Should city taxpayers fund ballpark improvements?

Former State Senator and longtime City Councilman Al Coppola is on a mission to change the way that the city does business. The Council is sometimes too willing to use public resources to help private firms generate larger profit margins,


Coppola down by 613 votes, absentees still to be counted

Former Senator Al Coppola would have decisively won the Democratic party nomination for State Senate, but the Buffalo News didn’t want to tell you about Marc Panepinto’s history of election fraud. “That publication did everything it could to downplay Coppola’s campaign,

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Senator Coppola will work to repeal the NYSAFE Act

Perhaps no other issue this election cycle has as many New Yorkers outraged over the excesses of government overreach than Andrew Cuomo’s NYSAFE Act, which severely infringes on second amendment protections. Republican Mark Grisanti was instrumental to the law’s passage.


Senator Coppola: “Stop bashing teachers, stupid”

Senator Al Coppola, the Democrat running for State Senate against Mark Grisanti, is disgusted with the way that today’s political discourse has wrongly bashed teachers in the media, often using hard working career professionals as political scapegoats — for purposes that often have little to do with

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Stocker to repeal Cuomo’s NYSAFE Act

Former Town Prosecutor Kevin Stocker is dead set against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s NYSAFE Act, which was pushed through the New York State Senate swiftly and secretly — with Sen. Mark Grisanti’s help. Stocker is vowing to repeal the law as

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Who will fill Mark Grisanti’s Senate Seat?

Perhaps this year’s most exciting election will be held in the State Senate’s 60th district, the seat now held by Mark Grisanti. In all, six candidates are vying for the nominations of five parties. This is how it brakes down.