WRVO News interviews candidates in the region who are running in contended races on November 6. Democrat Dan Lamb is running against incumbent Republican Congressman Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district, which experts say is a safe Republican district.
Lamb is a first-time candidate who was a long-time aide to retiring Rep. Maurice Hinchey. WRVO's Catherine Loper spoke with Lamb about what he brings to the race, fracking and the economy.
WRVO News interviews candidates in the region who are running in contended races on November 6. Republican incumbent Congressman Richard Hanna is running against Democrat Dan Lamb in the re-drawn 22nd Congressional district
New York state’s environmental commissioner for the first time commented in-depth about a new health review that has once again delayed a decision on whether to allow hydrofracking in the state. But Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens says there are still some unanswered questions.
Democratic congressional hopeful Dan Maffei is calling on Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle to take a stand on hydrofracking. At the same time, Maffei is reiterating his support for federal legislation that would regulate the practice.
A group of public health experts are questioning whether Governor Andrew Cuomo’s health officials can do a credible job reviewing a health study on hydrofracking, saying independent reviewers would be a better choice.
U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long is accusing her opponent of not supporting natural gas drilling, which she says would create jobs in New York. Long, a Republican, held a press conference Wednesday in Syracuse to blame Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of delaying its approval.