Dan Maffei

24th DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE
5:44 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan

GOP Congressional candidate John Katko in front of the Pilot Travel Center on 7th North Street.
Credit John Smith / WAER News

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.

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Central New York Education
5:21 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education

Representative Dan Maffei speaking on his education plan
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

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.

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Education
7:12 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Rep. Dan Maffei Hosts Discussion on Education

Rep. Dan Maffei hosting a roundtable discussion on education at Nottingham High School.
Credit Christian Bersani, WAER News

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.

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DAVID RENZ CASE
4:43 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Rep. Dan Maffei to Introduce Legislation in Response to Tragedy

Rep. Dan Maffei, right, speaking outside the federal building in Syracuse with Assemblymember Bill Magnarelli.
Credit Kaitlyn Richards, WAER News

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.

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Early Childhood Education
6:33 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Rep Dan Maffei joins local child care advocates to support Obama Plan

Dan Maffei speaks at Salvation Army in Syracuse in support of President Obama's Early Education Initiative
Credit Waleed Shakh

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. 

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