NY Senate

Joan Seamans announces bid to unseat Ranzenhofer in 61st district

Joan Seamans, a business owner and former Williamsville Village Trustee, announced her candidacy this Saturday at the VFW Hall on Spring Street.  Seamans is a successful photographer, operating her Main Street studio for many years in the Village’s historic district.

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NY Senate

Who will primary Tim Kennedy?

Political operatives have been searching for a Senate candidate in the 63rd district, but no candidate has yet stepped forward. Senator Tim Kennedy is among the chamber’s more vulnerable incumbents, despite the enormous Democratic Party enrollment advantage in the district.  The

NY Senate

Local film industry is angry with Rob Ortt

When freshman Senator Rob Ortt, a Republican of North Tonawanda, sent out a mailer to supporters last week lambasting the the Cuomo administration’s film industry tax credit, he probably thought that he was speaking to a receptive audience. But the

NY Senate

Kennedy asked to return $5,400 from opioid pushers

Senator Tim Kennedy (D-South Buffalo) is being asked by constituent groups to return $5,400 in campaign contributions that he has accepted from firms that have contributed to the Nation’s opioid epidemic. Kennedy has accepted money from Allergan and Pfizer.  Allergan