Tag Archives: Senate

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been following in the past week: It’s International Women’s Day! Feministing has some fantastic coverage/roundups of what’s been going on. The PPNYC Action Fund has endorsed Jose Peralta in the March 16 special election in Queens! read about it in the Queens Gazette. I’m sure you […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, over the past few weeks.

Welcome back! Hope you’re well-rested and had a great new year. Here are a few of the important news stories you may have missed over the holidays: The Senate passed a health care reform bill which includes language severely restricting access to abortion. Senator Brownback has an op ed about how the Nelson abortion language […]

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. […]

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

What happened last week? Harry Reid introduced a Senate Bill that did not contain the Stupak amendment into the Senate. The New York Times has a good explanation of what that bill looks like. And Broadsheet has a good explanation of its abortion language. That Senate bill finally made its way to the floor for […]