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  • State Legislature plans to push progressive agenda for 2019, 12/31/18, Newsday
  • Hein signs $329M Ulster County budget for 2019, 12/13/18, Daily Freeman
  • Poughkeepsie's policies on vacant buildings aren't working: Column, 12/12/18, Poughkeepsie Journal
  • More 3rd-, 4th-graders got zeros on written test questions: What it meant, 12/10/18, The Journal News
  • Ulster County Legislature adopts 2019 budget, sends it to Hein, 12/05/18, Daily Freeman
  • Committee moves Ulster County's 2019 budget to full Legislature vote, 12/04/18, Daily Freeman
  • Little faces new challenges as GOP loses Albany clout, 12/02/18, Plattsburgh Press Rebublican
  • Ulster County lawmakers hear pitches for added funding in 2019 budget, 11/26/18, Daily Freeman
  • Ulster County can reduce 2019 tax levy further and still have money left over, Benjamin Center says, 11/23/18, Daily Freeman
  • Teamwork and tech help bring food from farms to the hungry, 11/22/18, Kingston Times
  • Constitutionality of Albany pay raise process questioned, 11/18/18, Newsday
  • Mapping America’s Police Violence Epidemic, 11/15/18, The New Paltz Oracle
  • State panel considers raises for lawmakers, others, 11/13/18, Newsday
  • Mapping Police Violence Is Topic Of Talk At SUNY New Paltz, 11/08/18, WAMC
  • Mid-term New York election was “historical,” says political analyst, 11/08/18, MidHudsonNews.com
  • Forum will focus on tax liens, land banking, 11/08/18, Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Consultant and ex-legislator Benjamin finds little to criticize in Ulster County budget proposal, 11/07/18, Daily Freeman
  • kt Tobin joins Jimmy Buff to talk about the Center and what we do and about an event we are hosting on 11/8/18 called: Mapping Police Violence, 11/06/18, Radio Kingston
  • State Senate representation could change dramatically, 11/01/18, Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Mapping Police Violence focus of talk at SUNY New Paltz, 10/28/18, Daily Freeman
  • NY governor's race quiet on upstate issues, 10/24/18, Times Union
  • A lack of debate, 10/18/18, City & State NY
  • Cuomo Looks Poised for a 3rd Term. So Why Won’t He Debate His Foes?, 10/17/18, The New York Times
  • Every now and then, a good idea will make it, 10/10/18, The Legislative Gazette
  • Is Marc Molinaro the next George Pataki?, 10/09/18, City and State
  • Stephanie Miner's goal in governor's race: Disrupt broken, corrupt system, 10/07/18, Newsday
  • Many NYC students are bombing the writing portion of state exam, 10/06/18, New York Post
  • Initiative at CCC to give new tools to local governments | Local News, 09/29/18, Press Republican
  • Gov. Cuomo outspent Nixon 10-1 to win Democratic primary, 09/25/18, Newsday
  • Revised Westchester Shared Services Plan Could Save $27M, Latimer Says, 09/19/18, White Plains Daily Voice
  • Albany to City: Drop Dead, 09/07/18, The New York Times
  • Where the votes are in NY Democratic primaries, 09/06/18, Newsday
  • Lively race for state attorney general, 09/01/18, Lockport Union Sun & Journal
  • Debate kicks off intense sprint for Cuomo and Nixon, experts say, 08/30/18, Newsday
  • How Weird New York Laws Keep Candidates on the Ballot, 08/18/18, Village Voice
  • Departing Nassau officials got $2.5 million in payouts after Laura Curran win, 08/11/18, Newsday
  • Don't Believe the Media Hype. Progressives Are Struggling in New York Races., 08/09/18, Inside Sources
  • Expert discusses alternative forms of government, redistricting, with Cayuga County Legislature, 07/27/18, Auburn Pub
  • Will corruption convictions stick to Cuomo? Don’t bet on it, 07/23/18, Politico
  • CUOMO’S $30M subway decorations — "SUMMER OF HELL, PART II"— NYC’s endrun around rules for housing juvenile inmates — Undocumented New Yorkers’ “City of Fear”, 07/23/18, Politico
  • Cayuga County Legislature to hear about redistricting, alternative forms of government, 07/21/18, Citizen
  • Wallkill River Watershed Alliance uses a boat brigade to pull tires from waterway, 07/16/18, Daily Freeman
  • Watershed Alliance takes to Boat Brigade in Wallkill River, 07/15/18, MidHudsonNews.com
  • Corruption convictions turn up the heat on Andrew Cuomo, 07/15/18, Newsday
  • Ward election system to be on November ballot | Goshen and Chester NY, 07/12/18, Chronicle
  • Westchester County Explores Shared Services Plan, 07/06/18, Harrison Herald
  • So many 'zero' scores add up to questions about state grade 3-8 ELA tests, 07/06/18, The Journal News
  • Study gives failing grades to state testing, 07/04/18, Times Herald Record
  • With voter rolls to increase 13 percent, Chester considers ward system to slow rate of change | Goshen and Chester NY, 06/25/18, Chronicle
  • Chester group sponsors ward session, 06/22/18, Times Herald Record
  • Ex-Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner to run for governor, 06/18/18, Newsday
