NY Governor

Cuomo win ignites volatile secessionist movement

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reelection win amid multiple corruption scandals has ignited a volatile secessionist movement across upstate New York. Sentiments regarding the Governor’s $45 million campaign account have been exacerbated by deep resentments of downstate political machines, big city elitism, and a longstanding political

Congress

Cuomo blamed for loss of House Dems

Governor Andrew Cuomo is being blamed for staggering Democratic Party losses in the House of Representatives. Despite the Governor fundraising upwards of $45 million for his own reelection campaign and finishing with many millions still in the bank, his beleaguered fellow

Congress

Weppner slams Higgins on Great Lakes, environmental record

President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, creating renewable biofuel incentives that included a mandate that gasoline contains at least 10% corn-based ethanol. In 10 short years, those ethanol policies — widely considered patronage for the politically pivotal Iowa corn growers — has devastated

Endorsements

Jacobs’ stellar performance has earned second term

Endorsement for County Clerk Chris Jacobs is a first term County Clerk whose management skills have righted an office that had come to epitomize government dysfunction and mismanagement. Upon taking office he encountered the now infamous 3-year backlog of mortgage documents that

NY Lt. Governor

Has WNY Federal justice system been corrupted?

BY MIKE MADIGAN On December 14, 2012, The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported that “Federal courts in the Western District of New York appear to grant an unusually high number of sentence reductions for criminals who cooperate, according to data compiled by

Courts

WNY Justice System Hammered by Hochuls

By: Mike Madigan The headline in The Buffalo News on January 14, 2010 stated, “Feds Bring down Hammer on Wheatfield Drug Ring”.  Unknown to the paper, the only thing that actually was about to be hammered was the integrity of