The Poughkeepsie Journal: Cahill, Hayes cite ethics reform as key concern

From The Poughkeepsie Journal:

"The most important thing is getting back to Albany to restore the public’s faith and trust in operation of government," [10-term incumbent Kevin] Cahill said. "Expanding ethics law, expanding campaign finance laws, and insisting on stricter compliance on the part of the my colleagues."

Cahill, 60, has represented the 103rd Assembly district, which includes much of Ulster County and the towns of Rhinebeck and Red Hook in Dutchess County, since 1999 after serving a single term in 1993 and 1994.

Hayes, formerly town supervisor of Gardiner and an Ulster County legislator, said ‘whether the county and the towns can set a temporary sales’ is a key issue, and he would fight togive Ulster County the authority to set titssales tax rate, rather

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