Free College Tuition in New York State! Too Good to be True?
Do you think college tuition costs too much? So do I! New York State Legislature just passed an amendment to the state’s Executive Budget, “New York’s Tuition-Free College Degree Program, The Excelsior Scholarship,” that seems to be the answer to thousands of college students’ financial woes. The program, which was passed on April 17th, is receiving […]
NYC Police Department Offers $150 to Persons Wrongfully Arrested for Free Speech
Legislation You Can’t Miss: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act
Newsletters from DailyClout solve a huge problem: legislation that deeply affects us all is hard to find and harder to understand. Each week, we read and bullet-point in real human language, what is actually in a bill — State or Federal — that was newsworthy this week or viral on social media. We use our […]
What’s Really In Those Immigration Executive Orders?
For over a decade, I have looked at detention and deportation issues in the US. As a professor at Stony Brook University, I often find that what policymakers promise that immigration policies will do does not line up with what actually happens. I have also learned to be wary of the hidden influences driving policymakers, such as private […]
Congressional Candidate Jonathan Dozier on a New Bill to Strip Benefits from Disabled Veterans
Congressional candidate — Republican from Fayetteville, NC — Jonathan Dozier, explains the bill up this week that strips disabled Vets of medical coverage for conditions not directly caused by battle. This bill is, in his view, a bad idea. Vets, speak up!