Zoning laws that protect us under threat
Sullivan County Legislator Catherine Owens is a supporter of a constitutional convention, and she used her position as chair of the Government Services Committee to remind her colleagues and others in attendance that New York State voters will have the opportunity to vote for such a convention on November 7.
Constituent disappointed at Faso no-show
The calls across the country for elected members of Congress to hold town hall meetings have spread across the country, and the congressman for the New York 19th Congressional District, John Faso, as was noted in this space two weeks ago, has joined many of his colleagues in refusing to hold a town meeting.
At the very close of an otherwise routine February 16 meeting of the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee of the Delaware River Basin Commission, New Jersey’s representative, Steven Domber, read a startling announcement that because New Jersey’s disputes with the other parties to the 1954 Supreme Court decree that governs the allocation of the Dela
Democracy for sale
Workers at three Sullivan County businesses participated in the Day Without Immigrants protest by not showing up to work on February 16. Those three businesses—related to food and agriculture—and their employees contribute a lot to the county in terms of taxes and the local economy.
An environmentalist. Not.
In the context of the debate over our new education secretary, Betsy DeVos, I offer the following commentary regarding the precision of words.
The election of Donald Trump as president has sparked the formation of many activist groups around the country. The organization that wrote the Indivisible Guide, which is a primer on best practices for resisting the Trump agenda, says 4,500 groups across the country have registered with their website.