Betsy Kraat, an activist, master's candidate in social work, and mother of two, has experienced rising costs and income disparity first-hand.Betsy Kraat

A Hopeful, Progressive Bid for the Catskills’ 102nd District

Progressive activist Betsy Kraat believes in universal health care, marijuana reform, tenant protections, and restrictions on STRs. Can she unseat freshman Assemblyman Chris Tague this fall?

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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On the Ground with the Young Activists Transforming Newburgh

A photo series showcasing justice activists in one of New York’s most interesting and historic cities.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Columbia County Nursing Home Dumped Dying Residents At Hospitals

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, August 11 and Wednesday, August 12.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cuomo Accuses Schools Of Not Submitting Reopening Plans

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, August 8 through Monday, August 10.