Cecelia Tkaczyk http://wamc.org en Amedore vs. Tkaczyk, Round Two http://wamc.org/post/amedore-vs-tkaczyk-round-two <p>Some old rivals are facing off for New York’s newest state Senate district — again.&nbsp; A bitter quest for public office that grabbed headlines two years ago has been renewed.</p><p>Two years ago, Republican George Amedore faced off against Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk in a race for the new 46th Senate seat, added during the once-a-decade redistricting process. Many observers saw the Senate district as drawn specifically for Amedore, and on election night, Amedore even gave an acceptance speech at a GOP shindig.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:32:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 87644 at http://wamc.org Amedore vs. Tkaczyk, Round Two Albany Democrats Back Incumbents http://wamc.org/post/albany-democrats-back-incumbents <p></p><p>Capital Region voters going to the polls this November will find many familiar names on the ballot.</p><p>All of the Albany County Democratic party's sitting state and federal lawmakers have been backed for reelection this fall. The Albany County Democratic Committee’s candidate review panel has unanimously recommended endorsing all incumbents.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:31:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 84528 at http://wamc.org Albany Democrats Back Incumbents The Capitol Connection #1306 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1306 <p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, a Democrat and the newest member of the Senate. They discuss Tkaczyk’s victory, hydrofracking, and women’s health.</p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 57394 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1306 The Capitol Connection #1249 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1249 <p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Democratic New York State Senator Liz Krueger. They discuss the new power-sharing coalition in the Senate, the chances of raising the minimum wage, and Sandy relief.</p><p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 53436 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1249