I am in Albany this week for work and I was invited to the NYS Assembly, by Assemblyman Molinaro and Assemblyman Kevin Cahill. I got to go on the floor and meet members of the assembly. At the very start of session, Assemblyman Cahill had the assembly recognized me and spoke about my involvement in the local political scene and mentioned this blog. Probably one of the best political speeches of Kevin's career :) In my humble opinion of course! In all seriousness, it was honor to even be there, Assemblyman Cahill's comments and support are appreciated and the feeling is mutual.
I also got an opportunity to meet and chat with Fred Dicker, the political columnist for the NY Post, a great guy and someone that I have always admired, although, I certainly disagree with his politics.
Below are a few pictures and the Assembly session will be aired on ch. 159 check for more details....
Me and the great political columnist Fred Dicker of the NY Post..Dicker pulls no punches below is an example of his work at a press conference with Spitzer : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBgxRRBgyFc
The future three men in a room: Majority Leader Molinaro, Governor Blaber and Speaker Cahill
me and President Pro Temp Greene
This is in Fred Dicker's office, it refers to Eliot Spitzer not to be confused with our Comptroller, Eliott Auerbach
Assembly Minority's Budget Countdown
A picture of the Assembly in session