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Letters to the Editor

120th District Barclay vs. Tosh

Assemblyman Barclay has cost the taxpayers of the 120th Assembly District $1,552,000 over the past 16 years ($97,000 a year —base salary + expenses could be higher). During his time in office he has organized 1 pep rally to save a nuke plant. I’m sure that we could have obtained a private group to do the same for a lot less. […]

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More Support For Will Barclay

I want to encourage people to support Will Barclay for Assembly in this upcoming election. Will is a great representative. Every time I have talked to him or his staff, I have found that my issues are addressed an am reminded again that he is fighting for this area. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Keep Will Barclay Working For Us

As a local union representative for the last 20 years, I have had the fortune or misfortune of meeting and working with elected officials and candidates for all levels of government. Some of the elected officers I have met have worked harder for themselves or their political party than the people they represent. I can’t say that about Assemblyman Will Barclay. […]

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Setting The Record Straight

Politics is deceitful, divisive and frightening, especially in today’s climate. Emotionally charged words and lies are being bantered around without regard for truthfulness. Misleading statements, inaccuracies, and downright lies are prevalent with certain politicians who should be addressing policies that are important to us. […]

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Staying Warm This Winter

When the weather turns colder, it leaves many in the troubling position of deciding to pay for heat or pay for other necessities, like food or medication. It is critical for all of us here in New York State to let our family, friends and neighbors know there is help. Applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) are now being accepted. […]

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It is Time to Pass Violent Offender Registry Law

Domestic violence is a widespread problem across the nation and in New York. According to the State Office of Court Administration, in 2016 more than 28,000 domestic assaults were reported to police agencies outside of New York City. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a reminder that this type of abuse is prevalent and that educating the public on this important topic can help save lives. […]

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A Chance to Change Albany

This November 6, voters in New York have the chance to end corruption in Albany, once and for all. They have the chance to end the “pay to play” culture that is systemic in awarding public contracts. In order to do so, voters have to elect a truly independent candidate for Governor. That candidate is former Mayor of Syracuse, Stephanie Miner. […]