Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Op-Ed by Tom DePrisco  NYS law mandates voters be asked every twenty years, or at other times, if they would like a Constitutional Convention. We will be asked this question on Election Day 2017. Any part of our constitution could be changed as a result of a Constitutional Convention. Previously, state legislators have successfully proposed […]

Schoenberger Statement on Legislature Resize Proposal

COMMENTS BY ILAN SCHOENBERGER WITH REGARD TO THE PROPOSAL TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE ROCKLAND COUNTY LEGISLATURE I was a member of the Legislature when we redistricted County government to go from a legislature elected town-wide to single member districts. At that time I voted to support reduction of the Legislature from 21 members […]

Carlucci Contemplates Power Move

Despite election results seemingly tilting NY Senate to liberal control, Carlucci’s coalition of “Democrats” may defect to align with GOP leadership BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Will he or won’t he? All eyes are on State Senator David Carlucci and his political boss Jeff Klein of the Independent Democrat Conference. Even though the Democrats have won the […]

SENATOR DIAZ SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT

You should know that I have been reading, here and there, different statements attributed to me, and some of them indicating my willingness to give my support for the State Senate to Dean Skelos and the Republican Conference. You should also know that four years ago, in 2008, when the Four Amigos came into being, […]

Change is Coming to the Republican Party

Statement from the Republican Liberty Caucus   WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks made at a post-election event for members, Republican Liberty Caucus National Chairman Dave Nalle observed that “If you nominate a candidate who has a position to please every constituency you run the risk that voters will decide that this is the same thing […]

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