Harriet Tubman http://wrvo.org en Maffei discusses upcoming presidential visit http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-discusses-upcoming-presidential-visit <p>President Obama will be in<a href="http://wrvo.org/post/president-obama-make-stop-syracuse"><strong> </strong>Buffalo, Syracuse and Binghamton next week</a> to discuss his plan for reducing college costs, but Rep. Dan Maffei hopes the president makes a stop in Auburn, too.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:41:04 +0000 Gino Geruntino 42657 at http://wrvo.org Maffei discusses upcoming presidential visit Activists walk Auburn to promote Tubman national park http://wrvo.org/post/activists-walk-auburn-promote-tubman-national-park <p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:14:40 +0000 WRVO News 42152 at http://wrvo.org Activists walk Auburn to promote Tubman national park Congress begins work on Tubman home national park http://wrvo.org/post/congress-begins-work-tubman-home-national-park <p>A congressional committee has begun taking up the designation of Harriet Tubman’s home in Auburn as a national park.<br><br>A House sub-committee on natural resources heard testimony Thursday from Rep. Dan Maffei, D-DeWitt, and the Rev. Daren Jaime of the AME Zion church and boardmember for the organization that runs the home of the former anti-slavery leader.<br> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:39:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 39106 at http://wrvo.org Congress begins work on Tubman home national park Maffei's bill for Tubman national park moves along http://wrvo.org/post/maffeis-bill-tubman-national-park-moves-along <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s Auburn home is one step closer to becoming a national park and it could mean a makeover for the property.</span></p><p>The bill to designate Tubman’s home a national park will get a hearing by the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources June 6. Syracuse-area Rep. Dan Maffei sponsored the bill to recognize the leader of the anti-slavery network known as the Underground Railroad.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:11:51 +0000 Charles Gichane 38764 at http://wrvo.org Maffei's bill for Tubman national park moves along Members of Congress push for Harriet Tubman National Park in Auburn http://wrvo.org/post/members-congress-push-harriet-tubman-national-park-auburn <p>Lawmakers in Washington are pushing for the establishment of a Harriet Tubman National Park in Auburn, where the abolitionist lived and died. Members of the New York congressional delegation say it could have a big impact on Auburn. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:05:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33351 at http://wrvo.org Members of Congress push for Harriet Tubman National Park in Auburn