Dmitri Mehlhorn Discusses Public Policy and the Private Sector
Although Mehlhorn is a libertarian Democrat , he has worked closely with leaders of both parties.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Survey asks Central New York veterans about their VA care and benefits
Central New York veterans will have a chance to share feedback about the quality of their Veterans Affairs healthcare and benefits in a new online survey from U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Rep. Dan Maffei's bill takes away health insurance subsidies for members of Congress
Rep. Dan Maffei, D-Syracuse, introduced a bill today that would eliminate the federal government's subsidy for health insurance plans purchased by members of Congress.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
NBC's 'Today' show will air report on Renz murder case, bill to reform probation system
NBC's "Today" show will air an investigative report Wednesday morning that examines flaws in the federal probation system exposed in the David Renz murder case in Central New York.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Rep. Maffei and John Katko weigh in on potential for Syracuse to house immigrant children
The former covenant on Syracuse's north side has been empty since the sisters of St. Francis relocated last year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
What political candidate is Destiny USA funding?
One of the candidates in what is expected to be one of the hottest races this year in Central New York is getting money from some of the big names from Destiny USA.
Never again: Rep. Maffei pushes for funding to help prevent Renz case from ever happening again
On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Dan Maffei urged House Leaders to provide the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts the resources it needs to prevent cases like David Renz from happening again.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.