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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Water Infrastructure: A Quietly Ticking Time Bomb

Water system problems are a quiet local crisis. If we're going to ensure we have access to safe drinking water across the nation, America’s water managers will have to pick up the pace.

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The Pace of Disaster Is Accelerating. Are We Ready?

The impacts of rising sea levels and increasing climate instability may force hard choices in the years to come.

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Between the Engineer and the Poet

On the Hudson Valley’s Rich Heritage of Environmental Activism