Tag Archives: Leslie Danks Burke

Health Insurance

Liberals rage against the Trump-Ryan plan for a lot of reasons, but most of it boils down to anger that fewer people will have coverage. Conservatives are raging too, because, as Kentucky Senator Paul put it, Congress’s proposal will “do … Continue reading

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Working Together to Keep America Moving Forward

In September I became one of the two new C0-Chairs of the Yates County Democratic Committee. After the election we decided to pause and take time to understand what we in the NY 23rd, and the rest of the country, had … Continue reading

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Sen. Tom O’Mara & Rep. Chris Friend’s Legacies

This article was written by Ruth S. Young of Horseheads. Some newspapers would not print it because of its length. Senator O’Mara says the southern tier has a strong foundation upon which to build. Chemung County is at the bottom … 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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Donald Trump does not represent Southern Tier Values

This article was written by  Russell Tocqueville, a friend of the New NY23rd, and a long time Southern Tier resident. Having grown up and spent most of my life in the Southern Tier among friends and family, I can first hand … Continue reading

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NY 23rds Debates Schedule & More

This is crunch time for the campaigns. Here is information about debates and scheduled radio interviews with various NY23rd candidates. I have also included some previously recorded interviews and even a Leslie Danks Burke radio ad and John Plumb commercials … Continue reading

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Leslie Danks Burke Announces Fund Raising information

Leslie Danks Burke, New York State Senate Democratic Candidate for the 58th District (Chemung, Schulyer, Steuben, Yates and part of Tompkins Counties), has announced that she has raised $213,929 in this filing period, making her total $385,894. She also announced: She … Continue reading

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Leslie Danks Burke Update

Leslie Danks Burke announced that she has filed her State Senate petitions to be on the November 8 ballot it represent the 58th Senatorial District (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben Yates and part of Tompkins Counties). LDB has filed petitions to be … 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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WRITE ON: It’s non-debatable — voters must demand serious debates

This article was written by Michael J. Fitzgerald as his weekly column, “WRITE ON” in the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva).  It was published on Friday, June 3. Fitzgerald’s third novel, “The Devil’s Pipeline” is planned for publication early next year.  If there … Continue reading

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