Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Members, EffectiveNY, Eleanor’s Legacy, and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund Announce New Effort to Elect More Women to New York City Council

QUEENS – New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Council Member Margaret Chin and a coalition of women’s organizations and good government advocates today unveiled ,”21 in ’21,” a new initiative designed to encourage more women to run for local City Council seats. The Five Founders: (left to right) Morgan Pehme, […]Read More »

Hoosick Falls Kids Call for Constitutional Right to Clean Water

Environmental Advocates of New York and EffectiveNY Team Up in Push for Constitutional Amendment “At home we drink bottled water, we basically do all the stuff with bottled water” says 10-year-old Hoosick Falls resident, Ashlynn Sagendorf, more than a year after residents first learned they had been drinking water contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Environmental […]Read More »

Bill Samuels Launches Campaign to Innovate and Reform Albany with Radio Series on 2017 Constitution Vote

Samuels’ “Effective Radio” Show Seguing to Monthly 2-Hour Special Aimed at Enacting Bold Statewide Policy Changes and Educating New Yorkers about “People’s Convention” Progressive activist Bill Samuels announced today that his weekly radio show on AM970 The Answer “Effective Radio” will relaunch on the evening of November 30, 2016 as a special two-hour-long monthly series […]Read More »

AM970 Moving “Effective Radio with Bill Samuels” to New Time Slot

1000 Bill WVOX“Effective Radio” To Follow Catsimatidis’ “Cats Roundtable” in Newsmaking Sunday Line-Up AM970 The Answer is making a power play on Sunday mornings, creating the most formidable weekend block of local political talk radio in the New York City metropolitan area. Effective Sunday, April 17th, the Salem Media-owned station will move up “Effective Radio with Bill […]Read More »

New Analysis from EffectiveNY Reveals How Downstate Senators’ Self-Serving Prioritization of Gap Elimination Adjustment Shortchanges Poorer Upstate Districts

Senate Majority Leader Flanagan is Number #1 Beneficiary of School Funding Plan He is Spearheading as Chief Education Priority EffectiveNY released new data this morning that illuminates one of the core school aid issues still being debated in the ongoing budget negotiations in Albany: whether to prioritize the 100% repayment of the Gap Elimination Adjustment […]Read More »

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