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Is Democracy Down for the Count in New York?

Is Democracy Down for the Count in New York?

By Tim Hoefer So, this is how democracy dies: with a cowardly surrender of responsibility, a censure of anyone not currently in a legislative supermajority, and a feeble sigh of resignation. Too harsh? Good. It was a virtual one-two punch to our old friend democracy and it’s every single New Yorker who will feel the […]

Conservative Chair Offers Remarks On The Passing Of Lowell Conrad

Conservative Chair Offers Remarks On The Passing Of Lowell Conrad

Jason J. McGuire, Chairman of the Livingston County Conservative Party, issued the following comments on the passing of Mr. Lowell Conrad, former Chairman of the Livingston County Republican Party: “Chairman Lowell Conrad’s commitment to the people of Livingston County and the Republican Party, alongside his longevity in service, earned my utmost respect. Chairman Conrad’s decades […]

Conservative Chair Commits To Lee Zeldin For New York

Conservative Chair Commits To Lee Zeldin For New York

Livingston County, NY – Jason J. McGuire, the State Conservative Party’s Mid-Western Regional Vice Chair and Chairman of the Livingston County Conservative Party, today announced his support of Rep. Lee Zeldin in the 2022 race for governor of New York. On October 14, 2021, County Conservatives hosted a meet-and-greet event in Avon attended by State […]

Borrello: Pandemic Policies Are Diluting Our State’s Work Ethic

Borrello: Pandemic Policies Are Diluting Our State’s Work Ethic

By Senator George Borrello The entire nation is seeing a severe shortage of workers in almost every industry. Yet, despite that shortage, we still have recession-level unemployment numbers in many states. New York has one of the worst unemployment rates in the country at 7.6%, as of July. Yet, almost every employer I have encountered […]

WNY Community Papers Virtual Meeting Will Explore Upstate Independence

WNY Community Papers Virtual Meeting Will Explore Upstate Independence

Chris Carosa, publisher of the Mendon-Honeoye Falls- Lima Sentinel, has announced that his paper will host a Greater Western New York (Virtual) town hall meeting on July 15, 2021 beginning at 7:30 PM to discuss the topic of Greater Western New York independence. New York State Senator George Borrello who represents several counties along the […]

Restore Order: We Must Make New York’s Streets Safe Again

Restore Order: We Must Make New York’s Streets Safe Again

By Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay The recent spike in crime has impacted every corner of New York state. From New York City to Buffalo, Albany, Syracuse and their surrounding communities, violent crime has risen steadily for more than a year. Reports are both alarming and heartbreaking. People are afraid for their safety, and the […]

Senate GOP Proposes Pro-Police Package

Senate GOP Proposes Pro-Police Package

Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt, along with Senators Patrick M. Gallivan, George Borrello and members of the Senate Republican Conference today unveiled a package to protect and honor the brave members of law enforcement all across New York, and safeguard law-abiding New Yorkers against the disastrous results of One-Party Rule’s criminal justice “reforms.” “Since 2019, […]

Guest Commentary: Byrnes Blasts Bloated Budget

Guest Commentary: Byrnes Blasts Bloated Budget

By Marjorie Byrnes Breaking every spending record in the state’s history, this $212 billion budget is simply irresponsible. In addition to the $212 billion budget, New York state also carries $59.9 billion in debt. The budget relies heavily on $12.6 billion in federal aid and new taxes. Next year, the federal aid will be gone […]

Conservative Party Takes Action To Protect Election Integrity

Conservative Party Takes Action To Protect Election Integrity

New York State Conservative Party leaders today (03/19/2020) announced the filing of a verified complaint with the New York State Supreme Court, County of Niagara, to protect the constitutionally prescribed voting rights of all New Yorkers. The document can be viewed here. The complaint filed on Thursday in Niagara County, seeks to overturn an unconstitutional action […]

Assembly Republicans Seek Cuomo Impeachment

Assembly Republicans Seek Cuomo Impeachment

The Assembly Republican Conference announced today it will submit a resolution to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the wake of mounting scandals and investigations into his office. All four of the Legislature’s conference leaders have called on the governor to resign, or consider stepping down from office. “When you lose trust and credibility, you lose […]

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