Yonkers Tribune: Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Says Pass the Pledge
On the first day of the State Senate session, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District – D/I/WF) and senators designated “Heroes of Reform” by Honorable Mayor Ed Koch called on Majority Leader Dean Skelos and the senate leadership to today keep their promise by passing Mayor Koch’s “New York Uprising Heroes of Reform” pledge as the New York State Senate’s first order of business in the New Year. Senate Democrats encouraged all New Yorkers to sign an online petition at www.PassThePledge.com, to ensure the Senate majority keeps its promise and delivers on reform. The petition calls for action on the New York Uprising reform bills before the Senate moves on to consider other legislation. Before the election, 54 of 62 members of the incoming Senate signed Mayor Koch’s pledge to clean up Albany. With a clear mandate to pass comprehensive reform legislation, the time has come for pledges made to become promises kept...
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Yonkers Tribune - (January 10, 2011)