Tag Archives: Nelson amendment

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 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. […]

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 […]