Madison County Redistricting Update

(Wampsville, NY – June 2012) With redistricting 2012 complete, Madison County is now Congressional District 22, Senate District 53 and Assembly District 121. Our current representatives will continue to represent us through the year 2012, but they will be running for election in the newly created districts.

Bill Owens, Madison County’s Congressional leader since 2010, […]

Valesky: Budget Includes Significant Mandate Relief for Local Governments


Guest Column

(Oneida, NY – April 2012) The New York State Legislature has completed passage of an on-time budget for the second year in a row. Though it was another challenging budget, requiring the closure of a $3.5 billion deficit, we were able to balance the budget without tax increases or fiscal gimmickry. […]

Valesky Named to Senate Select Committee on Libraries

(Oneida, NY) Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) was named to a newly-created bipartisan Senate Select Committee on Libraries.

“Libraries are an integral resource in our communities, providing access to books, technology and education to people of all ages,” Valesky said. “I am pleased to serve on this committee, to focus on the specific needs […]