New York State Senator George Maziarz, who traveled throughout Western New York last Wednesday with new Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, is pictured with Skelos in the New York Times.
New York State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith is scheduled to be in Niagara Falls this week for a meeting with local politicos.
In what should be a lively exchange, GOP strategist Karl Rove and former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards will debate the issues of the presidential campaign Sept. 26 at UB.
While some have cheered the Supreme Court ruling supporting congressional candidate Jack Davis' challenge to the so-called "Millionaire's Amendment," the Rochester D&C highlights the dangerous influence of billionaire candidates such as Davis and Golisano.
Kudos to North Tonawanda businessman Frank Budwey for fighting to protect his grocery store business by attempting to stop the development of a Super Wal-Mart in NT. But we have to ask, why is the outrage always over Wal-Mart? Why not Home Depot, who runs small hardware stores out of business? Or Rite Aid, who runs small pharmacies out of business? Or Walden Books, who runs small book stores out of business?
The moronic quote of the year goes to Bob Roberson. Roberson, who unsuccessfully sued Niagara County two years ago because the county refused to pay him more than $17,000 he thought he was owed as former attorney for the county Sewer District, is trying again.Roberson's award-winning quote? "Are they going to spend another $30,000 to fight my lawsuit?" What are you insinuating, Bob? Are you insinuating that because you believe that they owe you $17,000, they should not spend $30,000? It's called principles and standing for what's right. Look it up.