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NY State Senators under Attack

From Sue in Brookhaven:  The attacks from Ron Lauder on Democratic State Senators from Long Island are unconscionable as well as false. They also raise an important strategy question. These attacks especially infuriate me: at the same time that Lauder … Continue reading

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Voting in the Pandemic Era: Safety First.

Safety First (in the Southampton Press) As the officers of the Southampton Town Democratic Committee, we wanted to share some thoughts about the controversial decision to cancel the New York State Presidential Primary. We understand that there are Democrats who … Continue reading

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Federal Formula for Stimulus Aid to Hospitals Punishes New York State 

STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATE CANDIDATE DEMOCRAT LAURA AHEARN (SD-1) “The first 30 billion dollar distribution of federal coronavirus aid for hospitals is not being allocated based upon the incidence of COVID-19, but instead upon the number of Medicare recipients in 2019. … Continue reading

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Fair Elections for New York

https://fairelectionsny.org/about   New Yorkers deserve a responsive, accountable government. Voter turnout in New York is among the lowest in the nation, due in part to antiquated procedures for registration and voting that discourage participation. And our campaign finance system favors … Continue reading

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Playing Dirty: the Cox Brothers

Funded by the Cox brothers From: Nigel Noble Magic Lantern Media Inc. A friend from upstate NY sent me this. Playing dirty: Received a postcard just today stressing how I should vote for my congressional district’s “Green candidate” over the … Continue reading

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Eight Turncoat NY State Senators

Want to know why New York can’t fix the MTA, have same day voter registration, and enact real campaign finance reform? There’s one big reason: The Independent “Democratic” Conference, also known as the IDC. The IDC is a group of … Continue reading

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New York Agrees To Give Voter Info To Trump

BREAKING: The NY Board of Elections will comply with the feds and hand over the state’s voter database. Here’s what that means for you. By Simone Wilson (Patch Staff) – Updated August 2, 2017 6:32 pm ET ALBANY, NY — … Continue reading

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New Senate health bill shows no love for New York

http://buffalonews.com/2017/07/15/new-senate-health-bill-shows-no-love-new-york/ By Jerry Zremski | Published July 15, 2017 | Updated July 15, 2017 WASHINGTON – To hear New York health care experts tell it, the Republican senators’ new plan to replace Obamacare is the legislative equivalent of a grave … Continue reading

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Peter King & Lee Zeldin: will they sell us out?

This is sort of comical.  It is called the Collins amendment to the AHCA (Trumpcare) – it is a horse trade specific to NY State.  Only in New York! In NYS counties pay 13 % of the medicaid bill (the … Continue reading

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