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Politics/Government
23 June 2019 10:00AM
Enid Futterman

Hudson Democratic Party politics 2019 looks like a microcosm of Washington Democratic Party politics. A grass-roots, bottom-up, people-powered wing seems to have emerged, and on its heels, an attempt to squelch it.

In a city even bluer than New York, Democrats rule. Really rule. Not…

23 June 2019 09:02AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/pot-decriminalization-expanded-legalization-fails

ALBANY — State lawmakers voted on their last day in the legislative session to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, along with other changes to existing law.

The initial push was for legalization, but after months of negotiation, legislators decided to compromise on a decriminalization…

23 June 2019 08:58AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/split-verdict-farm-workers-bill-0

ALBANY — State lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday granting expanded benefits and rights to farm workers around the state.

Known as the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, the bill gives farm laborers collective bargaining rights, workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. The bill also addresses working…

23 June 2019 08:58AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/split-verdict-farm-workers-bill-0

ALBANY — State lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday granting expanded benefits and rights to farm workers around the state.

Known as the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, the bill gives farm laborers collective bargaining rights, workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. The bill also addresses working…

22 June 2019 09:52PM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/green-light-bill-gets-go-ahead

ALBANY — State lawmakers approved a bill that would grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The legislation met with fierce opposition from Republicans.

The legislation, known as the Green Light bill, was passed in the state Senate late Monday, but was approved in the Assembly last…

22 June 2019 09:52PM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/green-light-bill-gets-go-ahead

ALBANY — State lawmakers approved a bill that would grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The legislation met with fierce opposition from Republicans.

The legislation, known as the Green Light bill, was passed in the state Senate late Monday, but was approved in the Assembly last…

22 June 2019 04:42PM
Chris McManus

Hudson is a special city that has come to represent cultural diversity, openness and inclusivity. We’ve become a beacon for our region, celebrating Flag Day and LGBTQ Pride like no other. Spectacular events here, such as the Bangladeshi Cultural Fair and the Hudson Black Arts…

22 June 2019 09:49AM
Cassidy A. Maze

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table

To: You, who’s inspired to create a new plan with us
From: Me, who’s working with a bunch of great folks who aim to collaborate with you on a new plan asap

Dear You,

Today’s letter is short. Just a link. A link to an article in yesterday’s…

22 June 2019 09:49AM
Cassidy A. Maze

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table

To: You, who’s inspired to create a new plan with us
From: Me, who’s working with a bunch of great folks who aim to collaborate with you on a new plan asap

Dear You,

Today’s letter is short. Just a link. A link to an article in yesterday’s…

20 June 2019 03:51PM
20 June 2019 01:25PM

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the House of Representatives passed the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 2020. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) led his colleagues on appropriations request letters and amendments and successfully secured critical…

20 June 2019 01:25PM

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the House of Representatives passed the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 2020. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) led his colleagues on appropriations request letters and amendments and successfully secured critical…

20 June 2019 01:25PM

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the House of Representatives passed the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 2020. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) led his colleagues on appropriations request letters and amendments and successfully secured critical…

20 June 2019 01:25PM

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the House of Representatives passed the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 2020. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) led his colleagues on appropriations request letters and amendments and successfully secured critical…

20 June 2019 01:22PM

KINGSTON, NY—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the membership of his 19th Congressional District Advisory Committee on Veterans, and appointed Malia DuMont, Chief of Staff at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, as Chair. The 19th Congressional District Veterans Advisory Committee has met previously and will continue…

20 June 2019 01:22PM

KINGSTON, NY—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the membership of his 19th Congressional District Advisory Committee on Veterans, and appointed Malia DuMont, Chief of Staff at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, as Chair. The 19th Congressional District Veterans Advisory Committee has met previously and will continue…

20 June 2019 01:22PM

KINGSTON, NY—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the membership of his 19th Congressional District Advisory Committee on Veterans, and appointed Malia DuMont, Chief of Staff at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, as Chair. The 19th Congressional District Veterans Advisory Committee has met previously and will continue…

20 June 2019 01:22PM

KINGSTON, NY—Today, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced the membership of his 19th Congressional District Advisory Committee on Veterans, and appointed Malia DuMont, Chief of Staff at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, as Chair. The 19th Congressional District Veterans Advisory Committee has met previously and will continue…

20 June 2019 01:11PM
Chris McManus

Hudson is facing two radically diverging paths for our future. Explosive growth of tourism combined with accelerated gentrification defines our current direction. This means a continued exodus of the emerging artists, writers, artisans and creative types that make small cities like Hudson so fascinating. We’re…

19 June 2019 09:50PM

This Letter to the Editor was sent to the Register Star and the Columbia Paper.
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Democracy died a bit tonight in the Taconic Hills School District. If you pay taxes here, you should be concerned.

By a 6-1 vote, Board members approved a plan to change the…

19 June 2019 09:50PM

This Letter to the Editor was sent to the Register Star and the Columbia Paper.
_________________________________

Democracy died a bit tonight in the Taconic Hills School District. If you pay taxes here, you should be concerned.

By a 6-1 vote, Board members approved a plan to change the…

19 June 2019 09:50PM

This Letter to the Editor was sent to the Register Star and the Columbia Paper.
_________________________________

Democracy died a bit tonight in the Taconic Hills School District. If you pay taxes here, you should be concerned.

By a 6-1 vote, Board members approved a plan to change the…

19 June 2019 10:51AM
Dan Udell

A number of resolutions were passed. And Pamela Mann, National Field Director from CABT (Coalition Against Bigger Trucks) alerted the Council to pressure in Congress to increase the length and weight of trucks in the US. If passed, this would impact Hudson because it’s a…

19 June 2019 10:31AM
Cassidy A. Maze

June 19, 2019

To: You, who is committed to creating a safe, inspiring and sustainable community Now

From: Me, who wants only to work with you, and everyone I know, to build such a community before it’s too late

Dear You,

Let’s step into a movie for a moment….…

19 June 2019 10:31AM
Cassidy A. Maze

June 19, 2019

To: You, who is committed to creating a safe, inspiring and sustainable community Now

From: Me, who wants only to work with you, and everyone I know, to build such a community before it’s too late

Dear You,

Let’s step into a movie for a moment….…

 

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