Democratic Perspective on the State of Dutchess County 2015
COUNTY EXECUTIVE SHOULD REIMBURSE TAXPAYERS $22,000 FOR MISUSE OF PUBLIC FUNDS
Poughkeepsie, NY — The Democratic message on the State of Dutchess County: Control deficit spending and runaway borrowing Tonight Dutchess County Democrats released their perspective on the state of Dutchess County in a balanced response. In a video message, former County Comptroller Diane Jablonski (D), delivered the Democrats’ message warning county residents that Dutchess County […]
Governor Cuomo Endorses Assembly Member Barrett
*Media Release* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 20, 2015 COUNTY EXECUTIVE SHOULD REIMBURSE TAXPAYERS $22,000 FOR MISUSE OF PUBLIC FUNDS — POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Democratic officials are demanding County Executive Marc Molinaro refund the nearly $22,000 of taxpayer money he used on a county-wide mailer advertising his November Tele-Town Hall Forum. “We discovered after the fact […]
Assemblymember Barrett helps pass legislation to protect victims of domestic violence
Governor Cuomo endorses Assemblymember Didi Barrett in 106th Assembly District race Assemblymember Didi Barrett announced the endorsement of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in the upcoming Independence Party Primary on Thursday, September 13 for the 106th Assembly District. “I am honored to be endorsed by Governor Cuomo. We are fighting for the same things: a business […]
Assemblymember Barrett fights to stop the harassment of pre-recorded telemarketing calls
On Tuesday, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid-Hudson) announced that the Assembly passed legislation she co-sponsored that would strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence and crack down on repeat offenders (A.10624). The legislation has also passed the State Senate and will be delivered to Governor Cuomo. The legislation creates a class E felony for the […]
Frank Skartados Wins Back 100th Assembly seat in a Landslide!
To protect families across New York State from harassing telemarketer calls, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid Hudson) sponsored legislation that passed the Assembly that would make sure all telemarketers sending calls into New York comply with state law (A.10569-A). “We’ve all had to deal with those annoying, incessant calls from telemarketers,” Assemblymember Barrett said. “By […]
Lt Gov Duffy headlines Salute to Labor
Former NYS Assemblyman Frank Skartados launched his campaign to reclaim the 100th Assembly District seat, which represents much of the mid-Hudson Valley including the cities of Beacon and Poughkeepsie. Press release to follow.
Dutchess Democrats Hold Salute to Labor Dinner, Welcome AG Candidate Eric Schneiderman
The Dutchess County Democrats honored local union men and women who have made a difference in their community and their workplace at their annual Salute to Labor dinner on October 23, 2011. Attendees were honored to have New York State Lt Governor Robert Duffy as their keynote speaker.
Democratic legislators seek to join lawsuit against MTA Tax
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Yesterday evening, Dutchess County Democrats held their annual Salute to Labor Dinner at Christo’s in Poughkeepsie. They honored local union men and women who have made a difference in their community and their workplace. The honorees were: Ron Diaz, Debra Daniels, Dave Williams, Billy Riccaldo, and Patrick McCarthy. The Keynote speaker was […]
Democrats Gather Contributions for Haitian Relief
Democratic County Legislators announcing that they are seeking to join the lawsuit against the MTA’s unfair payroll tax. They were joined by Alyssa Kogon, candidate for NYS Assembly, Elisa Sumner, and Ron Diaz. Click thru for photos.
On Friday, the Dutchess County Democrats presented $1000 in gathered contributions to Willis McCree of the Dutchess County Red Cross, earmarked for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. “We collected this from our members at our last meeting – I am so proud to be a representative of such a generous group of people. We were […]