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By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:55 am
Local congressional representative John Faso, a Republican representing the Catskills and Hudson Valley in the 19th District, has joined a small group of Congressional Republicans criticizing President Donald Trump's recently-issued executive order on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:46 pm
In a closed-door session at a Republican policy retreat in Philadelphia this week, GOP members of the House and Senate privately worried about the political consequences of their party's push for a rapid repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Among those who... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:59 pm
Is it Snub The Catskills week in New York State? A couple of recent comments by prominent New York pols have us feeling a bit overlooked. On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made an appearance in the Adirondacks announcing that his proposed budget contains a $20... Read more
By Michael Ryan on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 - 11:46 am
The winter sun seemed to shine specifically on the mountaintop when ceremonies were held naming a rural section of Route 23 in memory of former Greene County Legislature chairman Wayne Speenburgh. Senator George Amedore and Assemblyman Peter Lopez, who co... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:24 pm
Image via John Faso's campaign. Congressman John Faso, the newly-elected Republican representing New York's 19th district, was named last week to the House's budget, agriculture, and transportation and infrastructure committees.  The 36-member House... Read more
By Office of Congressman John Faso on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 - 3:13 pm
Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) was named today to the House Budget, Agriculture and Transportation and Infrastructure committees: “I am honored and humbled to have been named to three leading committees that will effectively serve... Read more
By New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:55 pm
More than 133,000 acres now open for fishing, hiking and other low-impact recreation  DEP released new RecMapper utility to help public find lands and waters for recreation  The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced... Read more
By Office of NYS Senator John Bonacic on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 pm
(Middletown, NY)- State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt Hope) announced today that he will again serve as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and the Chairman of the Senate Racing Gaming and Wagering Committee. Senator Bonacic will also... Read more
By Office of NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Grants Support Economic Development, Tourism, Infrastructure Enhancements and Community Revitalization Apply Here Through the NYS Grants Gateway Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of $800,000 in Environmental Protection Fund smart... Read more
By Catskill Watershed Corporation on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Home and business owners in designated flood hazard areas within the New York City Watershed West of the Hudson River can take advantage of a no-cost program to get their propane and fuel oil tanks anchored before the next flood. The Catskill Watershed... Read more

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