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Upper West Side Democrats Help in Statewide Races

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By Gavin Aronsen Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell has no Republican challenger for his Upper West Side seat for the Nov. 2 election. But he nonetheless opened campaign headquarters in his district to help fellow Democrats in competitive statewide races. On one of the final Sundays before the election, O’Donnell held an open house at the [&hellip
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ASSEMBLYMAN GETS COMMITTEE

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Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell was recently named chair of the Ethics Committee, a position that will put him at the center of one of the most hotly contested issues in Albany. In January, both Legislative chambers passed an ethics reform bill nearly unanimously. The bill would have required additional disclosures from legislators and those doing [&hellip
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SPOTLIGHT ON MANHATTAN VALLEY

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Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell will host a “Visioning Forum” for Manhattan Valley to discuss neighborhood strengths and improvements residents would like to see. “Historically, Manhattan Valley has not received the attention nor the resources it has deserved,” O’Donnell said. “I convened this forum as an opportunity for Manhattan Valley stakeholders to discuss the neighborhood’s strengths [&hellip
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ALBANY BILLS HARD TO PASS

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Albany is known for its dysfunctional legislature, which could explain why local legislators have a low success rate in getting bills signed into law in 2008. In the Senate, where Democrats are in the minority, State Sen. Bill Perkins introduced 34 bills. Two made it out of the Legislature, a success rate of 5.8 percent. [&hellip
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