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  1. New era for consumer protection as Republicans take helm of watchdog agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Consumer groups are bracing for a more pro-industry approach to safety, fearful that strides made in the name of product safety will be rolled back, as Republicans take the helm of the nation's key consumer safety agency. The Trump Administration last week elevated Ann Marie Buerkle, a Republican appointed to the commission in 2013, to the post of acting chairman.

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  2. Upstate NY congressman says town hall meetings are 'useless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Post-Standard

    U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, says he has no intention to start holding public town hall meetings. The Buffalo-area congressman, shown at the New York Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, was the first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump for president.

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  3. Will CPSC's New Chairman Bring Changes for Consumer Protection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | FindLaw

    Consumer concerns have clearly shifted since the new administration took office. Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission's chairman, Elliot Kaye, stepped down , following other democratic leaders facing pressure from the Republican administration.

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  4. Ann Marie Buerkle Elevated To Serve As Acting Chairman of U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | PressReleasePoint

    Ann Marie Buerkle, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June 2013 to serve as a Commissioner at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission , was named Acting Chairman of the agency on February 9, 2017. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead CPSC as Acting Chairman as the agency transitions under a new Administration, "I thank Elliot Kaye for his service as our Chairman.

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  5. CPSC Begins Transition: Ann Marie Buerkle is Now the Acting Chairman of the AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | JD Supra

    The CPSC has not yet released a statement concerning the transition of the chairmanship from Elliot Kaye to Ann Marie Buerkle, but we have confirmed the change in leadership with multiple sources inside the agency. In a move largely seen as a precursor to this change in leadership, the Commission recently voted to install Buerkle as the Vice Chairman of the agency - ensuring that she would become the Acting Chairman of the agency once Kaye vacated the Chairman's office.

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  6. Ann Marie Buerkle set to lead Consumer Product Safety CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2012 | The Post-Standard

    Former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle , who represented the Syracuse area in Congress, will serve as acting chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an agency spokesman said today. Buerkle, a Republican, will take over from Elliot Kaye , a Democrat appointed by President Barack Obama in 2014 to lead the independent agency charged with protecting the public from hazardous consumer products.

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  7. Syracuse bishop, 500 from CNY join March for Life in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    More than 500 people from Central New York, including Bishop Robert Cunningham of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, will take part in the annual March for Life today in the nation's capital. The group will join tens of thousands of marchers who traveled to Washington to protest the 44th anniversary of the Roe v.

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  8. CPSC Recall Snapshot: January 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | jdsupra.com

    December was a relatively quiet month for the CPSC, but major changes are most likely in store for 2017. If tradition holds true, Chairman Elliot Kaye, a Democrat who was nominated by President Obama, will step down and President Trump will have an opportunity to nominate a Republican to chair the commission.

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  9. After $7 million campaign, Katko and Deacon want money out of politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    As spending on their battle for Congress nears the $7 million mark, U.S. Rep. John Katko and Democrat Colleen Deacon agreed Monday that it's time to take the influence of big money out of politics. Katko and Deacon said they would support a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in the Citizens United case, which allows corporations, unions and other interests to spend unlimited amounts on elections.

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  10. GOP group will spend $800,000 to help Rep. John Katko's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A super PAC aligned with House Republican leaders will spend $800,000 supporting Rep. John Katko's bid for a second term with TV advertising and door-to-door campaigning. The Congressional Leadership Fund said its initial round of spending will total $10 million in 12 of the most competitive House races in the nation, including Katko's race against Democrat Colleen Deacon of Syracuse.

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  11. 5 things to expect in House race between Colleen Deacon and John KatkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Colleen Deacon's victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for the 24th Congressional District seat sets up a showdown with U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-Camillus, in a race already attracting national attention. Katko will try to hold onto the No.

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  12. U.S. Product Safety Commissioner: - Congress Does Not Do the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission spoke out Thursday about what she called a "huge shift from the legislative branch to the executive branch where it is top heavy in power." "Congress does not do the oversight that they should on the regulatory agencies.

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