Even as the bill stalled at the state level, local campaigns won victory after victory upstate, each one presenting another opportunity for proof of concept, as well as support present outside New York City, as advocates continue their fight. “The Kingston Common Council’s unanimous vote provides immediate protections to Kingston tenants and represents overwhelming public support and need for the legislation,” Brahvan Ranga, political coordinator for the tenants’ rights group For the Many, said in a text. “However, because of the state (Legislature’s) inaction, millions of tenants across the state are left vulnerable.” So the statewide push continues.
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For too long, greedy corporations, billionaires, and political elites have used their wealth and power to rig our country against us. We’re fighting to put power back in our hands.