Judicial convention nominates McBride as candidate for state Supreme Court

Judicial convention nominates McBride as candidate for state Supreme Court

About 100 delegates from across 10 counties met in Binghamton to formally nominate the Republican candidate for State Supreme Court in the Sixth Judicial District. The delegates unanimously selected Chenango County District Attorney Joe McBride to run as the party’s candidate in this November’s election. […]

Underwood, Cuomo announce suit against Purdue Pharma for widespread fraud and deception in marketing of opioid products 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood, Cuomo announce suit against Purdue Pharma for widespread fraud and deception in marketing of opioid products

Lawsuit alleges scheme by Purdue to misrepresent its opioid products – including OxyContin – as less subject to abuse and addiction than other opioid products; lawsuit stems […]

E-ZPass On-the-Go tags available at Madison County DMV

E-ZPass On-the-Go tags available at Madison County DMV

In his 2108 state of the state address earlier this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted state Thruway tolls will become cashless by 2020; he called for the removal of traditional toll booths and pledged to replace them with all-electronic tolling. E-ZPass On-the-Go tags are now available at […]

Underwood issues statement on state Board of Elections vote to gut Enforcement Counsel’s authority and independence

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood issues statement on state Board of Elections vote to gut Enforcement Counsel’s authority and independence

New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood released the following statement after the state Board of Elections voted to gut the Enforcement Counsel’s authority and independence:

“Gutting the Enforcement Counsel’s authority and independence […]

Valesky announces construction grant awards to Madison County Libraries

David J. Valesky

Valesky announces construction grant awards to Madison County Libraries

Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) announced today that five libraries in Madison County have been awarded public library construction grant funds. The capital funds, provided for in the 2017 State Budget, will enable the libraries to start or complete various projects that […]

Brindisi demands Spectrum/Charter provide refunds to consumers

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi shows the several thousand letters and emails his office has received in recent months about issues with Spectrum’s pricing and service, during a news conference Wednesday at the state Office Building in Utica.

Brindisi demands Spectrum/Charter provide refunds to consumers

Assemblyman first sounded alarm on outrageous price spikes & unfair service—and […]

Brindisi issues statement on PSC move to revoke Charter Communication’s right to operate in New York

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi issues statement on PSC move to revoke Charter Communication’s right to operate in New York

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica issued the following statement in response to news that the state Public Service Commission began the process of revoking Charter Communications’s right to provide service in New York state. The […]

Underwood – part of bipartisan coalition of 21 AGs – urges Congress to act now and protect election integrity

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood – part of bipartisan coalition of 21 AGs – urges Congress to act now and protect election integrity

Attorneys General tell congressional leaders to improve cybersecurity and protect 2018 & future elections from attacks like Russia’s: ‘Our democracy depends on it’

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood – part […]

Tenney issues statement on Kaloyeros verdict

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney issues statement on Kaloyeros verdict Congresswoman Claudia Tenney issued the following statement July 12 on Alain Kaloyeros’s conviction. “Governor Cuomo’s criminal enterprise is on full display today with yet another Cuomo crony convicted on federal corruption charges. Former SUNY Poly President and Nano Guru, Alain Kaloyeros and three others […]

Underwood and Cuomo announce lawsuit

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A.G. Barbara Underwood and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announce lawsuit to protect New York taxpayers from drastic cut in state and local tax deduction

Drastically cutting SALT deduction will cost New Yorkers $14.3 billion in 2018 alone; lawsuit details how new federal tax law targets […]

Assemblyman Brian Miller issues statement on end of session

Assemblyman Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller issues statement on end of session

We certainly had some legislative accomplishments this year, including increased funding to improve our local roads and increased funding for our area schools, but far too much was left undone. We witnessed more corruption, but the majority again […]

Democratic Committee issues statement on Miner announcement to run for governor

Democratic Committee issues statement on Miner announcement to run for governor

Madison County Democratic Committee Chairman Mike Oot issued the following statement on Stephanie Miner’s announcement of her intent to run for governor

“I’m very disappointed that former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is challenging Governor [Andrew] Cuomo and, not surprisingly, her announcement was immediately embraced […]