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State Capital’s Christmas Tree Comes From Claverack

This year’s State Capital Christmas tree is a 45-foot-tall Colorado blue spruce grown by the Bowman family in Claverack. The tree will be the center piece of the holiday display at Empire State Plaza, and the annual tree lighting ceremony on December … Continue reading

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Anti-Fracking Rally in Albany Today

A diverse coalition of anti-fracking organizations are organizing a rally to send Governor Cuomo a simple message: Don’t Frack New York! At the rally, hundreds of people will take a pledge to take nonviolent action if Cuomo moves forward with … Continue reading

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Rally Against Fracking in Albany Tomorrow

As Governor Cuomo is nearing a decision on whether to open New York to fracking, the momentum is building for him to issue a statewide ban. Last week, more than 200,000 petition signatures — including from over 30,000 CREDO Action … Continue reading

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Gary Sinise & Lt. Dan Band Benefit Concert

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will perform a benefit concert on Saturday for Joseph Wilkinson at the Washington Street Armory. From LtDanBand.com: This concert is part of ‘Building For America’s Bravest’, a joint effort by the Gary Sinise Foundation & Tunnel to Towers … Continue reading

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Albany Job Fair, April 15

The Dr. King Career Fair is happening today, Thursday, April 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. More than 1,400 jobs will be offered by over 70 local businesses, who will … Continue reading

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How Much Are NY Senators Spending on Office Expenses

CBS 6 in Albany recently ran an interesting You Paid For It segment taking a look at how much money our “trusted” Senators are spending to run their offices. Here is the video. I wish CBS provided us with a … Continue reading

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The NY Senate

It must be nice to have a job where you can ignore your work for more than two weeks, then still take your summer vacation without repercussion.

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