A recent lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s new law restricting the teaching of critical race theory alleges that the approved reading list only allows books by white authors. And a recent analysis of the 850 books Texas lawmakers want banned revealed that 62% feature LGBTQ+ characters or situations.
Read about how Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and the Republicans on the Dutchess County Legislature just spent $12.5 million of COVID relief money to renovate a minor league baseball stadium and not on helping Dutchess residents.
by Jill Fieldstein We are emerging from two of the worst years New York has ever experienced due to the economic, medical, educational and social trauma inflicted by the pandemic. While the economic outlook here in Dutchess is considerably better than many other parts of the state, towns and villages such as Dover Plains (17.7%),Continue reading “Why I Want to Be Your Assembly Member”
Today New York Attorney General Tish James issued a comprehensive report detailing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sexual misconduct while in office. The report found that Gov. Cuomo “sexually harassed a number of current and former New York State employees by, among other things, engaging in unwelcome and nonconsensual touching, as well as making numerous offensive commentsContinue reading “Governor Cuomo Must Resign”
It’s taken 156 years to acknowledge but on June 17, 2021, Congress passed legislation, which President Biden, swiftly signed into law, making Juneteenth a national holiday.