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Everything that happens at SUNY and therefore on the Stony Brook campus is decided by the NYS legislators and the governor. Your involvement in the political process influences our elected officials. Make your voice heard. Consider joining UUP’s ADVOCACY efforts.


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Are you interested in making a difference? Join a small group of UUPers  and visit your NYS Legislator either in Albany or at the his/her local Long Island Office.
Join a small group of UUPers  going to ALBANY  on JUNE 6, 2017 to speak with our NYS legislators to remind them the importance of  DSH payments to our SUNY Hospitals.     To get involved contact the SB HSC Chapter Office at 631 444-1505 for more details.

It is imperative that we continually remind our state leaders the importance of directing NYS tax-dollars to SUNY, to support our SUNY campuses, our 4 SUNY HSCs, our 3 SUNY hospitals and our LI State Vets Home. CONSIDER donating to VOTE/COPE our political action fund. As little as a dollar a paycheck ($26 annually) will ensure that we have the funds we need to advocate on behalf of our patients, our students, our communities, and our members. CLICK HERE to Donate to VOTE/COPE

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To send letters to NYS Legislators in support of SUNY campuses, SUNY hospitals, and transparency legislation in the operation of SUNY research and other foundations  CLICK HERE

Consider participating in a “Day of Action” in Albany on Monday March 13. For more information CLICK HERE To register CLICK HERE After you registered, plan to attend ONE of the Training Sessions at Touro Law School, 225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, either Monday, Feb 27th or Monday, Mar 6th.

What do you know about the possibility of aNY State CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION? OnNov. 7, 2017, the people of NYS will be asked: “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?” This question appears on the ballot every 20 years under the New York State Constitution (Article 19, §2).  Amending the NYS Constitution MAY NOT be beneficial.
For Constitutional Convention Fact Sheet and concerns CLICK HERE

UUP Advocates for SUNY
Watch UUP’s ad advocating for SUNY CLICK HERE

What about Southampton Hospital?
Have you heard that STONY BROOK MEDICINE and SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL have taken a major step toward a stronger partnership? CLICK HERE to read more about these plans.