Sue Serino writes, “We need to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and depression and work towards providing better care for those afflicted.”
Sen. Terry Gipson writes, “I will continue to advocate for protecting the rights women have had for more than 40 years to make their own health care decisions.”
Marc Molinaro and Adrian Anderson write, “If you follow Legislator Rich Perkins’ argument, Dutchess County won’t solve its inmate housing crisis, and taxpayers will pay more than they do today.”
Joel Tyner writes, “I believe the 200-plus local millionaires could, and should, pay a bit more in a local county-level piggyback income tax here in Dutchess, as part of an alternative source of revenue to repeal the new, punishing $7.5 million home fuel tax here in Dutchess County.”
Terry Gipson writes, “The current state budget process is a glaring example of how the needs of upstate communities, represented by both Republicans and Democrats, continue to be neglected by the New York City and Long Island powers who control the State Senate.”
I want to make sure that parents, students, and teachers all have their voices heard as we work together to provide the best education possible to our children.
Voting rights play second fiddle as usual
But this time it was going to be different. Cuomo had promised to veto any redistricting plan not created by an independent commission.
by Kristofer Munn •
A democracy is at its strongest when participation is high and people are engaged in the process. And as anyone who believes in the free market will agree, competition usually breeds better results and better ideas.