Center for Working Families

It’s Workin’ in the Hudson Valley

Issue #17: June 24, 2013
Welcome to the Hudson Valley!
Home to 2.4 million New Yorkers, Hudson Valley residents can choose between small city, farmland or suburb in the region’s 10 counties.…

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June 24th, 2013

“That’s like genius — who came up with that?”

Issue #11: November 19, 2012

Need a chuckle or a tool for explaining why energy efficiency makes sense? Check out Irreconcilable Temperatures,  NYSERDA’s clever new online videos promoting Green Jobs/Green New York (GJGNY). There’s even a reference…

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December 20th, 2012

Progressive reforms must be meaningful reforms

Did you hear leading New York State senators voice their commitment to progressive reform?  Read the recent Newsday op-ed by CWF’s executive director, Dave Palmer, to learn why activists should remain vigilant.

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December 19th, 2012

CWF annual conference coming up on December 6th

How can New York be the real progressive capital of the U.S.?  How can we overcome vast inequality—exposed once again by Hurricane Sandy—to get there?
These are just two of the questions we’ll address at our annual conference, titled “New…

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November 26th, 2012

Who got the most corporate dollars?

Today CWF released lists of New York State legislators who received the biggest bucks from corporations and deep-pocketed individuals. Want to know where your senator ranks? Check out the release. 

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November 14th, 2012


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