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As we write this statement, 38 women have come forward and accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault. As this story unfolds, we are reminded of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and assault across nearly every industry, be it Hollywood, tech, advertising, finance, or education, and that for every person who is … Continued
Healthcare in New York State is expensive and inequitable, and access to care is lacking. Deductibles and copays are continuing to rise, while real wages for the average family have remained stagnant for decades. In 2013, the average premium for an employer-provided family plan in New York State was approximately $17,530, more than twice as … Continued
The Manhattan Young Democrats emphatically endorse the new Home Stability Support (HSS) proposal put forward by Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills). We strongly urge Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Senate to include this proposal in their FY 2017 State Budget.