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Dems ask for UTC audit docs

In the wake of a New York State Comptroller audit of the Upstate Telecommunications Corporation (UTC) released last week, critical of the circumstances surrounding the formation of the Local Development Corporation (LDC), Democrats in the County Legislature have asked County Executive Maggie Brooks ...

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Democrats back Doorley for district attorney

It has been Sandra Doorley’s dream to be Monroe County district attorney. She has a chance to make it come true as the Democratic candidate for the post held for nearly eight years by Michael C. Green, who is awaiting word from Washington, D.C., regarding a federal judgeship confirmation.

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Dems seek contractor registration

Monroe County Democrats introduced a proposal on Thursday to create a new home improvement contractors registration system. The idea behind the proposal is to protect the public and local contractors from out-of-state contractors that may take advantage of vulnerable property owners.

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Senate Democrats rap ‘pro-business’ Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats at a partisan-tinged hearing say the Supreme Court's conservative majority is wrongly favoring businesses over consumers, employees and investors. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy opened a committee ...

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County Democrats name election slate

Monroe County Democrats are holding a space open for their district attorney candidate just in case incumbent Michael C. Green should not get a federal judgeship. Green was nominated Jan. 26 by President Barack Obama for an appointment ...

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GOP seeks 1-week extension as gov’t shutdown looms

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The top Democrat on Capitol Hill on Thursday blamed a threatened government shutdown on House Speaker John Boehner's insistence on keeping conservative policy prescriptions for the environment and abortion in a funding bill that must be passed by midnight Friday.

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