Addie Russell http://wrvo.org en Russell leaving door open on Congressional run; for now, focused on Assembly work http://wrvo.org/post/russell-leaving-door-open-congressional-run-now-focused-assembly-work <p></p><p>State Assemblywoman Addie Russell’s name surfaced as a possible Democratic contender for the 21<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;Congressional District seat, after Rep. Bill Owens announced he won’t run again.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:49:53 +0000 Joanna Richards 50074 at http://wrvo.org Russell leaving door open on Congressional run; for now, focused on Assembly work Legislation to Change School Districts' Wealth Measurement http://wrvo.org/post/legislation-change-school-districts-wealth-measurement <p>Russell, a Democrat from Theresa, has introduced legislation that will adjust the way school districts&#39; wealth is measured.&nbsp; Generally speaking, the poorer a district is, the more aid it gets. But it&rsquo;s not a true sliding scale at the top and bottom ends.</p><p>Right now, the poorest districts are all lumped together in the same category, even though some may be much poorer than others. The same is true of the richest districts &ndash; they&#39;re all seen on equal footing, even though some may be much richer than others.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 10989 at http://wrvo.org