“This is a fundamental issue of public health,” said Hein. “We need to be able to make sure there’s clear testimony on the impact of ACA repeal.”
The event was organized by a local liberal activist group in response to the congressman’s decision not to schedule any town hall meetings of his own. While it was billed as an educational forum, the event had the flavor of a progressive rally, with songs, chants and action items.
Republican lawmakers are facing pointed questions and raucous crowds at town hall meetings across the country this month. Freshman 19th Congressional District Representative John Faso (R-Kinderhook) is not one of them.
The resolution, which would expresses an opinion by the legislature and not affect any local laws, was defeated in a party-line vote.
In his first regular meeting as Woodstock town supervisor, Bill McKenna directed the Town Board in appointing Richard Heppner as councilman and Cathy Magarelli as deputy supervisor and in promoting mental health awareness.
“In order to come up with a reasonable replacement, we’ll need to negotiate with Democrats. I think the biggest mistake made in 2010 was that legislation was enacted without any bipartisanship participation.”
In an era of gerrymandering, we have a true rarity: a competitive congressional district.
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