The votes are in, but it’s not over yet. The 2010 midterm election results are still trickling in locally and nationally, and it’s just the beginning of what looks to be two tumultuous years in politics. Here’s a summary of what’s happened so far. The predicted anti-Democratic wave has played […]

Hundreds gathered at the Holiday Inn in Kingston, N.Y., Tuesday night in support of Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-Hurley), who won re-election over his Republican opponent George Phillips, of Broome County, in New York state’s 22nd Congressional District. “I’m very interested in going back and fighting,” Hinchey said. Although all of […]

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On January 21, the Supreme Court made a final decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), a judgment which allowed unlimited corporate contributions in state and federal elections and has sprouted controversy throughout the country, including the New Paltz community. In response, the Hudson Valley Progressive Coalition, Democracy […]

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ScheinMedia and the SUNY New Paltz Environmental Task Force, comprised of faculty members, students and the New Paltz community, hosted a public forum titled “The Future of Gas Drilling in New York State” on Monday, March 8 in the Lecture Center at SUNY New Paltz. The event was organized so that […]