Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced the Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act, a bill that would allow borrowers to refinance their student loan debt at a lower interest rate. Gillibrand reasons that since business owners and homeowners are able to refinance, why can’t student loan holders?
“I urge President Obama to make refinancing student loans a top priority,” Gillibrand told the Albany Times Union. “Our young people should be (more…)
This document (click the link) has been sent to New York State legislators to keep the pressure on regarding a Cost of Living Adjustment, especially needed in Local 200United’s Health and Human Services Division.
Governor’s Program Bill–Casino Gaming
SEIU Local 200United supports the revised version of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s program bill on casino gaming. We represent (more…)
SEIU Local 200United supports this bill which amends the Tax Law with regard to the operations of certain video lottery terminal “racinos” in the area affected (more…)
In a victory for people with disabilities and those workers who take care of them, SEIU Local 200United applauds state elected officials who successfully restored $90 million in budget cuts to the Office for People With Developmental (more…)