Maurice Hinchey

New York News
8:31 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Anti-Fracking Move Keeps Heat On At Capital

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ALBANY – More than 1,000 protesters gathered at the State Capitol to send the message to Governor Cuomo that New Yorkers don’t want fracking. The action included 130 co-sponsor organizations from medical associations to farmers to the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter.

Protesters came on 30 buses, in car pools, rode bikes and walked. They were joined by former Congressman Maurice Hinchey, Actor Debra Winger, and musician Natalie Merchant.

Hinchey called upon the government to do what he said is the right thing.

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Hudson Valley News
7:31 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Anti-Fracking Initiative Launches in the Hudson Valley

Natalie Merchant
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In New York today, in Kingston, a new anti-fracking group announced its formation. A number of environmentalists and elected officials are on board with the initiative that stems from the Hudson Valley.

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New York News
3:56 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Capital Region/Hudson Valley Congress Members Get Environmental Grades

Retired Hudson Valley Congressman Maurice Hinchey earned career-high marks as a defender of the environment.
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The New York League of Conservation Voters has released a report card on how Congress Members representing the Capital Region and the Hudson Valley are doing when it comes to environmental, public health and energy issues.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 2

For the first time in a generation, the Hudson Valley has a new representative in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, retired New York representative Maurice Hinchey tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is proud of the stances he took in Congress.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 1

Maurice Hinchey, member of the United States House of Representatives
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The new Congress is without a familiar face from the Hudson Valley. In today’s Congressional Corner, retired New York representative Maurice Hinchey tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his 20 years in Washington have flown by.

The Roundtable
1:36 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Spirit of Woodstock

The Spirit of Woodstock award, created by the Woodstock Film Festival, is given each year to a resident of the Hudson Valley who best exemplifies the traits that make Woodstock an iconic arts colony: arts advocacy, public service, environmental advocacy and a passion for peace. This year’s recipient is Congressman Maurice Hinchey.

Actor Aidan Quinn will present the award to Hinchey, who is retiring from politics in November.

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