March 7 Lobby day - do a van from Westchester
- HiWe can get money to pay for a van for the HANNYS / ES2 lobby day from Westchester if there is enough demand.There is also a mini-single payer lobby day on Feb. 7 if people are interested.Please contact dunleamark@... if you would like to come and need a ride
2. The Annual Statewide HANNYS / ES2 Lobby Day will be in Albany on Wed. March 7
The annual Legislative Education and Action Day will start at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 85 Chestnut St., Albany at 9:30 AM with registration. A briefing on the issues will take place at 10 AM, a rally / action at noon, and lobby visits from 1 to 3:30. We have buses / vans planned from NYC and Rochester and hope to have some from Westchester. Please call Mark at 212 741-8192 xt 5#. Please email dunleamark@... to let us know you are coming so we can schedule enough lobby visits.
Key issues this year include: restoring the basic welfare grant hike; increasing the state minimum wage; access to education for welfare participants; jobs; and fair revenues / close corporate tax loopholes.