Category Archives: NYS Government

Redistricting Revisited

New York’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that Democratic leaders had violated the State Constitution when drawing new congressional and State Senate districts, ordering a court-appointed special master to draw replacement lines for this year’s critical midterm elections instead. — … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin for Governor — Part II

Defending Your Freedoms “Finally, Kathy Hochul has succumbed to the pressure of millions of parents, teachers and New Yorkers fighting to unmask our kids. Unfortunately, for too many New York children, the damage of extensive, over the top COVID restrictions … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin for Governor — Part I

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) has been named the presumptive nominee for Governor of New York by both the New York Republican and Conservative Parties. Other candidates would need to petition to get on the ballot. Lee Zeldin on “Securing our Streets.” PUBLIC SAFETY … Continue reading

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Chemung County’s Parliamentary Government

We’re living in a very diverse world. We are looking now for leadership to reflect the people they’re leading. People are looking for that across the board. When they don’t see that, they question why not. We need a better … Continue reading

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Did Tom Reed write this?

I believe a compromise position regarding the state and local tax deduction is achievable. In fact, I have discussed including a credit for state and local taxes which will ensure a tax cut for the hardworking local property taxpayers of … Continue reading

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Proposals on the November 7 Ballot

We will vote on November 7  to help decide who will be on our County Legislatures and Town Boards. We will elect  Town Clerks, Town Justices, and Highway Supervisors and other public officers. After you vote on the front of … Continue reading

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Plumb-Reed Mayville Debate Video

The Chautauqua League of Women Voters held a debate between Rep. Tom Reed and John Plumb in Mayville. It was recorded by Chautauqua Community TV Channel 5 and that video is included.  The debate was sponsored by the two largest … Continue reading

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Public Service As An Expression of an Authentic Self

This article, which focuses on  NYS Senate candidate Leslie Banks Burke (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates & part of Tompkins Counties) was submitted by Lee Marcus, friend of the New NY 23rd. Lee is a writer who lives in Arkport.   … Continue reading

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State Senate Races in the NY23rd

For the first time in the short history of the NY23rd Congressional District, four (out of six)  State Senate districts which are fully or partly located in the NY23rd will have a real competitive race (with a Republican AND a Democratic candidate) in … Continue reading

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The following is a press release from Leslie Danks Burke, NY State Senate Candidate from the 58th Senatorial District, which covers Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates Counties. Her opponent is incumbent Thomas O’Mara.   “Back-room deals keep our … Continue reading

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