Tag: election

Episode 1 of PJSTA Live Coming This Week

Yesterday we shared with you about PJSTA Live, a new initiative of ours to engage members of the PJSTA and broader public education and labor communities on the issues that are pertinent to the work that we do.  Today I am excited to announce details of the broadcast’s first episode. On Wednesday night we will …

Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones, and Where they Stand on Public Education

Yesterday the PJSTA hosted an approximate 50 people who came out to hear gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins speak.  Hawkins, the Green Party candidate endorsed by the PJSTA, is the only pro-public education candidate in the election. To see where each candidate stands on issues related to public education click here: GOVERNORS RACE SIDE BY SIDE To …

Video: Zephyr Teachout Talks Public Ed at PJSTA Conference Day

The Race for the 2nd Assembly Seat

Typically elections for the New York State Legislature are held in even numbered years.  However this year there will be a special vote held for New York State’s 2nd Assembly District on election day.  Former Assemblyman Dan Losquadro stepped down earlier this year to become the Brookhaven Superintendent of Highways, leaving the 2nd Assembly District …

Re-elect Tim Bishop

Volunteers Needed

The PJSTA will need volunteers for a few things coming up this election season.  First, we  are seeking members who can make phone calls for Tim Bishop on Monday, September 10th at the NYSUT Regional Office.  The phone bank starts at 3:00 pm, so PJSTA members could head right over after school. Next we are …

Campaign Kickoff Event for Tim Bishop

The Long Island Federation of Labor is holding a campaign kickoff event for Tim Bishop on August 9th from 6-8 pm at IBEW Local 25 (375 Motor Parkway, Hauppague).  This will be a chance to show support for Mr. Bishop in his bid for re-election.  If it fits your schedule please try to come on …