HOME RULE

HOME RULE

We must strengthen Home Rule for NYC and other cities in our State. What is Home Rule? Under our current NY State constitution, localities are granted Home Rule. This means that cities like NYC, Buffalo, Syracuse, and more have the right to make their own legislative...
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN NEW YORK STATE

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN NEW YORK STATE

In the 1938 Constitutional Convention, an amendment was added to our state constitution saying that “the aid, care, and support of the needy” was the responsibility of the government. In the 1970s, advocates for the homeless argued successfully that this clause in our...
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