LongIsland.Com With Trump Announcing Big Cuts, Advocates Press Senator Schumer to Take Bold Action. Melville, NY – April 25, 2017 – Dozens of community members and environmental activists rallied outside Senator Chuck Schumer’sMelville office on Tuesday, calling on him to lead the Senate Democrats in resisting the White House plan to slash the budget of…

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Newsday Tens of thousands of people marched world wide to protest recent cuts to science and political resistance to acceptance of scientific facts. A local event was organized in Rockville Centre at the Tanglewood Preserve’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning. In addition to a march featuring hand made signs through the nature preserve, there…

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NYSUT.ORG ALBANY, N.Y. April 4, 2017 — New York State United Teachers today announced the endorsement of Christine Pellegrino, a Baldwin teacher and fighter for public education, in the race for the open 9th Assembly District seat. NYSUT’s Board of Directors voted to endorse Pellegrino in the May 23 special election, saying that, as a…

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Newsday Christine Pellegrino, Democratic nominee, is facing a special election for State Assembly. (Credit: Pellegrino for Assembly) When Suffolk Democrats held their spring dinner last week, party chairman Richard Schaffer took the time to introduce all candidates facing election this fall. Yet he failed to mention the one Democratic nominee, who is facing a special…

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