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League of Women Voters asks for end to Schenectady County caucuses

Letter cites need for ‘transparency’ by county legislators

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The League of Women Voters of Schenectady County wants the county Legislature to stop meeting behind closed doors. At Tuesday’s Legislature meeting, league member Helga Schroeter read a league-approved statement objecting to the county’s decades-long practice of having multiple parties meet in closed caucuses. “We would like to comment on the issue of holding party caucuses with more than one political party involved — i.e. in this case the Democratic and the Conservative party members ...

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August 13, 2014
11:50 p.m.

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There is a growing mistrust of government in general in Schenectady County. The opinion rendered by Gary Hughes only increases the mistrust of government. It is the people's government.
Darlene Lee