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Taxes Aren’t the Answer

This past week, healthcare decisions at the federal level have created a standoff between our state representatives and the governor. The proposed passage of President Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) sparked a reaction from Gov. Cuomo that...

March 24, 2017
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Mohawk Valley Nine Join Forces


The Mohawk Valley Nine, a bipartisan coalition of state legislators representing Herkimer, Madison and Oneida counties, held its initial caucus meeting today. Styled in the fashion of other regional caucuses, the Mohawk Valley Nine pledged to work...

March 21, 2017
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One-House Budget Fails To Inspire

On Wednesday, the Assembly Majority passed its one-house budget, and to say that it was unfavorable to our district and the whole of the Mohawk Valley and North Country would be an understatement. While there were a few positives to take away from...

March 17, 2017
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Blankenbush Named to ‘Circle of Friends’

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) has once again been awarded the New York State Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” award for the sixth consecutive year. Blankenbush received this award for his support for agricultural issues and...

March 10, 2017
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