Politics

Governor Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State

  Governor Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State Announces Up to $10 Million in Grant Funding to Advance Research and Provide Resources to Future Processing Businesses Legislation Clarifies Status of Industrial Hemp as An Agricultural Commodity in the State   Establishes Working Group to…

Brewster Man Faces Felony Drug Charges

  Brewster Man Faces Felony Drug Charges Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Brewster man on felony drug charges. In June of this year, a deputy sheriff assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that the defendant was selling prescription pills in the Town of Southeast area….

President Barack Obama Endorses Zephyr Teachout

  President Barack Obama Endorses Zephyr Teachout   Today, Zephyr Teachout received the endorsement of President Barack Obama. Obama called Zephyr an “independent fighter” and cited her work fighting to “create an economy that works for everyone in this district.”   DOVER NY – “I’m proud to endorse Zephyr Teachout for the United States House…

Zephyr Teachout Wins Democratic Primary for Congress

  Zephyr Teachout Wins Democratic Primary for Congress   Dover Plains – On Tuesday night, Zephyr Teachout won the democratic primary for Congress in NY’s 19th district. She issued the following statement: “Together we’re going to take back our democracy from the powerful interests and lobbyists who want to keep us out. I’m not a…