State Politicians Scheduled For Plum Pay Raise

December 13, 2018

It looks like New York politicians will get a substantial pay raise next month. Since 1999, New York lawmakers have received a base salary of $79,500, with committee chairs and legislative leaders receiving additional stipends. According to the Gotham Gazette, “[s]tatewide elected officials, legislators and agency heads are slated to get pay raises next year following recommendations […]

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The Stakes For The State Senate

October 10, 2018

By Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan When Republicans win the state Senate in November, our majority will be the most important firewall in history between every taxpayers’ wallet and government coffers. And voters know it. It seems some scared Democrats do too. That’s because the Senate’s Democrat Conference will be composed of members soon to […]

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Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

October 1, 2018

The Judge rightly called out the politics of ‘search and destroy.’ By the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Thursday’s Senate hearing on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination was an embarrassment that should have never happened. Judge Kavanaugh was right to call the confirmation process a “disgrace” in his passionate self-defense, and whatever one thinks of […]

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