Cynthia Nixon http://wrvo.org en Last minute push for school aid amid voter dissatisfaction http://wrvo.org/post/last-minute-push-school-aid-amid-voter-dissatisfaction <p></p><p>Education funding advocates, including actress Cynthia Nixon, made a last-minute pitch for extra money for schools in the state budget. Meanwhile, a new poll finds many New Yorkers think the quality of education in the state is deteriorating.</p><p>"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon has a child entering college as well as one in kindergarten. She says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s education policies in New York have increased inequality and led to two separate school systems within public schools, one for the rich and one for the poor.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:28:54 +0000 Karen DeWitt 53214 at http://wrvo.org Last minute push for school aid amid voter dissatisfaction After weeks of waiting, Cuomo releases women's equality bill http://wrvo.org/post/after-weeks-waiting-cuomo-releases-womens-equality-bill <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo is finally releasing legislation for his 10-point women’s agenda. It includes a provision to codify the abortion rights in the federal Roe v. Wade decision into New York state law. The governor says he’s been offered no assurances that it will pass the legislature.<br><br>Hundreds of women from a long list of women’s groups came to the Capitol for rally featuring actor Cynthia Nixon, among others. The governor’s plan includes a zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment, equal pay provisions, and greater protections for victims of domestic violence and women forced into sex trafficking. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 09:38:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38984 at http://wrvo.org After weeks of waiting, Cuomo releases women's equality bill