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Albany County Legislature

Private Intimidator

by Erin Pihlaja May 22, 2013

On May 9, at around 6:30 PM, a small group of union members, citizens, and employees of the Albany County Nursing Home held a peaceful vigil outside of the home of Albany County Legislator Mary ...

Bank On It

by Miriam Axel-Lute September 26, 2012

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  Albany has a vacant buildings problem. The number may fluctuate depending on who you ask, and how you define “vacant,” but the latest count by the city puts us at over 800. This certainly not unique ...

Ousted!

by Ali Hibbs September 14, 2011

The primary election held in Albany County on Tuesday, Sept. 13, resulted in the defeat of two incumbent county legislators: one who lost by a landslide and another who refused to go down without a ...

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Ch-ch-ch-Changes

by Jason Chura June 23, 2011

It’s been a chaotic race for the candidates in the Democratic primary for Albany County’s newly defined 6th legeslative district seat. Incumbent Brian Scavo said he will run again, but it was unclear who ...

An End to Gerrymandering?

by Jason Chura February 23, 2011

Redistricting time is almost upon us; the time when the controlling party of state Senate and Legislature celebrates its majority rule through the act of adjusting district boundaries to reflect national census results. These borders ...

Running Interference

by Ali Hibbs February 18, 2010

Since 2008, the Albany County Legislature has repeatedly delayed approval of contracts put forward by the Department for Children, Youth and Families, leading to operational difficulties for some of the providers that the agency depends ...