Kathy Marchione http://wamc.org en Marchione Defends Land Purchase Amid Reports Of FBI Investigation http://wamc.org/post/marchione-defends-land-purchase-amid-reports-fbi-investigation <p>Republican New York State Senator Kathy Marchione of Halfmoon invited local media today to tour a parcel of land she owns that is reportedly part of an FBI investigation.</p><p><a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Sen-Kathy-Marchione-builder-among-focuses-in-5349179.php#page-1">As reported in an article published by the Albany <em>Times Union </em>Wednesday,</a> the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in association with the New York Attorney General’s office, is investigating a 2007 land purchase by Senator Marchione and her husband.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:02:54 +0000 Lucas Willard 86773 at http://wamc.org Marchione Defends Land Purchase Amid Reports Of FBI Investigation FBI Reportedly Probing Marchione Land Purchase http://wamc.org/post/fbi-reportedly-probing-marchione-land-purchase <p>A land purchase by a member of the New York Senate is now part of an ongoing FBI and state investigation into the government in the Saratoga County town of Halfmoon. The <em>Times Union</em> said the questions include a land purchase by state senator Kathy Marchione, a former supervisor in Halfmoon, a town that saw the arrest of its supervisor Melinda Wormuth, who resigned last year after being charged with felonies including extortion and the theft of campaign funds.</p><p>Brendan Lyons is the investigations editor and senior writer at the <em>Times Union</em>. He wrote today’s <a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/FBI-scrutinizes-Marchione-land-deal-5349179.php">story</a> about the investigation. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:40:54 +0000 Brian Shields 86735 at http://wamc.org FBI Reportedly Probing Marchione Land Purchase State Sen. Marchione Rallies To Keep Mt. McGregor Prison Open http://wamc.org/post/state-sen-marchione-rallies-keep-mt-mcgregor-prison-open <p>A Capital Region state Senator is calling on New Yorkers to speak out against a plan to close prison facilities across the state.</p><p></p><p>At a rally organized Tuesday by the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Capital Region State Senator Kathy Marchione urged attendees to contact New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reverse a plan to close correctional facilities across New York, including Mount McGregor prison in Wilton.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 85654 at http://wamc.org State Sen. Marchione Rallies To Keep Mt. McGregor Prison Open Saratoga County Officials Seeking Distance From Aspects Of SAFE Act http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-county-officials-seeking-distance-aspects-safe-act <p>Local leaders in Saratoga County are taking steps to distance the county from provisions under New York’s SAFE Act, one year after its enactment.</p><p>This week, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors’ Law and Finance committee advanced a measure proposed by County Clerk Craig Hayner and Sheriff Michael Zurlo to remove the Saratoga County seal from state-issued letters to county residents requesting pistol permit renewals.</p><p>Under the SAFE Act, in March, the state will be sending out 3,000 recertification letters to permit holders in Saratoga County.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:37:05 +0000 Lucas Willard 82099 at http://wamc.org Saratoga County Officials Seeking Distance From Aspects Of SAFE Act New York State Senator Kathy Marchione - Casinos and the SAFE Act http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-senator-kathy-marchione-casinos-and-safe-act <p>Casino gambling and New York’s new gun law, the SAFE Act, have emerged as two issues in Albany sparking a good deal of debate this session. Republican State Senator Kathy Marchione, of Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties, is leading an effort to repeal the gun law passed earlier this year in New York, and the first year lawmaker is also backing a measure that would require the locations of casinos to be known before lawmakers approve a constitutional amendment to allow them on non-Indian land.</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Brian Shields 59689 at http://wamc.org New York State Senator Kathy Marchione - Casinos and the SAFE Act Gun-rights backers expect suits against NY gun law http://wamc.org/post/gun-rights-backers-expect-suits-against-ny-gun-law <p></p><p></p><p><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">ALBANY</span></font><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">, N.Y. (AP) —</span></font><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">Gun <font color="red"><span style="color: red;">rights</span></font> advocates expect court challenges to New York's tightest-in-the-nation restrictions on guns. </span></font></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:43:49 +0000 Dave Lucas 55888 at http://wamc.org Gun-rights backers expect suits against NY gun law Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione Secures New York State Senate Seat http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-county-clerk-kathy-marchione-secures-new-york-state-senate-seat <p>Republican Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione was successful in her bid to represent the New York State Senate’s new 43rd District.</p><p>Marchione was flanked by supporters as she took to the podium at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night to accept her election to the New York State Senate. &nbsp;</p><p>Unofficial results show her winning with 47 percent of the vote over the 35 percent won by Democratic Claverack Town Supervisor Robin Andrews.</p><p>Marchione told those assembled the story of what she described as an unlikely path to victory…</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:50:00 +0000 51542 at http://wamc.org Morning headlines with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-judy-patrick-daily-gazette-63 <p>WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette, about Kathy Marchione's apparent win in the GOP primary for New York's 43rd Senate district seat and a controversial pipeline.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:09:11 +0000 David Guistina 48726 at http://wamc.org Morning headlines with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette Andrew Beam - The Troy Record http://wamc.org/post/andrew-beam-troy-record-0 <p>Among the many races to be decided by primary elections tomorrow in New York, a very contentious contest for the Republican nomination in &nbsp;the 43rd State Senate District , and a more issues-driven campaign for the Democratic nomination for the 107th Assembly District. The candidates in the 43rd, incumbent senator Roy Mc-Donald and challenger Kathy Marchione met for a debate last night and the charges and counter-charges flew. &nbsp;Andrew Beam of the Troy Record was there. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Brian Shields 47696 at http://wamc.org