Releases and Advisories

04.12.2017

NEW YORK – On the heels of the country’s first-ever convening of municipal elected officials devoted to improving sanctuary city policies, more than 100 elected officials from nearly 65 cities across the country have signed on to an ...

NEW YORK – Today, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision yesterday to invoke the ‘nuclear option’ and change the longstanding...

NEW YORK – On April 6, the Senate refused to invoke cloture on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Emma Greenman, Director of Voting Rights & Democracy at the Center for Popular Democracy released...

04.05.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – A new Center for Popular Democracy report shows that every year nearly 4,000 immigrants in the DC metropolitan area are left vulnerable to deportation...

 


Jordan Haedtler, Fed Up Campaign Manager, released the following statement on behalf of the Fed Up coalition:


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NEW YORK – On Monday and Tuesday, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Local Progress gathered lawmakers and activists from across the country to begin planning a national strategy against the Trump administration’s growing anti-immigrant agenda. During the...

NEW YORK – On March 24 Republican leaders pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor. The Center for Popular Democracy, released the following statement in response to the decision:


Yesterday, Center for Popular...

WASHINGTON - Thousands of Americans convened in Washington and held events in more than 40 cities across the country to protest the Republican plan to take healthcare from an estimated 24 million Americans, slash Medicaid and raise costs for consumers to give $465 billion in tax cuts to the...

Shawn Sebastian, Fed Up coalition co-director, released the following statement in response to the FOMC’s decision to raise interest rates:


"Today, the Federal Reserve ignored the voices of the workers who have repeatedly met with them in Jackson...

03.13.2017


Shawn Sebastian, co-director of the Fed Up coalition, released the following statement in response to the announcement of Raphael Bostic as the new president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank:


“Today the Fed Up...

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