Griffo secures $65,000 in state funding to enhance parks in village of Potsdam

State Senator Joseph Griffo speaks with the mayor, town supervisor and other local officials inside the gazebo.

State Senator Joseph Griffo this week announced $65,000 in state funding he was able to secure that would help enhance two parks in the Village of Potsdam.

Griffo was joined by Potsdam Village Mayor […]

State audit finds flaws in Morrisville-Eaton online banking procedures

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a report Aug. 3 on several school audits; among them was that of the online banking practices of Morrisville-Eaton Central School

According to the report The Morrisville-Eaton Central School District (District) is located in the towns of Eaton, Fenner, Lebanon, Lincoln, Nelson, Smithfield and Stockbridge in Madison County.

The District […]

Gillibrand and Ernst announce women-owned small business opportunities legislation passes Small Business Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced bipartisan legislation to direct the Small Business Administration to conduct a study on women-owned small business’ participation in federal multiple award contracts was approved by the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

“We need to do everything we can to make […]

Brindisi reacts to Tenney’s economic plan; says it is DC talking points

After careful review, Brindisi reacts to Tenney’s economic plan for our area; says it won’t really change a thing

NY-22 candidate for Congress Assemblyman Anthony Brinidisi spent the evening reviewing Congressowman Claudia Tenney’s economic plan for the area, which was unveiled today. Brindisi said the plan is very weak and doesn’t help working people or […]

Tenney announces Coffee with Claudia open door meeting in Cortland

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney hosts open-door, small group meetings to maximize time with constituents

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Coffee with Claudia in Cortland. Coffee with Claudia is series of small group meetings across the 22nd Congressional District. During these meetings, constituents will have the opportunity to meet and speak directly with Rep. Tenney […]

Tenney issues statement on Trump’s comments about Upstate New York

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York:

“I hope President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York were taken out of context. Upstate has a rich history of manufacturing products used around the world. Bad policies passed down from Albany have driven […]

Schumer, Gillibrand announce FEMA has approved major disaster declaration

Schumer & Gillibrand Announce that Major Disaster Declaration Assistance for NYS Includes Emergency Work, Repairs & Replacement of Disaster-Damaged Facilities

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that following their push, the Trump Administration issued a Major Disaster Declaration for New York State as a result of damages […]

GUEST COLUMN: Fighting for a free and open Internet

Eric T. Schneiderman

Buffering. Buffering. Buffering.

We’ve all had the frustrating experience of opening Netflix or Hulu and seeing the dreaded “Loading…” screen. That’s a warning sign of what life would be like if the federal government does away with vital net neutrality protections–allowing the broadband industry to put profits […]

Griffo issues statement on session just closed

State Senator Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, released this statement following the closure of today’s ‘extraordinary’ session:

“I am glad to report that I was able to secure a legislative package that I believe serves my district. When 300 jobs were on the line at Vernon Downs in the Mohawk Valley, we fought to ensure that this […]

Tenney calls on Cuomo to conduct damage assessments for federal disaster declaration

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on Governor Cuomo to conduct the damage assessments needed to request a Federal Disaster Declaration in response to severe flash flooding in Oneida, Madison, and Herkimer counties over the weekend.

In a letter to Governor Cuomo, Rep. Tenney requested that the Governor direct the relevant […]

Griffo secures $50,000 to rebuild historic Wanakena Footbridge

State Senator Joseph Griffo on Thursday announced $50,000 in state funding that he has secured for the Town of Fine to replace the historic and iconic 112-year-old Wanakena Footbridge over the Oswegatchie River.

An ice jam severely damaged this original pedestrian bridge more than three years ago in January 2014. But with the help of […]

Tenney announces coffee with Claudia open door meetings

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney hosts open-door, small group meetings to maximize time with constituents

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced dates and locations for Coffee with Claudia, a series of small group meetings across the 22nd Congressional District. During Coffee with Claudia meetings, constituents will have the opportunity to meet and speak directly with […]