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Lawmakers and Advocates Call on New York Not to be a Penny Wise and a Pound Foolish in Lack of Planning for Problem Filled 2020 US Census

Albany, New York – Today, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Demographics and Reapportionment, was joined by good government groups, anti-poverty advocates and other legislators to call on the State...

January 23, 2018
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Crespo and Hunter Call for Funding for Communities Impacted by Exodus from Puerto Rico

Hon. Andrew M. CuomoGovernor of New York StateCapitol BuildingAlbany, New York 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo: We write to request that funding be available for the displaced people of Puerto Rico who have migrated to New York....

January 3, 2018
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NYS Lawmakers to Schumer and Pelosi: Shut It Down!

New York, NY – Today, members of the New York State Legislature, called on Democrat leadership in Washington to refrain from voting to support an end-of-year budget resolution that doesn’t include permanent protections for the...

December 7, 2017
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NYS Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force Calls for Massive Federal Aid for Puerto Rico

One week after a the massive hurricane Maria directly hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico with storm surge of over 18 feet and winds of over 155 miles per hour that destroyed much of the islands infrastructure and has left the islands agriculture...

September 27, 2017
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Crespo Releases List of Where to Donate to Help Puerto Rico with Disaster Relief and Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

“Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane with winds of 145 mph to 155 mph, landed in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning just a few days after Hurricane Irma. It is estimated that “Irma caused as much as $1 billion in damages on the bankrupt island.” The...

September 22, 2017
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