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Give Erikson credit for independence

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Not everything Carl Erikson has said or done since joining the Schenectady City Council three years ago has thrilled us, but we’ll take the good with the bad with almost any politician who’s willing to think, speak and act independently of his party’s bosses. More politicians like that are needed at all levels of government. It will be interesting to see what happens to Erikson, who, like many of the council’s other Democrats was initially ...

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February 28, 2013
7:06 a.m.

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Solid editorial.

If the news reports are accurate, party leaders need a refresher course in civics and the how democracies are supposed to operate.

February 28, 2013
7:57 a.m.

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If the voters vote anyone in other than Riggi and maybe Erikson they deserve the out of control taxes and all of the rest.

February 28, 2013
6:50 p.m.

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You are going to fight the unions on this. The Democrats trade the city finances for the votes that the unions hand them.
Check who has made the biggest pay checks over the last 4 years and 'follow the money'!