Dan Maffei http://waer.org en GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan http://waer.org/post/gop-congressional-candidate-john-katko-targets-gas-taxes-infrastructure-plan <p>Most Central New Yorkers are probably keeping an eye on the price at the gas pumps as we head into the holiday weekend.&nbsp; The Republican Candidate for the 24th Congressional District is partially blaming his opponent for not allowing prices to go d<span style="line-height: 1.5;">own.&nbsp; John </span>Katko<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> claims that Democratic </span>Congressmember<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dan </span>Maffei<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> voted against a bill last week that would have lowered the Federal gas tax. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He stood near a gas station on </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> North Street in Liverpool.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:44:28 +0000 Scott Willis & John Smith 20506 at http://waer.org GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education http://waer.org/post/maffei-announces-plan-improve-education <p></p><p>Representative Dan Maffei has joined the discussion on education reform by releasing his new plan for strengthening education in Central New York. Also in attendance were local education leaders including the Syracuse Teachers Association President, a transfer counselor from Cayuga Community College and the Vice President of the Syracuse University Student Association.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:21:15 +0000 Shawnte Wright & Scott Willis 9881 at http://waer.org Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education Rep. Dan Maffei Hosts Discussion on Education http://waer.org/post/rep-dan-maffei-hosts-discussion-education <P>With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, Representative Dan Maffei returned to his alma mater of Nottingham High School Monday to hold a roundtable meeting on how to improve pre K-12 education in Central New York.</P> <P>Maffei encouraged educators, parents, and advocates from across the region to voice their opinions.&nbsp; He believes education is the backbone of a strong economy and everyone, including the federal government, needs to step up when it comes to educating children.&nbsp; The meeting was a continuation of the listening sessions Maffei has been having with his di Mon, 05 Aug 2013 23:12:26 +0000 Scott Willis & Christian Bersani 6037 at http://waer.org Rep. Dan Maffei Hosts Discussion on Education Rep. Dan Maffei to Introduce Legislation in Response to Tragedy http://waer.org/post/rep-dan-maffei-introduce-legislation-response-tragedy <P>Congressman Dan Maffei demanded reform in the federal probation system today outside the Syracuse Federal Building.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Before allegedly killing Lori Bresnahan and sexual assaulting a ten year-old girl in March, David Renz managed to get out of his electronic monitoring bracelet without alerting authorities.&nbsp;</P> <P>Legislators on both state and federal levels immediately looked into who was to blame. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:43:03 +0000 Kaitlyn Richards 4407 at http://waer.org Rep. Dan Maffei to Introduce Legislation in Response to Tragedy Rep Dan Maffei joins local child care advocates to support Obama Plan http://waer.org/post/rep-dan-maffei-joins-local-child-care-advocates-support-obama-plan <P>The future of early childhood education&nbsp;is gaining attention&nbsp;as Representative Dan Maffei and local advocates gathered in Syracuse Monday to show support for president Obama’s early learning initiative.&nbsp; Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:33:01 +0000 Chris Bolt 3007 at http://waer.org Rep Dan Maffei joins local child care advocates to support Obama Plan