‘We know there is so much more to do to help our schools, but the person who secured $1 million for a new roof at East Ramapo High School and who continues to fight for more funding and oversight is Sen. Carlucci.’
Watch as Nick Rizzo, the Democratic district leader who first approach Julia Salazar about challenging Sen. Martin Dilan, addresses questions that have emerged about her background and assesses the prospects for Salazar and other insurgents on September 13.
‘Hopes are high for grassroots crowdfunded candidates to repeat the improbable victories seen this in New York City, Florida, Michigan and Massachusetts.’
Small-dollar, out-of-state donors are a major source of support for insurgent State Senate candidates in the September 13 primary. Big-dollar New York donors tend to back the incumbents.
Vacancy decontrol, vacancy bonuses, preferential rents: Where do they stand?
‘We desperately need leaders who understand the importance of these issues to our communities’ health, wellness, and empowerment.’
Even if New Yorkers continue to blame Cuomo for their lousy commutes, it’s unclear if that anger alone will impact the results of the primary. After all, many registered Democrats, like the governor, never ride the subway.
Last week, we asked our readers to engage with us via the new SMS-based platform GroundSource to let us know what issues matter to them as they head to – or stay home from – the ballot box on Thursday.