Primary Day is approaching but there will be fewer contests than originally thought. There are some other things to think about. Here are some facts, observations and heard-on-the-streets: Continue reading
As candidates and parties file their 2019 nominating petitions, here are some facts, observations and heard-on-the-streets for the first week of April 2019: Continue reading
The 2019 political calendar is already shifting into high gear. Here’s an overview of some facts, observations and heard-on-the-streets: Continue reading
Super Bowl LIII is set. The Saints got robbed. The Chiefs came up short. Go Rams. Sorry, but it’s too hard to add an exclamation point to that cheer.
There was tons of drama in the two conference championship games last Sunday. Two minute drills were critical. I didn’t like the results but those were definitely two of the best championship games ever played. Continue reading
Welcome back to Politics and Other Stuff. Happy New Year!
Here are a few facts, observations and heard-on-the-streets to kick off the New Year: Continue reading
Today is Election Day – the mid-term of all mid-terms. This one feels a lot different. Sort of like Super Bowl Sunday, especially when your team was playing that day. Come on, you can remember how that felt.
I’m not offering any specific predictions here. After all that has been said, written and done, you can draw your own conclusions about what is about to happen. Try to be objective, because like it or not we are all about to come face-to-face with political reality. Continue reading
It’s budget time in Erie County. Town budgets for 2019 are quietly moving along. Not a lot of media focus on them, which is not a good thing. The focus, such as it is, is on Mark Poloncarz’s proposed $1.53 billion 2019 county budget.
While there will be another budget revealed a year from now, just prior to the 2019 election for Erie County Executive, the 2019 budget that the County Legislature will act on by early December is for all intents and purposes the budget that will play a role in the 2019 election concerning spending and tax issues. Continue reading