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Senate Democrats Reject ‘Protect Those who Protect Us’ Police Package

Senate Democrats Reject ‘Protect Those who Protect Us’ Police Package

On July 22, 2020, the State Senate Democratic Conference unanimously rejected a Senate Republican Conference amendment aimed at protecting law enforcement officers. There is increasing concern for those standing on the thin blue line who face increased attacks and animosity while on duty. In a chilling attack in New York City, the NYPD’s highest ranking officer Chief […]

Senate Democrats Reject Effort To Repeal Cuomo’s Extraordinary Powers

Senate Democrats Reject Effort To Repeal Cuomo’s Extraordinary Powers

Senate Democrats today unanimously rejected an amendment brought to the floor by Republican Senator Pam Helming to rescind Governor Cuomo’s expanded powers, which have been used for over 140 days. This is the second time Democrats have rejected the Senate Republican Conference’s effort to strip broad powers from the Governor, who has issued 54 Executive […]

Frederick Douglass And The Cancel Culture

Frederick Douglass And The Cancel Culture

By Jason J. McGuire and Reid Robbins Sometime during the night of July 4th, cowards committed a heinous crime. They destroyed a Maplewood Park piece of American history and a memorial to one of Rochester’s greatest men, abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Though we may never know for certain, perhaps those who destroyed this monument wanted to […]

Tom Cotton: Send In the Troops

Tom Cotton: Send In the Troops

This week, rioters have plunged many American cities into anarchy, recalling the widespread violence of the 1960s. New York City suffered the worst of the riots Monday night, as Mayor Bill de Blasio stood by while Midtown Manhattan descended into lawlessness. Bands of looters roved the streets, smashing and emptying hundreds of businesses. Some even drove exotic cars; […]

Assembly Minority Conference Calls On Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Allow High School Graduation Ceremonies

Assembly Minority Conference Calls On Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Allow High School Graduation Ceremonies

The Assembly Minority Conference today sent a letter to Gov. Cuomo calling for him to allow high schools across the state to host socially-distanced graduation ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of New York’s students. A copy of the letter is available here. The letter urges the governor’s office to consider the many benefits of allowing these […]

Livingston County Conservative Chair Responds To Cuomo’s COVID-19 Requisition Order

Livingston County Conservative Chair Responds To Cuomo’s COVID-19 Requisition Order

Livingston County, NY – Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he is issuing an Executive Order authorizing the state to requisition ventilators and personal protective equipment (PPE) from institutions that have been proactively planning for this pandemic in their region and redeploy the resources to other hospitals with a more immediate need. The […]

President Trump Keeps Promises To The ‘Forgotten Americans’

President Trump Keeps Promises To The ‘Forgotten Americans’

By Kay Cole James In his 2016 victory speech, Donald Trump talked about “the forgotten men and women of our country,” declaring that they “will be forgotten no longer.” Today, after months of impeachment proceedings, accusations of wrongdoing and a media that has reported overwhelmingly negative stories about him for three years, his polling numbers […]

Livingston Conservatives Pick Parlato In NY-27 Congressional Race

Livingston Conservatives Pick Parlato In NY-27 Congressional Race

Livingston County, NY – Today, Livingston County Conservative Party Chairman Jason J. McGuire announced Beth Parlato as his committee’s choice in the General Election race to represent the 27th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The following remarks can be attributed to Chairman McGuire: “Our committee casts our lot with wife, mother, attorney […]

Conservatives To Conduct 2020 Candidate Interviews

Conservatives To Conduct 2020 Candidate Interviews

There will be a meeting of the County Committee of the Livingston County Conservative Party (LCCP) of New York State at 6:30 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Peppermint’s Family Restaurant (244 East Main St., Avon, New York 14414). The meeting will be held in the room located at the rear of the building. At […]

McCaffrey: Community Will Suffer Consequences As A Result Of ‘Reform’

McCaffrey: Community Will Suffer Consequences As A Result Of ‘Reform’

By Greg McCaffrey Effective January 1, 2020, New York State abruptly instituted a series of dramatic changes to its criminal justice system.  Significant changes that included the limited ability to incarcerate defendants; changes to bail and jail eligible offenses; mandatory release of some presently incarcerated inmates; strict mandates on disclosure of information by law enforcement […]

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