Some blowback from one of Daniel Squadron’s opponents over the Schumer ad: “… Councilwoman Tish James releasing a blistering “fact check” email against rival State Senator Dan Squadron for his new “results”-themed campaign commercial … “As an Albany legislator, Squadron has NEVER passed even a single piece of gun legislation into law,” Ms. James press […]
Sen. Schumer is inserting himself into the NYC Public Advocate race with this ad for Dan Squadron:
David Bartlett is one of three candidates running for Columbia Co. Sheriff. He’s running in the GOP primary and sent out a campaign flyer (front, back) stating he will “Work to repeal the New York SAFE Act.” Governor Cuomo’s efforts to quiet police opposition to SAFE with a limited exemption do not appear to be […]
Not all think creating special classes of people with SAFE exemptions is a good thing. First, Greg Ball explains his vote: Next, Bill Nojay calls for Seklos’ resignation. From his original e-mail to Fred Dicker: “Skelos is either too dumb to understand he just played Useful Idiot to Cuomo’s efforts to further Balkanize the GOP, […]
Legislative Report #10 is now online. The legislature has not gone into recess yet. Despite popular demand, they will be in session today.
Late last night the Senate approved a bill exempting retired police from certain provisions of the SAFE Act: “… Republican Sen. Marty Golden, a retired NYPD officer from Brooklyn, said the change would affect 200,000 people around the state. “After working 20 years or 30 years as a police officer, or a peace officer, or as a […]
Dean Skelos and the rest of the Long Island Republicans (except for Lee Zeldin) probably convinced themselves that their vote in favor of SAFE was a no-brainer, that gun control was widely popular in their area and there would not be any repercussions for their vote. The first sign of problems with this notion arrived a couple […]