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Coughlan Calls on US Attorney to Investigate Governor Cuomo and Empanel Independent Commission

Cites Latest Example of Abuse of Power by Albany Politicians “Rarely do I agree with the New York Times editorial page, but one thing we can all agree on is that Albany is corrupt and that the politicians there not only abuse their power but abuse the voters that elected them. I am calling on the US Attorney to investigate Governor Cuomo and empanel independent commission to get to the bottom of this matter. “The people of New York State … Read More...

Standing with Students, Coughlan Calls on Gipson to Explain Support for Cuomo’s Free College for Prisoners Proposal

Standing with Students, Coughlan Calls on Gipson to Explain Support for Cuomo’s Free College for Prisoners Proposal Average college student faces $35,200 in debt Poughkeepsie, New York - Dutchess County Comptroller and State Senate candidate Jim Coughlan was joined today by students from Marist College who called on Senator Terry Gipson to explain his support for Governor Cuomo’s plan to provide free college to prisoners. “It’s time for … Read More...

Dinapoli Audit Confirms Coughlan Budget Advisories: Steinhaus/Rolison Budgets Squandered County Fund Balance

Dinapoli Audit Confirms Coughlan Budget Advisories: Steinhaus/Rolison Budgets Squandered County Fund Balance Coughlan criticizes Rolison for failure to make tough spending choices paving the way for Dutchess County Energy Tax   Poughkeepsie, New York – Following up on the state audit report issued by Comptroller Tom Dinapoli, which was critical of the use of the fund balance to cover budget shortfalls in 2010 -2012, Dutchess County … Read More...