The Latest from Jeff

I joined Rita Vanacore of ‘Planet Seniors’ on Radio Kingston earlier this week to discuss why I’m advocating for Medicare for All, raising Social Security benefits, and forgiving student loan debt. These aren’t abstract concepts to be debated— they are tangible and achievable policies that...

Most people don't even vote and most of our political discussion has become one big charade, where we talk about the issues but we don't do anything about them. Instead, we've had a slide towards plutocracy and oligarchy in this country for the last 40...

We must increase Social Security benefits because too many seniors are struggling, even after a lifetime of hard work and paying into the system. The wealthiest Americans are not contributing their fair share to Social Security, and I will fight to change that as your...

Enacting Medicare for All means no more ballooning premiums, no more high deductibles and no more co-pays that can’t be met— just better care and more money in the pockets of ALL Americans. The time to pass it is NOW. Support our campaign here: [button size='large' hover_type="default"...

A federal jobs guarantee— like the one put forth in the Senate by Bernie Sanders— will provide every American who wants or needs employment with a job that pays $15 an hour plus healthcare benefits. This program will create and fund hundreds of projects across...

Republicans are claiming the latest unemployment figures as a victory. Instead of looking at unemployment numbers, we should be looking at our EMPLOYMENT numbers, which are severely lagging behind other industrialized nations. We need to be putting forth policies that support working people and create...

John Faso, who spent over a decade of his career as a lobbyist, has been loyally serving the payday lending industry which has been financing him for years. It’s why he’s pushed for repeal of regulations on the types of high-interest loans these types of...

Today our team joined marchers across our home and all the way to Washington, D.C. to say #enough to gun violence! They marched in Oneonta and Poughkeepsie, my own mom hit the streets of D.C., and I finished the day speaking to a crowd at...

Medicare for All This isn’t about standing up for ‘better access to care,’ as some Democrats would say, but instead for Medicare for All, H.R. 676, and to pass it now. When I stand up for Medicare for All, it’s because I know first-hand what it’s...

At a time of national crisis, what's our Congressman doing? Trying to sneak through legislation that will limit a woman's right to choose. #HR36 #UnRepresentative...