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Former AM Benjamin on Gun Control and Mental Health

The deadly shooting in Aurora, CO, has restarted the debate over gun control. But Assemblyman Michael Benjamin argues that the better way to prevent crimes is by improving mental health care. Former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin thinks the renewed call for … Continue reading

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Gov. Cuomo’s Enemies List – Editorial Cartoon

“Cartoon courtesy of Mark Wilson at EmpireWire.com.” Originally posted on Empire Wire.

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Benjamin Talks Redistricting on Capital Tonight

My OpEd in today’s NY Post garnered some attention in Albany. It lead to my appearance on YNN/Capital Tonight with host Liz Benjamin. The proposed congressional districts drawn up by Federal Judge Roanne Mann have former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin making … Continue reading

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An Independent GOP Mind – Assemblywoman Sayward – “I’d vote for Obama…Absolutely.””

Yesterday, my former Assembly colleague, Teresa Sayward, who represents a rural North Country district in upstate, announced her retirement. In an interview with Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight, she discussed her support for term limits, gay marriage, and the state … Continue reading

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CapTon: Fmr Assemblyman Benjamin Criticizes Economic Development Awards

This afternoon, I taped an appearance on Capital Tonight, an Albany-based news program hosted by Liz Benjamin. Click here to see the complete interview: Former Assem. Benjamin Criticizes Economic Development Awards. There was a lot of celebrating last week as the … Continue reading

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Bob Turner smears Obama again

SOP’s Liz Benjamin reported that newly-minted Rep. Bob Turner is keeping up his critique of the Obama administration’s foreign policy, moving from Israel (a major issue in the NY-9 special election, thanks to Ed Koch) to Japan. The Queens Republican released … Continue reading

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JC Penney disses Albany budget

Five months ago, Gov. Cuomo and the State Legislature delivered an on-time, balanced budget that didn’t include tax hikes. Yet JC Penney saw fit to ridicule Albany by displaying this ad in Upper Manhattan. JCP better hope Albany is in … Continue reading

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