Category Archives: Politics

I’m Turning 50 – Please Celebrate With Me

I turn 50 later this year. Hooray(?) To celebrate this milestone birthday, I am having a party on June 2nd, which will also serve as the main fundraiser for my reelection campaign. Please come. If you didn’t receive an invitation in the mail, here’s all the information. And it’s easy to RSVP online. Catie and … Continue reading I’m Turning 50 – Please Celebrate With Me

Strong Start for NYS Dems

Elections have consequences. That’s been abundantly and painfully clear in Washington since 2016, but a much happier counter-example is now playing out in New York State, where voters flipped the State Senate this past November, delivering a healthy majority to Democrats, led by Westchester’s own Andrea Stewart-Cousins. As a result, progressive legislation that had been … Continue reading Strong Start for NYS Dems

Vote!

Every election is important, and there are plenty of good, normal reasons for voting tomorrow: the experiences and skills of the candidates, the competing priorities of the parties, the policy alternatives that will impact lives throughout our state, nation, and world. But this year, of course, there’s more.  Much more.  These are not normal times, … Continue reading Vote!

Thank You, New Registrants!

I had a great time yesterday visiting with students and educators throughout New Rochelle, as together we observed National Voter Registration Day.  Inspiring to see young people committed to making a difference.  Thank you to everyone who pitched in, especially the volunteers with the League of Women Voters.  Here are a few photos from my … Continue reading Thank You, New Registrants!

New Ro Observes National Voter Registration Day

The inspiring moral leadership of students from Parkland, Florida illustrates the capacity of young people to shape our nation for the better.  And when it comes to impacting public affairs, nothing is more fundamental than registering to vote and casting a ballot.  #MayorsForOurLives Today, September 25th, is National Voter Registration Day, so mayors across the … Continue reading New Ro Observes National Voter Registration Day