Campaign News


To the editor: We are writing in support of the candidacy of Emily Martz, who is seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party in her bid to unseat Republican Elise Stefanik in the 21st District election in November. Drawing upon…

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Representative Stefanik has once again turned her back on the North Country and played us as naive, saying one thing and doing another. On April 18, 170 federal lawmakers signed a resolution calling for the resignation of Scott Pruitt, Administrator…

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A few weeks back, I had the chance to visit a local three-generation family business in Peru, New York: Forrence Orchards! Among other things, we talked about the challenges of over production around the world due to the industry becoming…

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Tax Day is here again. Chances are you either procrastinated (the ultimate tax deferral!), or you sent a tax preparation service every bill, paystub, and credit card statement you could find with the year 2017 somewhere on it. Either way,…

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On April 9, I filed my petitions to appear on the ballot in the June primary for the democratic nomination. Getting to this milestone took a lot of effort by the many volunteers who took time out of their lives…

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“We’re building strong momentum — depth and breadth,” says Saranac Laker PETE DEMOLA in the Sun Community News April 9, 2018 GLOVERSVILLE | A group of seniors tucked into lunch at the Gloversville Senior Center. The downtown nonprofit serves low-income Gloversville-area…

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Students in Parkland and in too many communities around the nation have lost their lives in school shootings. Yet, politicians are afraid of losing their jobs and money if they talk about gun violence and gun safety in any meaningful…

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Editor: Even as a registered Republican, I would like to send Elise Stefanik home. I am delighted to see so many challengers from both parties and both genders. Rep. Stefanik does not represent the economic interests of the North Country….

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“Representative Stefanik and her colleagues are geared up to pass the GOP budget — a budget which shamefully doesn’t include security for DACA recipients. Stefanik has done more to back President Trump’s arcane views of the world than she has…

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The month of March is Women’s History Month, and instead of highlighting national figures whom we all know and love, we thought about taking a different approach. Too often, amazing women right here in the North Country go unnoticed –…

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Re: MSNBC Interview March 3, 2018 All that is good in America can be found, right here, in New York’s 21st District. The lives North Country Americans lead are honest, the work we do is done…

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This Black History Month, I have been reflecting on our path as a nation, our journey to achieve racial justice and true equality. When the rights of one American are challenged, so too are the rights of all Americans. Over…

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