News From: State Politics

by Guest Post | on Mar 22, 2015

Teachers take Newsday to Skool

This week, the New York State United Teachers sent this letter to Newsday to be published:To the Editor:The last lines of Dan Janison's 3/13 thoughtful article "The politics of school"...

by Guest Post | on Mar 18, 2015

Andy is wrong on education

New York State United Teachers said today a new Quinnipiac University poll clearly shows that New Yorkers value their public schools and trust teachers and their unions to do what’s right for...

by Brian Young | on Mar 10, 2015

Wage Hike Proposed for NYC and LI

Yesterday the Democratic Assembly in New York , proposed passing a minimum wage increase for Long Island and NY City.  The proposal would raise the wage to $12.50/hour by then end of the year...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2015

NYSUT's Pecorale Talks Cuomo Education Plan

Paul Pecorale, Vice President at the New York State United Teachers, was a guest on The John Oliver Show on LI Radio News about Governor Cuomo's dangerous education agenda.  Listen here on...

by Guest Post | on Feb 04, 2015

Andy Cuomo's Test & Punish Agenda

New York State United Teachers  strongly urged a joint legislative committee to protect students from over-testing and called on lawmakers to reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “test-and-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2015

From Wall Street to da' Bronx: The New NYS Assembly Leader

In what could be called incredible political irony, the new Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Carl Heastie - hails from the Boogie Down Bronx; an economically diverse borough with union and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 21, 2015

NYSUT: Cuomo misrepresents reality of public education in NY

ALBANY, N.Y.  Jan. 21, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement in reaction to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address and budget...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

You Suck Chris Christie

New Jersey's super chubby Governor Chris Christie is preparing to embark on a mission to cut the pensions of all public workers within the Garden State.  Currently, complete details on what...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

Call Center Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature

With over 15,000 hard working power professionals throughout New York State represented by 18 local unions, the IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS, cares about the safety of utility workers, the...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

May 2nd Assembly Gas Hearing

The IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS provided testimony at the NYS Assembly Gas hearing on May 2, 2014. Below is the text from Glen Casey's testimony and nice work to ULC council members; IBEW...

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