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Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos55 Front StreetRockville Centre, NY 11570August 18, 2012Re: Our visit to your home & an invitation for you to come to oursDear Majority Leader Skelos,As you probably know, hundreds of members of Community Voices Heard visited your home todayon Long Island to urge you to be more responsive tothe needs of low-income communities andcommunities of color. Before we stopped by yourhouse, we considered your job performance to-dateon a few specific issues that are critical to ourcommunities.We write to share our evaluation of your jobperformance and to invite you to join us in touringour communities in New York City, Newburgh,Poughkeepsie and Yonkers. This should give you asense of how New Yorkers, particularly low-incomeNew Yorkers, feel about the way you have beenleading the state government.
In addition to the report card included here inthis letter, we are leaving hundreds of reportcards completed today by CVH members and anoversized, 4 ft. x 5 ft. report card at your home.We offer this large-format report card as areminder of our visit today and hope that it willserve as a daily encouragement for you to step up and fight for our communities.
Our organization has been attempting to get your attention on our issues, and we hope you willmake time in your schedule to join us on a tour of our communities. We urge you to do more toadvance the causes of: