Most Central New Yorkers are probably keeping an eye on the price at the gas pumps as we head into the holiday weekend. The Republican Candidate for the 24th Congressional District is partially blaming his opponent for not allowing prices to go down. John Katko claims that Democratic Congressmember Dan Maffei voted against a bill last week that would have lowered the Federal gas tax.
He stood near a gas station on 7th North Street in Liverpool.
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.
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.
Congressman Dan Maffei demanded reform in the federal probation system today outside the Syracuse Federal Building. 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.
Legislators on both state and federal levels immediately looked into who was to blame. Congressman Dan Maffei started by looking into the effectiveness of the monitoring bracelets.
The future of early childhood education is gaining attention as Representative Dan Maffei and local advocates gathered in Syracuse Monday to show support for president Obama’s early learning initiative.