Upstate needs to make some noise about the Thruway Authority’s proposed toll hikes on trucks, because frankly, it’s going to hurt our economy and our quality of life.
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An Unshackle Upstate supporter shares his story as an example of one overlooked and unappreciated benefit of working in in the public sector.
Our Unshackle Army form gives us the opportunity to hear directly from our supporters. The following submission comes from Charles Dowdell, a farmer from Berkshire, NY who has no choice but leave New York in search of better opportunities in Georgia. While his story is certainly unique, he’s not alone. According to our friends at […]
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.
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.
As Judgment Day for the NYS Legislature comes nearer, keep one thing in mind. Before candidates tell you what they’ll do… ask them what they’ve done. Don’t think that what you are hearing is correct or accurate. Get educated.And if you don’t get a good enough answer, then don’t give them your vote.
Between now and Nov. 2, you’ll be bombarded with information on the candidates, each with a story to tell about why he or she should be your choice and why their opponent isn’t even worth consideration. Rather than relying on these commercials, take the time to do some research. See what groups like Unshackle Upstate, NFIB and the Business Council of New York State are saying about the issues and the candidate’s stances on them. Then factor that information into your Judgment Day decision on Nov. 2.
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.
As the New York legislature went home for the 4th of July holiday, Governor Chris Christie and the New Jersey legislature came close to a compromise on a proposal that will slow rising property taxes and reform what New Jersey residents have identified as their number one issue – property taxes. Like New York, the […]