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Lawmakers, Advocates, Students Call on President Obama to Issue Pardons for DACA Enrollees

New York, New York Today in simultaneous press conferences in New York City and Albany, New York, lawmakers, DACA recipients, legal scholars and immigrant advocates called on President Barack Obama to issue pardons for the almost...

November 16, 2016
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New York State Continues to Lose Billions in Federal Funding Due to the Undercount of the 2010 Census, Lawmaker Moves to Fix Problem

Albany, New York Today, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Demographics and Reapportionment, was joined by good government groups, anti-poverty advocates and other legislators to unveil legislation...

March 17, 2016
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NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton and NYS Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo Launch Mental Health First Aid Bill

Albany, NY NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo launched legislation that provides a critical link between New York youth and better mental health at a press conference in Albany today. Senator Hamilton serves...

January 21, 2016
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Report: Almost 6 in 10 New York Seniors Struggling to Pay for Basic Needs, Condition Worsening

ALBANY, NEW YORK A new report by two leading advocacy groups working on women and elderly issues shows that as many as 80% of single elderly women living alone are struggling to pay for their basic needs and overall almost 6 in 10...

November 24, 2015
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