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Apr
25
2017

Rob Ortt's Motion to Dismiss DENIED . . . Time to Resign!!

Rob Ortt's Motion to Dismiss DENIED . . . Time to Resign!!
An Albany County Court judge Monday turned down a motion to dismiss a corruption case against State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-North Tonawanda, on a claim that he was improperly denied a chance to speak before an Albany County grand jury on March 23. In his decision, Judge Peter A. Lynch noted that Ortt had declined to give a statement in advance of questioning in front of the jury and th...
Apr
20
2017

Darryl DiNoto Update

Darryl DiNoto is undergoing surgery today at Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital. Please keep him in your prayers this morning. We will have an update on his status later today. Thank you. ...
Apr
11
2017

Pendleton GOP Town Supervisor Raises Taxes 123%

Pendleton GOP Town Supervisor Raises Taxes 123%
A report from our Town of Pendleton Democratic Committee Chairman Jim Sacco   I went to the Pendleton Town Board meeting today and asked the following questions:   Questions to Pendleton Town Board:   Over the past few years the Town Board in Pendleton has cut the Town Taxes each year.     I b...
Apr
7
2017

Nicholas D'Angelo: State Budget and Criminal Justice Reform

Nicholas D'Angelo: State Budget and Criminal Justice Reform
There has been a lot going on over the past week, but I believe the most significant among them is the state legislature's innability to pass a budget. It is my hope that state lawmakers can come to an agreement soon on the outstanding issues of education spending, charter schools, and criminal justice reform.     Most important among the three issues mentioned, at le...
Apr
5
2017

Lewiston Supervisor Disciplined by Sheriff

Lewiston Supervisor Disciplined by Sheriff
http://www.niagara-gazette.com/news/local_news/lewiston-supervisor-disciplined-by-sheriff/article_2582d0f4-eeff-57d0-b19a-bc6c45e19436.html...
Mar
29
2017

Gorsuch Scotus Nomination

Gorsuch Scotus Nomination
Gorsuch SCOTUS Nomination BACKGROUND: As this vote comes closer, there is a path to victory for Democrats to hang together and force Republicans to face the highly unpopular step of changing the 60-vote rule, which they may or may not have the votes for (NOTE: we recommend talking about the “60-vote threshold”) Several arguments against Gorsuch h...
Mar
28
2017

Democratic Message on Healthcare

Democratic Message on Healthcare
Healthcare   TrumpCare is dead, but the fight is not over.   Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are actively trying to sabotage our current healthcare system. -       They are hoping that things will get so bad that Americans will get desperate enough to support a Republican plan (Americans opposed TrumpCare by a...
Mar
27
2017

D'Angelo Digest: Week in Review

D'Angelo Digest: Week in Review
It is my opinion that - regardless of political party affiliation - this is not okay. I would call out Democrats for this type of behavior equally as I am now with the Republicans. I think we need to bring Niagara County in a new direction. One without backroom deals or putting your own self-interest above those of the people you are elected to represent. The fact that "it happens"...
Mar
25
2017

CUOMO RESPONSE TO WHITE SUPREMACIST FLIERS IN LEWISTON

CUOMO RESPONSE TO WHITE SUPREMACIST FLIERS IN LEWISTON
GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS INVESTIGATION INTO WHITE SUPREMACIST FLIERS FOUND IN LEWISTON   "As a New Yorker, I was disgusted and offended by the fliers promoting a white nationalist group in Lewiston. These messages contradict all that we stand for as New Yorkers. "I am directing the State Police to work with local law enforcement to conduct a thorough investigation to ...
Mar
24
2017

Governor Cuomo Comments on Chris Collins

Governor Cuomo Comments on Chris Collins
https://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo/videos/1465125130185362/...
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