Vice President Joe Biden says the country has made a remarkable recovery so far, but the middle class is still struggling. He spoke today at a rally for Dan Maffei at Hancock International Airport, and said he believes some basic American middle class rights are gone as a result of poor political choices made by congress.
Does Joanie Mahoney see some of the same qualities as former Congressmember James Walsh in Republican John Katko? Standing along the shore of Willow Bay at Onondaga Lake she recalled Walsh’s efforts to clean it up by securing funding.
State Assemblymember Al Stirpe kneeled down near the steps of Syracuse City Hall Wednesday to add his signature to a ten point plan to assure Women’s Rights in New York. It’s the same place where women’s rights advocates gathered in 1852 for a convention. Stirpe previously voted in favor of the Women’s Equality Act and is making it a part of his campaign platform. He feels one of the ten points that is a hot button issue is really not about abortion.
Republican candidate for state controller Bob Antonacci of Onondaga County says being the guinea pig for the state’s public campaign finance program is proving to be a lot tougher than he thought. The certified public accountant and current county controller stopped by Salina Town Hall Tuesday to meet with seniors, hoping to drum up financial and electoral support. Antonacci says taxpayer financed campaigns are still foreign to most, and derided by others.