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Camara Calls COA Ruling ‘Disenfranchisement’

The SOP blog reports on reaction from Brooklyn Assemblyman Karim Camara to the NY Court of Appeals ruling upholding the constitutionality of the formula creating a sixty-three seat State Senate. Assemblyman Karim Camara, the chairman of the Legislature’s Black, Puerto … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back — 2008 Obama Supporters Dissed

Little noticed in the reports about the Democrats selected to run as 2012 Obama delegates in congressional districts across New York was the absence of elected officials and activists who supported then-candidate Barack Obama in 2008. At that time, the … Continue reading

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Using Poor NYers as window dressing…Again! – UPDATED

That’s exacting what a NY Times editorial is accusing state officials of doing. Today’s NY Times editorial argues, that Congress should fix a visa program encouraging investment in high-unemployment areas that is being exploited in New York by gerrymandered maps that … Continue reading

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