Category Archives: Government

In Onondaga County, Uncertainty And Optimism Mix Like Runoff and Rainwater

By Connor Federico, Eric Horowitz, Amber Hunter, and Meredith Kava SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — With a history steeped in the muddied waters of Onondaga Lake, the Onondaga Nation is searching for clarity along a sacred shoreline. In a protracted … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Spirituality | Leave a comment

Onondaga County Republican Legislators Have Mixed Opinions on the Candidate for the Presidential Election

By Robert Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — After a relatively quiet meeting, Onondaga County legislators were quite vocal about which candidate they supported in the upcoming presidential election after NCC News took an informal survey. In preparation for Super Tuesday, NCC … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

County Legislator Worried About Consolidation

By Allie Mannheimer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Legislator Kevin Holmquist (R- 10th Dist.) said he worried about consolidation throughout Onondaga County. Measures passed to combine purchasing powers between Onondaga and Otsego, even after Holmquist voted against the item at Tuesday’s meeting. … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

On The Most Important Day Of The Presidential Election Thus Far, Onondaga County Legislators Have Their Say

By Eric Horowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — New Yorkers may not be heading for the polls this Super Tuesday, but the legislators of Onondaga County did not hesitate to weigh in on the upcoming presidential election. After a relatively quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

County Legislators Discuss Election on Super Tuesday

  By Aodhán Doyle SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — New York’s presidential primary is not until April 19, but the Onondaga County legislators had no problem commenting on the race for the White House at their meeting on Super Tuesday. Out … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

Onondaga County Legislators Have Different Opinions About The 2016 Republican Candidates

By Rebekah Castor SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — As voters head to the polls on Super Tuesday, an informal survey conducted Tuesday by NCC News after the Onondaga County Legislature meeting showed that Republican legislators have conflicting opinions on who to … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

Legislature Fails to Discuss Minimum Wage

By: Meredith Kava SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— While Governor Andrew Cuomo is working to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15, Onondaga County legislators refused to discuss the matter. Onondaga County legislators shut down Legislator Linda Ervin’s (D) proposal to add … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Tagged | Leave a comment

Talking National News With Local Politicians

By Connor Federico SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  On one of the most politically-charged days of election season, some members of the Onondaga County Legislature claimed their support of the establishment Republican candidates. Mike Plochoki (R- 6th Dist.) backed Ohio Governor … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment

Onondaga County Legislature Supported New Additions To Onondaga Lake’s West End

By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Improvements to the Onondaga Lake are soon to come after Onondaga County legislators approved the proposal of improvements to the lake’s west side and a project to control sewage waste in the lake. Legislators … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Onondaga County Legislature Cannot Agree On Everything

By Alexis EauClaire SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Although the Republicans of the Onondaga County Legislature unanimously decided not to discuss the increase of minimum wage on Tuesday afternoon, they did not all agree on whom they are going to vote … Continue reading

Posted in Government | Leave a comment