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By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 8:08 pm
The state budget is still in scandalous limbo -- and though the New York state Senate has washed its hands of the people's business and gone on Fourth of July vacation, the watchful PACs who lurk in the underbrush of the New York political landscape are... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 14, 2010 - 5:13 pm
... and it's getting weird. Kaitlyn Ross, a reporter for Capitol Tonight, tweeted about this strange scene in the Senate chambers a few minutes ago: Senators just came back into chambers- said Happy Birthday to Senator Bonacic... recessed... WHAT?!
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 1:05 pm
With the ink barely dry on his change of political party, Sullivan County former Republican David Sager is racking up the county endorsements he'll need to take on incumbent state Senator John Bonacic as a Democrat this fall. The Mid-Hudson News reports... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 20, 2010 - 1:26 pm
Steve Levy and Rick Lazio, the two pols jousting to run for governor on the Republican ticket, paid a visit yesterday to the Sullivan County GOP convention. From the Times Herald-Record: Lazio, a former four-term Congressman, and Levy, the Suffolk County... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 12, 2010 - 11:39 am
Policy watchdog Environmental Advocates of New York has flunked state senators John Bonacic and Bill Larkin on environmental issues, Adam Bosch of the Times Herald-Record reports. It's because they both voted to kill a bill that would've allowed people in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010 - 1:56 pm
If he runs for re-election, state senator John Bonacic will face at least two challengers this fall, in a race that is shaping up to be a referendum on natural-gas drilling in the region (which Bonacic emphatically supports). Sullivan County legislator... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010 - 9:24 pm
Democratic Ulster County legislator Mike Madsen has some nice words for Republican state senator John Bonacic, for his efforts to get the DEP to do a better job of flood management around NYC's Ashokan reservoir upstate. Our State Senator, John Bonacic... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010 - 9:15 pm
SUNY New Paltz students rallied last week against $152 million worth of proposed state cuts to higher education, a bill with the unfortunate acronym of PHEEIA. The crowd of students and SUNY professors chanted slogans like “One, two, three, four, we can’... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 19, 2010 - 11:31 am
Aaaaand the prize goes to the Shawangunk Journal, for yesterday's story on flooding in Wawarsing: "Pump and Circumstance." Part of Wawarsing is perched atop New York City's leaking Delaware Aqueduct. State senator John Bonacic is trying to get approval... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 - 4:57 pm
The Catskill Landowners Association issued a press release today stating their opposition to any ban on gas drilling in the New York City watershed that does not include compensation for Catskills landowners. “The Catskill Landowners Association views... Read more


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