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Friday Jul 11 | The Post-Standard

Amber Volunteer Fire Department awarded $50,000 federal grant for equipment

One of Onondaga County's smallest fire departments will receive $49,970 in federal aid to help buy new equipment for its volunteer firefighters, Central New York's congressional delegation said today.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Post-Standard

U.S. Senate establishes Harriet Tubman national park in Auburn, first for African-American woman

The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Wednesday night to establish a national historical park at Harriet Tubman's former home and related properties in Auburn, culminating a six-year effort by Central New York's members of Congress.

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Related Topix: Auburn, NY, African-American, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Maryland, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Post-Standard

NY Minute: A vote against Common Core could be a vote for Rob Astorino

Good morning. Storm coverage continues : more than 20,000 still without power and Brandon Roth is reporting East Syracuse will decide whether to lift its State of Emergency at 8 a.m. Republican Rob Astorino is collecting signatures to add another line to the gubernatorial race this fall -- the "Stop Common Core" line.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, East Syracuse, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Post-Standard

It's a girl! U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei welcomes first baby

U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei says he received an extra special gift for his birthday this Fourth of July: His first child.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Communications Workers of America

Movement Building Update

Leaders and activists from CWA Local 1123 have helped build a community coalition, the Alliance for Reliable, Competitive High speed internet , to press for the expansion of high speed broadband and policies that support consumers and economic growth in the Syracuse area.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Post-Standard

Planned Parenthood: Hobby Lobby decision designates women as second-class citizens

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a verdict in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that effectively designated women as second-class citizens, placing our health care needs as secondary to the personal beliefs of our bosses.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Opinion

Crain's New York Business

House Dems to campaign on GOP 'perks'

Voters have grown inured to the gridlock caused by House Republicans in Washington D.C, according to Long Island Rep. Steve Israel, who heads the House Democrats' campaign arm.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Representative Tom Reed, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Post-Standard

John Katko reports best fundraising quarter in race against Rep. Dan Maffei

Republican congressional candidate John Katko said today he had his best fundraising quarter to date, but Rep. Dan Maffei still has a $1 million fundraising advantage heading into campaign season.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Post-Standard

NY Minute: Rick Lazio fundraises for GOP candidate Rob Astorino

It's going to be brutal out there today. Make sure your pets have plenty of water and your Team USA fans have sweat-resistant face paint.

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Related Topix: Rick Lazio, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Syracuse, NY, Vernon, NY, Verona, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

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U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei: Supreme Court made wrong decision in Hobby Lobby case

The U.S. Supreme Court made the wrong decision today when it allowed some corporations to exclude birth control coverage from employee health insurance plans, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Health Insurance, Health

The Post-Standard

Aboard Air Force 2 with VP Joe Biden: Maffei talks about Syracuse, HUD, Tubman Home

For part of an hour Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei had the ear of Vice President Joe Biden on a flight to Syracuse aboard Air Force Two.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgetown (Washington, DC)

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Post-Standard

Feds to Syracuse: Pay $1.5 million by Friday or risk losing city lead program

Federal housing officials this week declared the city's 20-year-old lead program ineligible for funding unless Syracuse repays $1.48 million to make up for mishandling previous grants .

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Maffei: Auburn will hire 6 firefighters with $735,000 federal grant

The Auburn Fire Department will receive a $735,258 federal grant, allowing it to hire six new firefighters, U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei said today.

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Related Topix: Auburn, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, FEMA, Fire

Sun Jun 22, 2014

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Rep. Dan Maffei: Rebuilding infrastructure is the key to revitalizing Central New York

If we want to grow our economy and create jobs, we need to get serious about making smart investments in infrastructure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New York, New York Government, Oswego, NY, Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Post-Standard

Nursing home workers to discuss short staffing, other problems at town hall meeting

Unionized nursing home workers will hold a public town hall meeting 7:30 p.m. Monday in Syracuse to let elected officials know about challenges they face caring for the elderly.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Post-Standard

With fingers crossed, penalized Syracuse lead program applies for more federal money

City officials plan to apply next week for a $3.5 million federal grant to pay for household lead removal even though Syracuse is currently ineligible for funding after being cited by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for poor management of previous grants.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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