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The problems with the fiscal cliff deal for Albany

By   /  January 2, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Apparently, Congress has averted the “fiscal cliff”, even if only for a short time.  However, there are real problems with what I have read about the deal that was reached.  These problems have a real impact on us here in the Albany area, and we need to start understanding how these national issues factor [...]

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Don’t Take The Routine For Granted

By   /  October 12, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet I spent Wednesday afternoon flying to Washington DC for my day job. It’s a familiar and routine affair, but there’s still something about the approach to Reagan National airport that allows for a view of the nation’s capital that remains impressive to even the most cynical. We have our monuments, all generally visible at [...]

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Congress’ Seven Weeks “Off”

By   /  September 27, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet  It’s unusually quiet in Washington these days. The lines at Capitol Hill restaurants are slim and you can actually get a hotel room for a night near DuPont Circle for less than a respectable car payment. Congress is on a break. A seven week break. And they’re taking a little heat for it. It’s [...]

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A Note For Those In College:

By   /  September 24, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   One of the benefits of working around politics is that you get the opportunity to work around a lot of bright and promising younger folks. First time visitors to Washington are often surprised to find that the city and more specifically Congress appear to be run by twenty-somethings. For those of us that [...]

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What were you doing at 8:46a.m. on 9-11-01?

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  News  /  Comments Off

Tweet Editor’s Note: Teresa and Pete Maculan lived in Albany for several years prior to Pete’s transfer to the Pentagon with the U.S. Navy Seabees in August, 2001. This is a personal accounting of Teresa’s day on 9/11/2001 in Washington D.C. Most of us were going about our day until about a minute or two [...]

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