stephanie miner

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A Central New York Mayor and a Capital Region Congressman are advocating for a new federally funded tool to ensure communities across New York and the U.S. have access to clean drinking water.

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According to President Barack Obama, more than 90 percent of households headed by a college graduate have Internet access, while fewer than half of low-income households have similar access. The president says the "digital divide" puts these individuals at a disadvantage by limiting their educational and economic opportunities because the Internet is increasingly needed to find a job, finish homework or keep in touch with family and friends. The mayors of a handful of upstate cities agree, and are taking action.

Stephanie Miner Steps Down As Democratic Party Co-Chair

Apr 18, 2014

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is resigning from her position as co-chair of New York state's Democratic Party.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an agreement reached in Ukraine, Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy, and Stephanie Miner stepping down as the co-chair of the Democratic Party.

APNewsBreak: Syracuse Race Draws Albany Muscle

Sep 9, 2013
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

A former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is working on an underdog campaign against the mayor of Syracuse in this week's Democratic primary.

The primary will decide whether Mayor Stephanie Miner survives her frosty year with Cuomo. She has criticized his pension-saving proposal.

Cuomo has refused to make an endorsement in the race. But records show a former Cuomo aide, Joseph Rossi, is working for the campaign of Miner's opponent Pat Hogan.

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, the co-chair of the New York State Democratic Party. They discuss Miner’s flap with Governor Cuomo over municipal funding, the state of the Senate coalition, and her reelection efforts.