The River
Prior to the Democratic Rural Conference, the New York State Federation of Democratic Women met at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. The meeting hosted four women running for NYS Senate: Jen Metzger, Pat Strong, Joan Seaman and Joyce St. George. NYS Fed. of DW Pres. Donna Schick; VPs Liliam Stettner, Lena Bishop, Margherita Rossi; and Treasurer Kathy P. Green.

Women’s Work: Election 2018

Women are on the ballot in record numbers this November, stepping into the political fray with zeal and enthusiasm, and running in tough districts against long odds. The Hudson Valley is a proving ground for a few of the current generation of energized and ambitious Democratic women.

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Casinos: Win or Lose for the Hudson Valley?

Advocates have long hoped that Vegas-style casinos would restore some of the region’s luster. Can they succeed?

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The Hudson Valley in a Warming World

The impacts of global warming are already being felt in the Hudson Valley. What might the future look like?

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New York State Gun Law: A Political Weapon

The culture clash between gun-rights defenders and gun-control advocates in Upstate New York