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Policy Matters – May 2019
May 09, 2019
In this May 2019 edition of Policy Matters we’ll be covering a victory for public school students; the release of a new domestic violence report; legislative updates on important bills regarding rights of domestic violence survivors, crime victims, and workers; analysis of several new laws passed through this year’s budget process; efforts to protect the rights of immigrant New Yorkers and student loan borrowers; and some well-deserved recognition for members of our staff!
In this April 2019 edition of our Policy Maters newsletter, we’ll be covering a long overdue victory for transgender New Yorkers, our robust budget campaigns (including big budget wins for homeowners and immigrants), plus some local and federal advocacy around disability, civil rights, and consumer issues.