Kathy Sheehan http://wamc.org en New York Mayors Testify In Albany http://wamc.org/post/new-york-mayors-testify-albany <p>Mayors from around New York testified before the state legislative fiscal committees on Monday. In what’s traditionally known as Tin Cup day, many asked for more money, while others asked for authorization to collect more money from their citizens. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 82681 at http://wamc.org New York Mayors Testify In Albany Albany Bids Jennings Farewell http://wamc.org/post/albany-bids-jennings-farewell <p></p><p>A formal ceremony was held today in downtown Albany to bid farewell to the man who has led the capital city for two decades.</p><p>Citizens, politicians, police and public service workers gathered in and around Albany city hall to say goodbye to Jerry Jennings - the colorful, outgoing Mayor who shepherded the capital city for the past twenty years.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:18:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 80956 at http://wamc.org Albany Bids Jennings Farewell Sheehan Unanimously Elected New CDTC Chair http://wamc.org/post/sheehan-unanimously-elected-new-cdtc-chair <p></p><p>Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected as the next chair for the Capital District Transportation Committee.</p><p>The CDTC handles federal transportation funding and programming for Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties. The agency nominated Sheehan last month and unanimously elected her as chairperson at the CDTC’s Policy Committee meeting on Dec. 5th.</p><p>The Committee meets regularly to develop the region’s Transportation Improvement Program and New Visions long-range transportation plan.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:55:42 +0000 Dave Lucas 79632 at http://wamc.org Sheehan Unanimously Elected New CDTC Chair The Mayor Goes To Harvard http://wamc.org/post/mayor-goes-harvard <p></p><p></p><p>Harvard University hosted a number of the nation’s newly elected mayors this week. The gathering was organized to give the mayors-elect a head start on their new jobs, with seminars and speeches about the many issues and challenges they will face at city hall. Among those in Cambridge this week, Albany Mayor-elect Democrat Kathy Sheehan, who spoke with WAMC News. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:38:00 +0000 Brain Shields 79245 at http://wamc.org The Mayor Goes To Harvard Mayor-Elect, City Leaders Call For Verizon FIOS In Albany http://wamc.org/post/mayor-elect-city-leaders-call-verizon-fios-albany <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The city of Albany has FIOS-envy.</p><p>"When you think about the opportunity that is presented by FIOS, by this phenomenal product that’s been developed by Verizon," Albany Mayor-Elect Kathy Sheehan says. "And you look at where Albany is at this point in history, we are really poised to be an ideal place for Verizon to make this investment."</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 22:03:32 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 78765 at http://wamc.org Mayor-Elect, City Leaders Call For Verizon FIOS In Albany Vox Pop : Women in Politics : 11/19/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-women-politics-111913 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan joins Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on the </span>Vox<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Pop today to talk about women in politics.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Jessica Marshall 78030 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Women in Politics : 11/19/13 Ellis Pledges Support To Sheehan In Albany Mayor's Race http://wamc.org/post/ellis-pledges-support-sheehan-albany-mayors-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Corey Ellis’s Central Avenue headquarters were relatively quiet Tuesday night as election returns came in. Volunteers worked diligently, despite polls predicting an inevitable loss. They called polls all over the city, practically whispering, as President Obama’s address played on a television in the background.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:07:23 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 73356 at http://wamc.org Ellis Pledges Support To Sheehan In Albany Mayor's Race Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-paul-tonko-8 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Albany is about to elect a new mayor.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that city treasurer Kathy Sheehan has his vote.</p><p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 71714 at http://wamc.org Sheehan Clinches Democratic Mayoral Endorsement http://wamc.org/post/sheehan-clinches-democratic-mayoral-endorsement <p>The race to replace Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings is stirring controversy in the city of Albany, New York. At a meeting Wednesday night, the Albany County Democratic Committee endorsed current City Treasurer Kathy Sheehan for mayor.</p><p>Sheehan said that she was honored to be the party’s nominee and thanked the committee and the community for their support.</p><p>However, Sheehan’s endorsement was not met with unanimous approval and prompted some verbal sparring at the meeting.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 10:39:08 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64798 at http://wamc.org Sheehan Clinches Democratic Mayoral Endorsement Albany Mayor Jennings Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection http://wamc.org/post/albany-mayor-jennings-announces-he-will-not-seek-reelection <p>Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings has formally announced he will not run for a sixth term in office, ending a political career spanning more than three decades.<br><br>There was no shortage of applause, glad-handing, and backslapping at Albany City Hall Wednesday morning as Mayor Jerry Jennings, a Democrat, publicly announced what he had previously revealed in an open letter sent to members of the press and city officials Tuesday night announcing his intention not to seek reelection.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 19:38:02 +0000 64757 at http://wamc.org Albany Mayor Jennings Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection