February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Politics

Putnam Postpones Enacting Hydrofracking Law

The Putnam Legislature has postponed enacting a countywide hydrofracking law to prohibit fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 waste water facilities be they publicly or privately owned at the request of several town of More...

Putnam Shifts Funds for Tourism Office

But LoBue Questions ‘Communications’ Help for Exec

Putnam lawmakers have voted to fully fund the county’s Tourism Bureau by transferring $23,000 from a contingency fund. More...

Legislators Aim Blast at New Gun Law

After many days in which they praised the new privacy protections in New York’s tough new gun-control law, Putnam County lawmakers have gone on record as opposing the law itself, charging it compels unfunded mandates while threatening the right More...

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'I would also like to enter into dialogue with the many elderly persons who are a storehouse of wisdom forged by experience, and who seek in many ways, especially through volunteer work, to share their stories and their insights.' ~Pope Francis addressing Congress, Sept. 24, 2015