There is no equality without affordable child care. Yet despite claiming to stand up for women, since entering office, the mayor has made cut after cut to pre-K and 3-K — programs that have been proven to help women enter the workplace and thrive.
“More than 8 out of 10 parents want their kids to get sex education in middle and high school and for their children to learn all things related to STIs, consent, healthy relationships, and self-esteem. Yet only three states in the U.S. have implemented mandatory age-appropriate sex education curriculums, and New York is not one of them.”
“As our older population grows, we must make sure every valuable state dollar is spent directly on the care our constituents need—not siphoned off by private companies that do not provide any health care services.”
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“Delivery work is very dangerous, and we have virtually no protections. The very least app companies can do is promote tipping by making it an up-front, clear option for customers.”
“Even now one thing is certain: Bronx Democrats will not be able to ignore the importance of the Latino vote in this district and the all-important matter of due political representation.”
“With rents on the rise and housing in short supply, this is one of the nation’s most effective weapons in the fight against a crisis that remains stubbornly severe.”
“During times of austerity, there are always some who wish to undermine [Managed Long Term Care (MLTC)] programs. That would be extremely detrimental for tens of thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers.”