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Finch Statement On Harriet Tubman Appearing On $20 Bill

“Harriet Tubman’s life of courage and message of equality reflect exactly the kind of values we should be memorializing in America for generations to come. A trailblazing conductor on the Underground Railroad, Tubman rescued 300 people from the evil...

April 20, 2016
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$154 Billion Can’t Buy Empathy

“This budget includes $30 million allocated to a for-profit nursing home facility in the speaker’s backyard. That is $5 million more than the new funding to combat the heroin epidemic across our entire state. Try as the administration might to make...

April 1, 2016
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Power Brokers’ Negotiations Shrouded Secrecy

“In a year that saw two alumni of the exclusive “three men in a room” club convicted of felony corruption charges, it was tempting to believe that budget negotiations would be more inclusive and transparent. In fact, they have been more secretive...

March 30, 2016
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$15 An Hour Is A War On Seniors

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) has a simple question for progressive activists agitating for a $15 an hour minimum wage who claim that such a dramatic increase will not harm upstate’s fragile economy. How could you know...

March 30, 2016
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$15 An Hour Won’t Start Up New York

Gov. Cuomo says his fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage is all about fairness. Is it fair? Is it fair for the government to impose crushing labor costs on farmers who can’t set the price of milk, beans, sweet corn or fruit? Is it fair to...

March 28, 2016
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