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  • Ithaca fires back with its support for gun laws

    03/09/2013 11:46:50 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 31 replies
    © Copyright 2007-2013 Barrington Broadcasting Group, LLC ^ | Posted: 03.08.2013 at 6:44 PM | by Alex Resila
    ITHACA -- Many areas in New York State are calling for a repeal of new gun control laws. With over thirty counties asking for this to be overturned, the city of Ithaca is standing alongside Governor Cuomo The Ithaca Common Council knows that this is a step in the right direction as they passed a resolution unanimously Wednesday night. Being a liberal leaning city, some people are not surprised where their city stands with the new laws. Judy Scarpella has been a taxpayer with Ithaca for many years and she is used to the way that her city does business....
  • Early exit is urged for 4 ousted by downsizing

    05/23/2003 10:29:23 AM PDT · by Fury · 3 replies · 85+ views
    The Buffalo News ^ | 05/23/2003 | Brian Meyer
    Four Buffalo lawmakers who will lose their jobs Jan. 1 in a Common Council downsizing are facing pressure to resign now and save the cash-starved city about $500,000. Some East Side activists are challenging the Council's president and three at-large members to step down immediately, close their offices and eliminate 10 staff members. "If they're as concerned about the city's future as they say they are, let them prove it," said Rosa Gibson, president of the Community Action Information Center. "They should eliminate themselves right now and prove to the city that they truly love Buffalo." But Council President James...