Tag Archives: Dutchess County

Women’s History is Hudson Valley History

Women’s history has long been written on the leaves of diaries, penned across the pages of let­ters and scribbled on the backs of photographs.Their stories — even those of bravery or tur­moil — tend to be shared in family lore, … Continue reading

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Parsing Education Issues in New York State

  In recent months, I have had the opportunity to talk with many members of our community — teachers, administrators, parents and students — about the state of education in New York State, particularly the critical and controversial issues of … Continue reading

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State Funding and Local Jobs

Economic development and the creation of local jobs remain my key priorities and I want to be sure Hudson Valley and Capital Region businesses are aware of the timetable for the next round of state grants through the Regional Economic … Continue reading

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Bullish on the Hudson Valley. Bullish on New York.

The new year has kicked off in extraordinary fashion, beginning with our district swearing-in — with 200 friends and supporters — as Member of the New York State Assembly representing the new 106th AD. Held at the historic  Franklin D. Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Senior Moments

“One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it’s such a nice change from being young.”  Will Rogers It has been a privilege and a learning experience to be a member of the New York … Continue reading

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On the Campaign Trail

The first weeks of our March 20th Special Election campaign for the 103rd New York Assembly District have gotten off to a terrific start. It has been wonderful to reconnect with friends and supporters from 2010 and I am inspired by … Continue reading

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Candidate for the New York State Assembly

Dear Reader, This week I was nominated by the Democratic and Working Families Parties to be their candidate in a special election for the 103rd Assembly District seat vacated when Marc Molinaro was elected Dutchess County Executive in November. The election, … Continue reading

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