By Urban CNY News | Published by Urban CNY Syracuse, N.Y. – The nation’s largest gun violence prevention organization has designated Dana Balter a “Gun Sense Candidate” in her run for Congress in the Central New York’s 24th District. “Most gun owners are responsible, and we know there are common sense safety measures that we […]
Two national progressive groups endorse Dana Balter for Congress
Democracy for America and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee are supporting Balter, D-Syracuse, the organizations said Balter is “running a bold campaign” on establishing a Medicare-for-all system, increasing wages for workers and closing tax loopholes that benefit corporations and wealthy individuals.
The Indivisible Project endorses Dana Balter
“Dana Balter understands the real needs of her community and will be a champion for working families. She will be well positioned to fight for the needs of central New York,” said Maria Urbina, the national political director of the Indivisible Project.
Syracuse University College Democrats endorse Dana Balter
The College Democrats voted by simple majority to endorse Balter at the organization’s Tuesday night meeting. Jordan Lally, acting president of the organization, said the group allowed members to talk about and question the vote before casting ballots, but the discussion was “pretty quick.”
New York Progressive Action Network endorses Dana Balter for Congress
Dana is standing up for things the people in her district need most: adequate, affordable healthcare for every person; an equitable, high quality education for every child; policies that promote economic justice and meaningful employment; an insistence and demand for equal treatment under the law for all people; protection of our natural resources; a restoration of respect for our democratic institutions and American values.
Democratic Women of Cayuga County endorses Dana Balter for Congress
The group cited Balter’s focus on affordable health care, economic growth, environmental protections and public education. Balter has made those issues high priorities during her congressional bid.
Barbara Post, who serves as treasurer of the Democratic Women of Cayuga County, said the group was also impressed with the campaign organization Balter has formed since entering the race in September.