NY Senate’s Revised Sexual Harassment Policy Drawing Fire
The only female leader of a legislative conference in Albany is taking issue with the newly revised state Senate anti-sexual harassment policy because it includes a warning to false accusers. The distribution of the new policy comes amid sexual harassment allegations a former Senate staffer leveled against Sen. Jeff Klein, of the Bronx, the leader of the IDC.
Syracuse University staffer launches campaign in bid to defeat New York state Sen. David Valesky
A Syracuse University staff member on Thursday announced her New York State Senate candidacy in a bid to defeat incumbent Sen. David Valesky (D-Oneida), a longtime local political figure.
Rachel May, director of the university’s sustainability education, said she’s excited about her campaign.
NY Sen. David Valesky to face primary challenge from SU official
Syracuse University administrator Rachel May plans to announce today that she will launch a Democratic primary challenge against state Sen. David Valesky, who has angered local progressive activists.
Challenger Targets Valesky’s IDC Ties In Hopes Of Gaining Support
Longtime state Senator Dave Valesky is facing his first challenger in years this fall, and it’s from his own party.
Syracuse University administrator Rachel May plans to run against Valesky in the Democratic primaries.
Democrat to Challenge Valesky Over IDC Membership
Rachel May, an administrator at Syracuse University, is running against him in the Democratic Party primary. She has been leading opposition to Valesky in recent months because of his affiliation with the Independent Democratic Conference, a group of breakaway Democrats that shares power with Republicans in the State Senate.