GLENS FALLS — Progressive advocates will hold a demonstration outside U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s Glens Falls office on Thursday as the new Congress convenes.
Saratoga Progressive Action and other Indivisible groups and constituents will gather at 12:30 p.m. at 136 Glen St.
The groups are calling on Stefanik to support a funding bill that would reopen the government and not fund a border wall and to support the Democracy Reform bill that Democrats are expected to introduce that day.
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The reform bill would remove obstacles to voting, take on the corruption of money in politics and create ethics rules to stop self-dealing and conflicts of interest, according to a news release. The reform agenda includes automatic voter registration and a system of public campaign financing for small donors, according to the website of Brennan Center for Justice, a progressive think tank.
This demonstration is part of the “Who’s House? Our House!” events taking place throughout the country.