1,479. Does anyone know the significance of that number? No, it’s not a new calculation on the debt burden we all carry for the state. Nor is it a potential new tax we may have to cover in 2011. It is the total number of votes that currently has the control of the New York State Senate up for grabs.
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For Unshackle Upstate, the 2010 elections were just the first leg of a distance race aimed at lowering taxes, reducing state spending and ending dysfunction in the New York State Legislature.
As I sit here and think about tomorrow and the opportunity we have to get New York back on the right track, I am enthusiastic. Why? Because for the first time people are getting educated about each and every elected official and they are willing to vote.
If you want to see changes in New York state government, you have to take action. You have to vote on Nov. 2, Judgment Day for the New York State Legislature.
It’s not enough to just complain about the “state” of New York. We, you have to be willing to do something about it. And that something is voting. And to vote, you must be registered.
On Monday, Unshackle Upstate will issue the results of its 2010 Legislative Scorecards, ranking all 212 New York state legislators according to their actions on key economic and taxpayer issues.
Guest Blog by: C. Ulanowski New York residents must realize that actions speaks louder than words. We often complain about how dysfunctional the NYS government is, and how we as taxpayers face economic distress, because of inaction by Albany on real problem solving. However, we as residents and taxpayers, have a long tradition of accepting […]
News is that a budget is about to pass… unfortunately it’s not the budget we need in NYS. Take action against new spending and fees!
A late state budget is better than a bad one, but Unshackle Upstate worries we might get both. Let’s work the lateness to our favor: You still have a chance to voice your concerns about the budget and make sure our elected officials hear them.
Unshackle Upstate answers some questions raised about why we are seeking contributions to fund our campaign to save New York state.