  • Stephanie Miner: Only insiders worry about her being a spoiler, 06/18/18, City & State NY
  • Orange Confidential: Government expert to discuss ward conversion in Chester, 06/16/18, Times Herald Record
  • Cayuga County Legislature Considers Redistricting, Reappoints Bennett, 06/13/18, Finger Lakes Daily News
  • Cayuga County Legislature looking at reapportionment, redistricting, 06/12/18, Auburn Citizen
  • New Paltz boards to state: Legalize recreational pot, save valuable time, 06/11/18, SPECTRUM News Hudson Valley
  • Westchester County Explores Shared Services, 06/11/18, Hudson Valley News Network
  • COUNTY EXECUTIVE TAKES BULL BY THE HORNS ON SHARED SERVICES:INVITES PUBLIC TO SUGGEST HOW VILLAGES, CITIES CAN SHARE SERVICES FOR TAX SAVINGS. COUNTY WILL MAKE SUGGESTIONS. WANTS A PLAN BY AUGUST 1, 06/11/18, White Plains CitizeNetReporter
  • How the state Senate became unblocked, 06/10/18, City and State NY
  • A voyage of discovery launches on the Wallkill River, 06/10/18, Times Herald Record
  • How the state Senate broke down this week, explained, 05/31/18, City & State
  • Chester to host ward forum, 05/23/18, Times Herald Record
  • Poughkeepsie residents divided on professional staff for council, 05/10/18, MidHudsonNews.com
  • What Eric Schneiderman Means for New York State's Culture of Corruption, 05/08/18, Governing
  • Schneiderman's Resignation Contributes to Turmoil and Speculation About His Successor, 05/08/18, Independent Recorder
  • 10 candidates for 19th District seat speak at New Paltz forum, 05/06/18, Times Herald Record
  • Dems assail state’s ‘fusion’ voting, giving outsize clout to minor parties, 05/05/18, The Buffalo News
  • Fusion, Spoilers, and New York's Many Ballot Lines, 05/04/18, Gotham Gazette
  • Cuomo seeks Senate power change after Democratic wins, 04/25/18, Newsday
  • Dr. Jeanne Zaino and Dr. Gerry Benjamin , 04/25/18, WQXR-FM
  • Major Cuomo Supporters Don’t Want a Democratic State Senate, 04/20/18, Gotham Gazette
  • Skartados recalled for loving to help people, 04/19/18, Times Herald Record
  • As Senate hangs in the balance, all eyes are on Westchester and The Bronx, 04/18/18, The Legislative Gazette
  • Smelling Blood, Democrats Swarm New York House Race, 04/16/18, The New York Times
  • College mourns passing of State Assemblymember Frank Skartados ’85, 04/16/18, SUNY New Paltz News
  • Faso's seat a popular one: 7 Dems enter 19th District race, 04/14/18, Times Herald Record
  • Cuomo's Progressive Promises, Reminiscent of Four Years Ago, Received Differently, 04/14/18, Gotham Gazette
  • Oswego County legislator's position may be unaffected by sexual abuse case, 04/12/18, WRVO Public Media
  • John DeFrancisco, the Underdog, 04/06/18, The Public
  • Under election pressure, Cuomo, leaders reunite Democrats in Senate, 04/05/18, Newsday
  • One Book/One New Paltz will examine The Plot Against America, 04/04/18, New Paltz Times
  • N.Y. political group hopes support for Giunchigliani pays off, 04/01/18, Las Vegas Review Journal
  • John DeFrancisco, the underdog, 04/01/18, City and State New York
  • In New York Budget, a Fusillade Against de Blasio, 03/31/18, The New York Times
  • Actress, activist challenges Cuomo from left | Local News, 03/19/18, Oneonta Daily Star
  • Cynthia Nixon announces gubernatorial run, 03/19/18, Stamford Advocate
  • An exclusive interview with Glenn Doty, Legislative Gazette editor: 1978-2001 – The Legislative Gazette, 03/15/18, The Legislative Gazette
  • Can the De Blasio Administration Really Register 1.5 Million More Voters?, 03/07/18, Gotham Gazette
  • Chronogram Conversations: The Reckoning: Work, Sex, Power, and #MeToo | Recap, 03/01/18, Chronogram
  • March 15 talk at SUNY New Paltz examines link between voting, prison, 02/28/18, Daily Freeman
  • As Hochul Pushes Cuomo Agenda, Williams Takes on Both in Primary Challenge, 02/26/18, Gotham Gazette
  • Hudson Valley Republicans Consider Runs For Top NYS Offices, 02/20/18, WAMC
  • Panel discusses drinking water challenges in New Paltz, 02/09/18, Hudson Valley 1
  • Gillibrand again goes her own way in budget-deal vote, 02/09/18, Times Union
  • Water experts examine policy and infrastructure challenges, 02/01/18,
  • Why Miner might challenge Cuomo instead of Katko, 01/26/18, City and State New York
  • Suffolk Deputy County Executive Jon Kaiman Op-Ed: Shared Services Has Unlimited Potential, 01/26/18, Long Island News
  • The Reckoning: Work, Sex, Power, and #MeToo, 01/16/18, Hudson Valley 360
  • Challenges to drinking water focus of Jan. 31 event at SUNY New Paltz, 01/16/18, Daily Freeman
  • Activism grows in Hudson V alley amid divisive times, 01/14/18, Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Chris Collins digs in against the Trump-haters. The congressman bucks Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the majority of his New York colleagues on the tax bill., 01/04/18, Politico