Posted here are the Minutes of January 2014. Here are some highlights. David Kruger updated everyone about the anti-fracking bus trip to Albany on January 8th. More press coverage from PBS station WSKG Keen Berger reported that Tim Gay has resigned at the Board of Elections, and will be replaced by Jamal Nelson, District Leader in Harlem. Keen also announced that the transfer of 75 Morton Street from New York State to New York City for a middle school is still […]
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VID Elected 2014 Officers
At the January 9, 2014 meeting, VID elected 2014 officers… after a stimulating and thorough forum led by Kate Press, Deputy National Field Director for J Street on Secretary of State John Kerry’s Initiative To Achieve a Two State Solution To The Israeli/Palestinian Issue, club members nominated and elected the remaining Officers and Executive Committee members for 2014. VID elected 2014 officers include: Anthony Hoffmann, President Nat Johnson, Vice President Irene Kaufman, Vice President Katharine Wolpe, Vice President Linda Jacobson, Treasurer Kathy […]
Frieda Bradlow Hosts VID Holiday Party…Again!
Hostess Par Excellence, Frieda Bradlow, Hosts VID Holiday Party…Again! Grateful pols, VID members and friends vigorously bound up Frieda Bradlow’s steps on a very crisp December 15th to enter the by now celebrated West Village political parlor. The conversation was, at times, animated, at others hushed; the food scrumptious; the drink just right. The list of attendees? Take note: NYC Comptroller John Liu; Borough President-Elect Gale Brewer; NYS Senator Brad Hoylman; NYS Assemblymember Deborah Glick; NYS State Committee member and President […]
Small Business, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Military Sexual Assaults , Filibuster and Campaign Finance Reform
At VID’s December meeting the major topics were Small Business, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sexual Assaults in Military, Filibuster and Campaign Finance Reform Village Independent Democrats approved one letter and three resolutions at the Dec 12th meeting. You can read them by clicking below. Sharon Woolums introduced the resolution on Small Business Jobs Survival Act; Alec Pruchnicki and Ron Illardo presented points in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the resolution. Club President Tony Hoffmann reviewed the points made in the letter […]