Carlucci’s Column: Fight For Fair Elections

Carlucci’s Column: Fight For Fair Elections

The New York State Senate has taken critical steps to fix our broken electoral system and increase voter turnout. We passed early voting, taking effect on October 26th, consolidated federal and State primaries, closed the LLC loophole, ensured voter registrations can be transferred, and allowed voter pre-registration for 16 and 17-year-olds. We know by breaking […]

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

BY SCOTT RASMUSSEN For many obsessed with politics, the upcoming midterm elections are perceived as a fight between good and evil that will determine the fate of the nation. In the narrative framed by true believers and much media coverage, it’s a fight between those who are convinced that President Donald Trump can make America […]

Plenty of Primary Day Drama in Rockland County and New York

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF There was a fair amount of action and controversy this past week in Rockland County on Primary Day, September 13. For starters, turnout was low and the question must be asked, did holding Election Day on a Thursday impact the vote? Elections are usually held on Tuesdays, but due to Tuesday falling […]

McQuade Wins in a Landslide, Will Face Off With Annie Rabbitt

In the newly redrawn 98th Assembly District, which includes areas of Monsey and half of Ramapo along with Monroe and parts of Orange County, a contentious three-way Democratic primary had voters across the district choosing the candidate that lived closest to them. The primary pitted Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder against Orange County Legislator Myrna […]

“We The People” Party Will Appear on November Ballot

Frank Morganthaler announces he’s on the ballot Frank Morganthaler, candidate for Congress, will appear on the November 6, General Election Ballot on the “We the People” party line, as he faces off against Nita Lowey and Joe Carvin for the 19th Congressional District seat. Morganthaler thanked his supporters, including Tea Party members in groups like […]

Timelines: July 12, 2012

West Nile Found in Ramapo and Haverstraw Mosquito samples collected at the end of June in Rockland County have been testing positive for West Nile virus, confirming that it is appearing early and frequently in this area this summer. Two mosquito pools came from Ramapo, one came from Clarkstown and one from Haverstraw. The infected samples […]