Category Archives: State

Dutchess County Democratic Slate – 2016

We are proud of our slate and hope that you will volunteer for one or more of the following candidates! President – Hillary Clinton Vice President – Tim Kaine To volunteer contact Rima Liscum: 845-546-1037 Like our facebook page: Dutchess for Hillary U.S. Senator – Charles ‘Chuck’ Schumer 18th Congressional District – Congressman… Read More »

Assemblymember Barrett helps pass legislation to protect victims of domestic violence

             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… Read More »

Assemblymember Barrett fights to stop the harassment of pre-recorded telemarketing calls

             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… Read More »

NYS Democratic Committee Elects Jay Jacobs Chairman

BUFFALO, NY – Today the New York State Democratic Committee unanimously nominated and elected Jay Jacobs to serve as its Chairman. Jacobs, the Chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee, succeeds June O’Neill who will now serve as the Executive Committee Chair of the Democratic Committee.

“This is a great time to be a Democrat, not only in New York State, but across the Nation. I am excited and honored to serve as the Party’s Chairman, and look forward to building on the great foundation laid by June O’Neill and increasing our margins across the state,” said Jay Jacobs.