Posts tagged "Maurice Hinchey"
Local citizens against fracking to descend on Albany

Local citizens against fracking to descend on Albany

On Monday, June 17, join Maurice Hinchey, Pete Seeger, Natalie Merchant, Lois Gibbs and over 100 organizations from across the state at noon on the East Capitol Lawn in Albany to demand freedom from dirty energy. They will be pressuring Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject fracking and to lead the nation in constructing a renewable...
Gardiner Dems and environmentalists laud Maurice Hinchey

Gardiner Dems and environmentalists laud Maurice Hinchey

If there’s one group of constituents of retiring representative Maurice Hinchey (D-Saugerties) who’s going to miss him the most, it’s arguably the green crowd. So there was a bittersweet feeling in the air at Mohonk Mountain House as the Gardiner Democratic Committee gathered community activists, current and former public officials, staff from various land trusts...
Hinchey’s exit to change region’s relationship with Washington

Hinchey’s exit to change region’s relationship with Washington

After nearly four decades of government service in Albany and Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey announced last week that he would not seek another term in Congress. The longtime lawmaker’s departure is likely to have major implications both in Washington, where Hinchey was a reliable mainstay of a dwindling corps of progressive liberal Democrats,...
Hinchey to retire

Hinchey to retire

  U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, congressman for our area since 1993, was scheduled to announce his retirement Thursday, January 19 at 1 p.m. at the same place he launched his first House bid 20 years ago — the Senate House in Uptown Kingston. He’ll serve the remainder of his term. Shortly after the blog Politico...