• City Hall Whiteboard

    Cuomo featured in $1.3M organ donation ad campaign

    A coalition of health care groups kicked off a seven-figure ad buy today to promote organ donation in a message featuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The campaign is a partnership between the Healthcare Education Project, which features reliable Cuomo allies 1199SEIU, the Great…

  • Albany Whiteboard

    1199 SEIU endorses Kaminsky

    State Senator Todd Kaminsky has been endorsed by 1199 SEIU, according to a release from his campaign. It’s a reversal for the powerful health care union, which endorsed Republican Chris McGrath over Kaminsky, a Democrat, in an April special election. McGrath is making…

  • City Hall Whiteboard

    1199 backs Salamanca for re-election

    1199 SEIU, the health care workers union, announced Tuesday it will endorse Councilman Rafael Salamanca of the Bronx for re-election. Salamanca represents the 17th Council District, which includes parts of the South Bronx. He was elected earlier this year to replace Co…