Progressive Pastors Rally in Brooklyn to Support Education Tax Credit

Call on State Assembly to pass bill before session ends next week Brooklyn, NY (June 11, 2015) – Brooklyn religious leaders rallied in Crown Heights today to urge the state Assembly, particularly Assembly members from Brooklyn, to approve the Education Tax Credit before the legislative session ends next week and lawmakers go home for summer … Read More

Teachers, Students and Parents Rally to Urge Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte to Support Education Tax Credit

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Bob Bellafiore, 518-928-8471, bob@stanhope-ny.com Brooklyn, NY – Dozens of students, parents and teachers from Catholic and Hebrew schools of Brooklyn’s 42nd State Assembly District held a peaceful and respectful rally Monday (photos below) outside Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte’s office to call on her to support the Education … Read More

Assembly Education Tax Credit Opponent’s Tirade Against Jewish Community (Updated 4xs)

Jewish According to the breaking news story “Assemblywoman Goes on Tirade Against Jewish Community Over Education Tax Credit Bill,” (Jewish Political Updates), Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Brooklyn) went on a “tirade” about the Jewish community while expressing her opposition to the Education Tax Credit.  According to the report: “In an interview with Loen Goldenburg, on … Read More

InvestInEd Coalition Statement on Today’s Siena Poll

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Contact: Bob Bellafiore, 518-928-8471, bob@stanhope-ny.com Statement from InvestInEd Coalition spokesman Robert Bellafiore: “Rarely if ever do you see one issue that unites African-Americans and Blacks, Latinos, Catholics and Jews like the Education Tax Credit. And the fact that it’s strongly supported by people making less than $50,000 a … Read More

The Bronx and Staten Island Rally for Education Tax Credit

More Than 1,500 Rally in Staten Island for Education Tax Credit More than 1,500 students, parents, teachers, city workers, union members, community leaders, and elected officials packed the auditorium of Monsignor Farrell High School in Staten Island on Thursday, February 26th to rally for passing the Education Tax Credit in the state budget. The plan … Read More

Cardinal Dolan and Community Leaders Rally in East Harlem for Education Tax Credit

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, and other community, education and civic leaders led a rally in East Harlem today to urge Albany legislators to pass the Education Investment Tax Credit in the State Budget. The plan would increase investment in public schools and scholarships for low-income and working families. In addition to Cardinal Dolan … Read More