Politics

Jimmy Pearson Endorsements

Jimmy Pearson will make a great County Legislator. He has already reached out to his constituents to understand their needs and concerns. Amongst these are strengthening emergency services, improving public transportation, and protecting the environment as an economic driver for the Hudson Valley. Jimmy will work energetically to represent us in  the County Legislature. His…

Endorsement: John Thomes

  October 21, 2017 Dear Friends, I am writing to endorse the candidacy of my brother, John Thomes, for re-election as your County Legislator from District 23, Pawling, East Fishkill, Beekman. John has served you for four terms in this capacity.  He is currently the Chairman of the Family and Human Services Committee and a…

Letter to the Editor: Dutchess County Legislature Lacks Forceful Public Servants

  Dutchess County Legislature Lacks Forceful Public Servants Since beginning my campaign to represent  our community in the Dutchess County Legislature, I have enjoyed many conversations with friends and neighbors about the local issues that are important to them, like emergency medical services, public transportation, and economic opportunity. During many of these conversations, residents have…

The Democratic Club of the Town of Clinton is holding an afternoon Meet-Your-Neighbor get-together On Saturday, June 24

The Democratic Club of the Town of Clinton is holding an afternoon Meet-Your-Neighbor get-together On Saturday, June 24 On Saturday, June 24 at 2pm, the Democratic Club of the Town of Clinton is holding an afternoon Meet-Your-Neighbor get-together at Fran Mark Pavilion on Clinton Hollow Road in Clinton. The event, from 2-5pm, will include live acoustic music, wine…

Rally for Climate Science and EPA Funding

    What:                   Demonstrators to Call for Leadership from Rep. John Faso on the Environment When:                 Monday, June 5, 8:30 a.m. Where:               Cary Institute, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook, NY (see attached map for details)   The local negative economic and health impacts due to the Trump administration’s proposed EPA and other science-based…

Dutchess County Residents to Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend a Public Town Hall at Pawling Gathering

  Dutchess County Residents Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend Public Town Hall     According to a press release residents will be holding a peaceful gathering outside of Outside of O’Connor’s Public House, 6 Broad Street in Pawling to issue a formal invitation to Representative John Faso to attend public town hall in Dutchess…

Full Brown Interview: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess With California’

Full Brown Interview: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess With California’ In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) talked to Chuck Todd about President Trump’s healthcare and budget plans, the impact of immigrants, and the role that free trade plays in California. Source: www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/video/full-brown-interview-you-don-t-want-to-mess-with-california-905023555599

PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED: INFO ON YOUR HEALTH, FAMILY, FINANCES & MORE IS FOR WILL BE FOR SALE

   PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED:  INFO ON YOUR HEALTH, FAMILY, FINANCES & MORE IS FOR WILL BE FOR SALE     Internet Rules That Protect You & Your Kids’ Sensitive Personal Info—Like SSN & Google Searches—Have Just Been Threatened;…

New York State Operating Engineers endorse Murphy for re-election

  New York State Operating Engineers endorse Murphy for re-election BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY – In an unprecedented move, the New York State Conference of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) have formally endorsed New York State Senator Terrence Murphy. A progressive and diversified workforce, the IUOE operates and maintains heavy equipment that help build our…

Governor and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on 5 Point Ethics Reform Plan

  Agreement Enacts Nation’s Strongest Protections to Combat Citizens United; Prohibits Coordination between Candidates and Independent Expenditure Committees in New York State Election Law for the First Time; Mandates Across the Board Disclosure of Donors and Staff Elected Officials & Policy Makers Convicted of Corruption to Forfeit their Pension Legislation Establishes New York State’s First-Ever…

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 12 Years In Prison

  Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 12 Years In Prison Silver Also To Pay a $1.75 Million Fine To Take Into Account Taxpayer Funded Pension Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that former New York State Assembly…

Gipson Blasts Albany for Failing on Ethics

  Senator Serino joins Downstate Pols in Killing Anti-Corruption Reforms In continuing the tradition of Albany dysfunction, the State Senate’s budget was passed in the dark of night, negotiated in secret, and approved by Senators who never had a chance to even read it.  Most insulting to taxpayers, even after corruption scandals sent the leadership…