Political Action Updates

  • Last Chance to Fill out Your Census Form

    09.24.2020/Political Action
    It feels like a million years ago, but it was only about 8 months ago, when NYSUT began our NYSUT Counts campaign to promote the importance of the 2020 Census and encourage our members and allies to complete the Census. The COVID...
  • PAC Update - Vote by Mail, Heroes Act and More

    09.24.2020/Political Action
    I can honestly say that we are the busiest that we have ever been in our entire teaching career, whether you are a first-year teacher or a thirty-year-veteran. While we are hitting 2020-21 school year full speed ahead, I would...
  • PAC Update

    07.28.2020/Political Action
    AFT has been working with NYSUT and affiliates from across the country in spreading the word that our members, families, students, and legislators need to advocate in support of the stimulus money called the HEROES Act (Health...
  • PAC Update

    05.19.2020/Political Action
    We hope this email finds everyone safe, well and healthy. Last week, we informed you about the NYSUT Member Action Center, and encouraged you to sign up if you were not already. It is a great way to stay informed, educated and...
  • PAC Update: Deadline to Change Party Registration Before Primary is Friday

    02.13.2020/Political Action
    Every 4 years, our nation gears up to elect or re-elect our Commander-in-Chief, the President of the United States. With Iowa and New Hampshire recently awarding delegates, one could conclude that the race is on. Governor ...
  • 2019 Endorsements

    11.05.2019/Political Action
    For the first time this year, New Yorkers will be able to vote early. You can vote at any of the polling locations below through Sunday. Of course, you are also able to vote at your normal polling location on Tuesday November 5th...
  • BSCTA Elections

    04.08.2019/Political Action
    Nominations for BSCTA offices are closed and we will have one contested election for 2nd VP. Below are the bios from each of the candidates.    Voting will take place in each building on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 and the winners...
  • Anti-Union Group May Knock on Your Door

    12.18.2018/Political Action
    NYSUT is warning teachers that anti-union canvassers from a group New Choice NY may knock on your door in the coming weeks to urge you to leave BSCTA. Over the summer, some anti-union groups tried this as well, but were largely...
  • Upcoming Labor Walks

    09.27.2018/Political Action
    What's a labor walk? Labor walk's are a combination of knocking on doors to try and talk to people if they're home and/or just leaving campaign literature at about half the doors where no one is home. We've been using the term...
  • NYSUT Backed Candidates Win

    09.14.2018/Political Action
    Led by Democratic attorney general hopeful Tish James, most of our union-backed candidates won convincingly in Thursday's state primary elections. "This will change the shape of politics in Albany," said NYSUT President Andy...
  • NYSUT Endorsements

    08.27.2018/Political Action
      With the New York State primaries coming up in September and the mid-term elections coming up in November, NYSUT has released their list of endorsements. Below is their statement on why they chose these candidates along with...
  • Replace APPR with Local Control of Teacher Evaluations!

    04.30.2018/Political Action
    Take action now. Click here to fax your State Senator a letter asking them to replace APPR with local control.