Fight Back Friday: Tell it like it is!

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Facts matter. Tonight, hundreds are expected to rally in Alexandra Bay to support American workers. Starting at 5 p.m. at the village’s downtown pavillion, hundreds will express support for American jobs. NYSUT members will speak out about the economic plans that will help the middle class and working families. Congratulations to the Yonkers Federation of […]

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Celebrating our rallies

First off, here’s video for those who could not make the rally in Harrison yesterday. Great job folks and thanks for sending us the link. When Karen Magee is talking about the excellence in schools, that’s Florence McCue captured about 2:13 into the 3 minute 33 second video taking photos. Here’s a slideshow of the […]

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A potpourri

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I can’t think of a better headline. I don’t know anyone who is NOT struggling with workload right now. That means my friends who teach kids, provide physical therapy or work as engineers for state agencies or private companies, everyone seems overloaded. (The absolute busiest woman I know has no paying job, but I vote […]

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Don’t Erase Our Progress

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Students, parents, community members and educators rally across the state this week. Fill these rallies with people telling our lawmakers it is wrong to take money from classrooms to finance a tax cut for millionaires. Here’s the list On Tuesday Albany: Rally for Higher Education starting at 10 a.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 85 […]

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Breaking news: Rallies, tax caps and workers rights

Some good news, some bad news. How about I start with great? Adding to the hundreds of thousands that rallied last weekend, hundreds more rallied in Rochester and Buffalo yesterday. Tonight, hundreds more are expected at the Teamsters Hall, 15 Stone Castle Road in Rock Tavern (that’s the mid-Hudson Valley region) starting at 4:30  and in […]

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