Indivisible Group Endorses Metzger as Opponent Revs Up Campaign

In Brief- Indivisible Ulster endorsed Democratic state Sen. Jen Metzger Monday in her re-election campaign against Republican challenger Mike Martucci. The progressive grassroots group, formed after President Trump’s election in 2016, cited her legislative accomplishments in their endorsement, especially her work towards reducing regulatory burdens on farms and battling the Lyme epidemic. Metzger – who…

Sam Pratt: Dem Elections Commissioner Out After Vote

Virginia Martin will no longer be the Columbia County democratic elections commissioner after her reappointment was voted down by both Democrats and Republicans on the Columbia County Board of Supervisors last night. The vote follows November’s elections, which were marked by confusion and repeated delays in posting official vote counts. Read the full story by…

Sam Pratt: ‘The Challenger Has Issues’ in DA Race

Sam Pratt, the storied Hudson Valley journalist and activist, writes about the exhaustive interviews he conducted with the two candidates for Columbia County District Attorney – both of whom have asked for his support. GOP incumbent Paul Czajka is looking to serve a fourth non-consecutive term as as the county’s lead criminal prosecutor, facing up…