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In a show of support for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Rockland Democrats are blasting one of their own: New York Sen. David Carlucci. They’re particularly peeved at the Independent Democratic Conference's role in blocking the governor’s Women’s Equality Act from being voted on.
They’re calling Carlucci a sellout. It's this kind of hardball pressure tactics that just might force the Senate to have...Read more »
With about 95 hours to go until the hard deadline for getting legislation passed this week in Albany, the ugliness is mounting and the clarity is not. It’s supposed to be the last week of the session, although Gov. Andrew Cuomo can always make everyone stay after class. More and more of late he does seem to ready to keep them after class, since he's not allowed to cane them. But as it stands, any...Read more »
Gender equality. The glass ceiling. The terms aren’t new, but finding ways to tackle the issue are constantly coming out.
Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, is a proponent of finding a balance between work and home to solve the problem. In "Lean In," a book about women in the workplace, Sandberg argues that to break the glass ceiling, we need to take a top-down...Read more »