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Mar
21
2012

Reynolds wins Youngstown Democratic nomination for mayor

Reynolds wins Youngstown Democratic nomination for mayor
by Tim Schmitt Wednesday, March 21st, 2012  Click on the following link for the story: http://belowthefalls.com/home/story/reynolds-wins-youngstown-democratic-nomination-mayor ...
Mar
18
2012

Do As I Say, Not As I Do--Dysfunctional Legislators Protect Themselves Again

  By Don Glynn Niagara Gazette Column by Don Glynn — Sometimes the lawmakers in Albany convey the impression that they dont’ mind being called dysfunctional.

Take the thoroughly shameful scheme the legislative leaders in both parties concocted as part of their commitment to redraw  districts to conform to the new Census.

That federally-mandated popula...
Mar
18
2012

Maziarz Money Machine

  This story first appeared in the "Joe Friday" section of the online "Investigative Post."  You can find it at www.investigativepost.org. George Maziarz is probably Western New York’s most powerful state legislator. The Newfane Republican represents the 62nd District, which includes all of Niagara County outside the City of Niagara Falls, Orleans Cou...
Mar
7
2012

86-Year-Old Ohio Veteran Can’t Vote After Government-Issued ID Is Rejected At Poll

By Travis Waldron on Mar 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/03/06/439324/86-year-old-ohio-veteran-cant-vote-after-government-issued-id-is-rejected-at-poll/     Paul Carroll, an 86-year-old World War II veteran who has lived in the same Ohio town for four decades, was denied a chance to vote in the state’s prima...
Mar
7
2012

Former U.S. Rep. Lincoln Davis says he was denied right to vote

  http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120306/NEWS02/303060082 8:35 PM, Mar. 6, 2012    Former U.S. Rep. Lincoln Davis said he and his wife Lynda were denied the right to vote Tuesday in his Fentress County hometown.  “We walked in and they told me I was not a registered voter. I had been taken off the list,” said Davis, who served ...
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