How Money In Politics Drives Politicians To Do Strange Things In Far Away Places
If you haven’t heard or seen the coverage, State Senator Marty Golden is involved in another corruption scandal. In exchange for generous contributions to upstate GOP campaigns, Brooklyn State Senator Marty Golden inserted some language into an affordable housing bill that gives millions of dollars ...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on the verge of becoming the largest trade agreement in history. The TPP masquerades as a "free-trade" agreement when in reality its designed to make it even easier for colossal corporations to ship American jobs overseas by dismantling organized labor, undercutting ...
Andrew Gounardes Calls For Public Financing Of Elections
Last week, the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption released a report detailing an enraging, though not surprising, level of corruption in our state government. The Commission’s report identified so many illegal activities, and incredulous abuses of legal activities, they can’t all ...
Meetings and Actions
May Meeting - Thursday 5/14
A lot to cover this month with everything from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the newly announced Progressive Agenda, New York State Senate Majority Leader Skelos resignation and the NY 11 Special Election.
Secret TreatiesWhy I’m Against the TPP
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on the verge of becoming the largest trade agreement in history. The TPP masquerades as a "free-trade" agreement when in reality its designed to make it even easier for colossal corporations to ship American jobs overseas by dismantling organized labor, undercutting workers' rights and shirking environmental regulations.
Andrew Gounardes is a proud product of the neighborhood where he was born and raised: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. His father, a dentist, and mother, a public school teacher, brought up Andrew and his siblings with a strong commitment to serving their community. Read More
About Bay Ridge Democrats
We are a progressive political club dedicated to the future of our community. Our club was founded by taxpayers, working families, young professionals, students and seniors who care about the neighborhood and want to keep things moving forward.
Whether you are new or native to Bay Ridge, come join the conversation and get involved in local politics at the grassroots level.
We meet at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of every month in the back room of the Bridgeview Diner located at 9011 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209.
Take the R train to the 95th Street station. Our meetings are open to the public but only members in good standing have voting rights.