Organized labor threatens to drop support of liberals! Statement from CSEA President Danny Donohue: “CSEA will immediately suspend all state political endorsements and contributions. This unprecedented action is a direct result of the political deal between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state legislative leadership, Senate Republicans and Assembly Democrats, trading the future retirement security of […]


Press Release from State Comptroller’s Office State Office for Technology (OFT) officials ignored state finance law and procurement guidelines in awarding business to favored companies, and in some cases did so for personal gain, according to an audit released Tuesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The actions of OFT officials cost taxpayers […]

Governor Pulls a Fast One

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the Town of Stony Point all of two days notice that he’d be sending his men to the town to explain this year’s budget to the public. Governor Cuomo’s budget presentation, which he also recently brought to Haverstraw, was set to take place, Wednesday, February 22, 7 p.m. at the RHO […]

Competition for Calhoun

Longtime Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun (R) will face competition from at least two Republicans in this year’s primary. Brian Maher has tossed his hat in the ring along with self-described “next generation reformer” Colin Schmitt has been campaigning for almost a year. At age 21, Schmitt is one of the youngest, if not the youngest, person […]

Cuomo must include mandate relief in 2012 budget

Op-ed by NYGOP Chairman Ed Cox Driven by state and federal mandates that can eat up 85 percent or more of a county budget, New York’s property taxes are double the national average. Each year, the Tax Foundation shows upstate counties have the highest tax burden compared to property values in the nation. While Gov. […]

Gary Johnson will be Seeking Libertarian Nomination for President

Gary Johnson will be Seeking Libertarian Nomination for President

Gary Johnson will quit the Republican primaries and seek the Libertarian Party nomination instead. The former two-term governor from New Mexico claims he’s been “shafted” by the GOP in spite of his status as being a popular and successful governor of a state and a resume that included budget cuts, a balanced budget and economic […]