Monthly Archives: December 2009

What you should have read, but might have missed.

So much went on this past week/end. As we mentioned before, PPNYC will be on WBAI tonight at 6pm and 11pm talking about the Nelson language in Health Care Reform. And, health care reform. Senator Lieberman killed the public option in the Senate version of the health care reform bill. And Senator Nelson introduced language […]

What exactly happened this weekend?

Anyone who was on facebook or twitter this weekend, might have noticed that there were drastic changes introduced into the Senate version of health care reform. For anyone who wasn’t following the latest health care news (New York was battling a blizzard and thwarted travel plans after all) here’s a recap: On Saturday morning, Senator […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s the news we’ve been following: Thanks to all of your hard work, the Nelson amendment failed. As we mentioned before, PPNYC’s Project Street Beat was featured in Time Out NY. As we also mentioned before, PPNYC was featured on Anderson Cooper 360. RH Reality Check then covered that piece in their weekly radio show. […]

Awesome feature on our Project Street Beat

Good Morning! Do you know about PPNYC’s Project Street Beat? They’re an amazing program that does street-based outreach to at-risk populations that, as they put it, “live and/or work on the street.” Well Time Out New York just ran a fantastic feature on the program. They came along with us for a night and got […]

PPNYC on Anderson Cooper!

This past Monday, Anderson Cooper came to our health center to speak with staff about how we think the Stupak (or the Nelson, that was being voted on the next day) amendment would affect our work and our patients. Take a look!

Sen. Boxer Challenges Men Who Support Nelson’s Abortion Amendment

The Senate is voting on this today. You still have time to contact your Senators.

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what was happening last week: New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate, who was convicted of misdemeanor assault of his girlfriend, was sentenced to three years supervised probation. PPNYC appeared on WNBC 4, calling for his expulsion from the State Senate. In sad news, the New York State Senate rejected a same-sex marriage bill by […]

Watch PPNYC at 11pm tonight on WNBC 4!

Our Action Fund will be speaking about the Monserrate hearing.

Action Fund Takes Stand Against Monserrate

You may or may not have heard, but State Senator Hiram Monserrate was just sentenced to three years’ supervised probation for having recklessly caused injury to his girlfriend. The Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund released the following statement in response: The Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund calls for the […]

Not in DC today? Here’s what you can do:

Today, December 2, is the National Lobby Day to Pass Health Care Reform & Stop Stupak. If you weren’t able to go down to DC on one of the 6am buses, never fear! There are still tons of ways that you can help. Those of us stuck at work or miles away from our nation’s […]