City & Region

Higgins will ask Republicans to support him in bid for Speakership

Rep. Brian Higgins is planning to run for Speaker of the House of Representatives, challenging Nancy Pelosi‘s grasp of the party at a time when severe election losses leave her weak and barely able to hang on to control of

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McConnell open to Feinstein joining Republican caucus

A Kentucky-based political operative with longtime ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tells The Chronicle that McConnell is “very open to the idea” of California Senator Diane Feinstein joining the Republican caucus “particularly in an evenly divided chamber”. Feinstein

Congress

Reed rallies lawmakers in call to reopen schools

HORSEHEADS, NY — U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R – NY), Senator Tom O’Mara (R – Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R – Corning), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R – Big Flats), Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R – Caledonia) and Assemblyman Joseph Giglio (R

Congress

Morelle co-sponsors bill to combat domestic violence

ROCHESTER, NY – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his co-sponsorship of legislation to address the uptick in domestic violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation will equip law enforcement officials with additional support and resources necessary to better protect