Public comment corruption at FCC

Activists and others who worked so hard to prevent hydraulic fracturing and the New York Regional Interconnect power line in New York State, and who are still working to prevent the opening of the Competitive Ventures Power Plant and the construction of a compressor station on the Millennium Pipeline in the Town of Highland, understand the power

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Kudos to legislator for vaping end

When entering the government center in Monticello November 9, it would have been hard for a visitor to miss seeing three posters in the lobby: One was a picture of the county chair Luis Alvarez holding a sign that said, “I support no smoking on county property,” another was legislator Mark McCarthy holding the same sign and the third was a pictu

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These are taxing times

Republicans in Washington, DC on November 2 unveiled details of their highly anticipated Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Some Republicans in high-tax states such as New York have expressed concern about the elimination of the ability of residents to deduct their state income taxes from their federal taxes. Rep.

Conventional wisdom

A debate at SUNY Sullivan on the pros and cons of a New York State constitutional convention was held on October 11 between convention expert Gerald Benjamin and union organizer Michael Grubiak. Benjamin favors a convention; Grubiak does not.

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Political favors and wealthy donors

On September 18, a three-judge federal appeals panel threw out the corruption conviction of former New York State Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam. Father and son had been convicted of fraud and bribery, and Dean of using his office to pressure his company to give his son a mostly no-show job.



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