Category Archives: Politics

Luke Martland (46th District)

As I mentioned earlier, I was at the Gay Pride event this weekend, and I marched for Kirsten Gillibrand. I actually wore a shirt and stickers. I noticed, while I took photos, a banner for Luke Martland for NY State … Continue reading

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Researching for November

I participated in the Gay Pride event this past weekend and enjoyed marching for a cause that I believe in. I even supported my first ever candidate openly in public. I don’t usually participate actively in politics, as it is … Continue reading

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Trying to Understand

I am REALLY trying to understand this whole issue regarding the Assembly voting on the budget, as well as the appropriations bills.  We’ve been told for the past two weeks that the bills are going to be presented to the … Continue reading

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Quick Tidbit

I saw this on one of the comments from the Capital Confidential blog today. Here’s an interesting bit of information on Patterson’s staff. Read, and then ask, “why is the state in such a horrible situation?” The list of increases … Continue reading

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Leaders on the Furlough Bill

Kari’s Response I really don’t know how to absorb this right now. It’s frustrating that we find out about this last week, and the legislature goes home after a three day week. Now the governor isn’t even going to give … Continue reading

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More Appropriations Bill

Kari Responds: Now it looks like we’re to blame. This is getting more frustrating. I wish I could see FACTS from both sides instead of what the Governor is saying versus the Union Presidents take. Governor Paterson to Include State … Continue reading

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Paterson Will Put Furlough in Next Budget Extender

By JIMMY VIELKIND in Capital Confidential blog. First published in print:Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Gov. David Paterson just said he will include a provision for a one-day-a-week furlough in the budget extender he submits later this week to state legislators. … Continue reading

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