Exclusive: Working Families Party endorses Claire Cousin for a Hudson Valley Assembly seat

City & State New York

“Taking on an incumbent who has been in office for a decade is no easy feat, but Claire Cousin is not one to shy away from a challenge.”

Union rallies to protect Social Security, Medicare

Daily Gazette

“Working-class people should not have to wait until 69 to retire, said Claire Cousin, Hudson 1st Ward supervisor, and state Assembly candidate, at the rally. ‘I worked as a teacher’s assistant, a home health aide, a nurse, CNA, grocery clerk, housing organizer and more. I know what it looks like to be on your feet, wearing down your body to make ends meet. If you tell me that I have to wait until I’m 69 to retire, those are fighting words.'”

As state plans to match campaign contributions, elections heat up

Times Union

“It’s sending a clear message that folks like myself have a more fair opportunity to run a competitive race,” said Cousin, who is backed by the Working Families Party.”

Opinion: No Housing Deal Without Statewide Good Cause Eviction

Kingston Wire

“Politicians are meant to represent our interests, not the real estate industry’s. For too long, elected officials have sided with lobbying groups like the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) instead of renters. It appears they are poised to do that once again based on the tenor of budget negotiations.”