I know firsthand that losing an election can be emotional. For this reason, I actually felt sorry for the GOP on election night - after all, I remember very well ... Democrats Elect New Elections Commissioner
New York Mills, NY - In a surprise twist, the Oneida County Democratic party elected a new Elections Commissioner. At last night's reorganizational meeting, held at the Roselawn in New ... New Democratic Faction Presents Slate of Candidates
Utica, NY - A new group calling themselves the Concerned Utica Democrats have sent out a press release and letter to committee members in the Utica Democratic Committee nominating their ... Director of New York State Open Government at City Hall Tonight
Utica, NY - Robert J. Freeman, Executive Director New York State Committee on Open Government will be a guest at the City of Utica Common Council meeting Wednesday, September 19, ... Tenney Wins Big, Vescera Wins in Utica
Utica, NY - Yesterday's primary elections are over. In the race for the newly drawn 101st Assembly district, incumbent Claudia Tenney faced a challenge from Walden village Mayor, Brian Maher, ... Vescera Makes a Power Move for Control of the Democratic Committee
Utica, NY – Although most voters don’t realize there’s an election this week, there will be important primaries across Utica for control of the Democratic Party. This comes as Councilman ... Dark cloud already hanging over Utica’s “Ethics” Board process
Utica, NY - The Common Council's Government Operations Committee met this evening to discuss several matters. On the agenda was interviewing several candidates for the Ethics Board that has been ... Council moves to censure and remove Vescera from committee posts
Utica, NY - Councilman Frank Vescera, D-1, has certainly made a name for himself during his three terms on the city council. However, most of it has been at risk ... Why Romney’s foreign bank accounts matter and their relevance to Utica
I haven't written a blog post in a while, and this one will be short. I just wanted to give everyone something to think about in this debate over Mitt ... Picente Responds to BOE Issue
I know I'm over a week late on this interview, but I've been meaning to get to it. County Executive Tony Picente recently went on Talk of the Town to ... Pay Raise for New York State Legislature?
Albany, NY - Despite the fiscal situation in state government and the political risks of such an unpopular move, there's a quiet movement in Albany to increase the pay of ... BLOG: Civil War Brewing in Democrat Party?
One thing I like about the blog section is the ability to expand on the nuances of the local political scene that don't get regular news coverage. One such incident ... “Doc” Woods Helps Pack Hanna Park
Utica, NY - Hanna Park came alive in downtown Utica last evening. As part of the new event called "Monday Nights at Hanna Park," sponsored by Councilmen James Zecca, David ... Obama urges middle-class tax cut, draws contrast with GOP aiding the wealthy
Utica officials proposing a welfare to work along with an inmate and probation work program for City of Utica
Utica, NY - Councilman Zecca proposes to reintroduce a Resolution that was approved by the previous Council and then completely ignored by the previous City of Utica Administration. The proposal ...
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