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This Group of Politicians Just Put Forward a Platform Progressives Can Embrace

By Peter Moskowitz, July 26, 2016 At the DNC, Local Progress offers a vision of cities as the center of […]

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Local Progress and Community Allies Win Major Housing Reforms!

For the last two years, Local Progress and the Center for Popular Democracy, with the leadership of community groups Alliance […]

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The Leadership of Local Progress’s Members Highlighted in New York Times Article!

Liberals Turn to Cities to Pass Laws and Spread Ideas (Jan 26):  “Fourteen states have since changed their minimum wage laws, […]

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86 Upstate Elected Officials Call For $15 Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Asya Pikovsky, 207-522-2442 85 Upstate Elected Officials Call For $15 Minimum Wage As budget deadline approaches, […]

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San Diego Leads in Transition to Renewable Power

San Diego became the first city in the country to pass a legally binding resolution to transition to 100% renewable power by […]

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New York City Moves on Paid Parental Leave

Mayor and Local Progress Member Bill De Blasio signed paid parental leave into law earlier this year, guaranteeing six weeks of paid […]

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Seattle Permits Uber and Lyft Drivers to Unionize

Just before the holiday season, Seattle took an important step in allowing Lyft and Uber drivers to unionize. The bill, sponsored by Local […]

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Austin Goes Big on Affordable Housing

Council Member and Local Progress Member Delia Garza partnered with Mayor Steve Adler to assemble a major affordable housing deal for East Austin. […]

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New York Launches New Progressive Electeds Network

On the weekend of February 20th, for the first time, local progressive elected officials from around New York met in […]

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National group with Philly ties strives for good

In the tense hours after a young black man in her city was killed in an encounter with police, Minneapolis […]

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