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Fahey Vows to Take Fight for Roswell to Albany

Fahey Vows to Take Fight for Roswell to Albany

State Imposed Two Year Funding Deadline Could Lead to Collapse of Critical Cancer Center & Loss of Thousands of Jobs

Chris Fahey, Democratic candidate in the race for New York’s 145th Assembly District, announced plans to fight for a workable plan for Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) that allows the Institute to gain solid financial footing in a manageable period of time so that the value of its research mission is not lost.  New York State has indicated it intends to cut off funding to Roswell within two years.

Gillibrand Calls on President to Take Action on China’s Harmful Trade Practices

Gillibrand Calls on President to Take Action on China’s Harmful Trade Practices

A Statement Released by the Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Fahey Wins Support of Hardworking Western New Yorkers

Fahey Wins Support of Hardworking Western New Yorkers

Western New York working families are rallying around Chris Fahey, candidate for the vacant 145th New York Assembly seat. 

“The people of Western New York have a work ethic like none other and they demand and deserve representation with the same level of energy and commitment,” said Chris Fahey.   “Too often politicians go to Albany and the primary focus becomes their own selfish job retention.    Instead this community needs a leader willing and ready to put in the hard work and fight desperately needed to create quality jobs that can support working families and advance opportunities to keep our talented children here after college.” 

SOPA Revisited? Pakistan: URL Filtering

SOPA Revisited? Pakistan: URL Filtering

By March of 2012, The Pakistani Telecommunication Authority (PTA), may have succeeded in deployment of an Internet URL Filtering and Blocking system unless we, global citizens, along with the people of Pakistan, help prevent this from occurring.

The Senecas Left Home...170 Years Ago

The Senecas Left Home...170 Years Ago

Buffalo was actually founded by the Seneca Indians in 1780.  They welcomed the white settlers who later forced them to sell their land rights in 1842 and move out of the city they founded, onto reservations they occupy today....

Sen. Kennedy Calls Redistricting Proposal Political Gerrymandering

Sen. Kennedy Calls Redistricting Proposal Political Gerrymandering

Senator testifies before LATFOR public hearing at Buffalo City Hall

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Senator Timothy M. Kennedy, D-58th District, called Senate Republicans’ redistricting proposal a clear example of political gerrymandering during his testimony before the panel tasked with redrawing the state legislative map at their public hearing Thursday. He urged the panel to take their remap proposal back to the drawing boards.

“Rather than making compactness, contiguity and communities of interest the guiding principles of the redistricting process,” Senator Kennedy said, “it appears you have manipulated the map and carefully plotted districts with the goals of maintaining power and safeguarding vulnerable incumbents.”

Common Council Report for February 7, 2012

 

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FEBRUARY 7, 2012