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Partnering with our friends at EnoughMandates.com and NYSAC, we reached out to all 62 counties in New York to join us in demanding mandate relief from Albany lawmakers. Of these, 46 counties heeded the call and took action – passing … Continue reading
We are teaming with our friends at www.enoughmandates.com on an exciting but quick-turnaround-action-needed initiative called Mayday for Mandate Relief! Please contact your county government officials and ask them to support this initiative. Here are some suggestions for how to best do this: … Continue reading
Congratulations to Tom Cavanagh, who finishes his Walking Tour today when he reaches the Montauk lighthouse. See video from Day 17 here! Assemblyman Dean Murray (AD3), a strong proponent for mandate reform, will be joining Tom for the final mile.
Tom Cavanagh is 2 days away from finishing his 459-mile walk across NY State to raise awareness about the need for mandate relief. Find out more about the walk & media coverage!
Area citizens, politicians rally at Capitol to protest costly state mandates By Thom Randall, Adirondack Journal, 4/23/2012 This was an excellent article covering the Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Rally, held on April 21, 2012 in West Capitol Park, Albany. The … Continue reading
So now that the Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Rally is over, what’s next? The answer comes from our friends at www.enoughmandates.com. Mark Westcott started this initiative in Warren County, where he is the Queensbury Supervisor at Large and a member … Continue reading
The Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Rally was a success and just the beginning of the educational outreach to inform our citizens about how unfunded mandates are impacting our local communities. Rally photos - These are in a photo album on our … Continue reading
Tom Cavanagh and Carl Gottstein Jr. have been on the Walking and Talking Tour for Mandate Relief since April 15th, 2012. They are meeting with local elected officials and local media outlets along the way, raising awareness and spreading the … Continue reading
OUTSTANDING article by Michael Cignoli in the Saratogian about the Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Walking Tour and Rally, and the impact of unfunded mandates on our communities! Saratoga County, for example, has a mandate bill of $61 million this year, … Continue reading