10172) that will require health warning labels...

November 13, 2014
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Assemblymember Karim Camara and State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson Introduce Resolution Declaring June Gun Violence Awareness Month in New York State

Albany, NY – Today Assemblymember Karim Camara, Chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, and State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson introduced a resolution that designates June as Gun Violence Awareness...

June 2, 2014
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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...

May 22, 2014
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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...

May 19, 2014
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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...

May 7, 2014
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