Didi Barrett

Democrat Assemblyman Demands Silver Step Down. Call Assembly Democrats Still Supporting Silver, Find Out Why.

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 26, 2015

Finally, some Assembly Democrats are starting to call on Sheldon Silver to resign. Assemblyman Keith Wright, the former co-chair of the New York State Democratic Party, is demanding that Silver step down. But, the vast majority, including many of our Hudson Valley representatives, are sticking with Silver. Why are Assembly Democrats Didi Barrett, Kevin Cahill and James Skoufis standing by Silver?

It's a good question. Give their offices a call and ask how they can still stand by their crooked leader.

UPDATE: Silver Tries to Dodge Lalor's Question: "What Was Wrong with Bills to Help Vets?"

By Kieran Lalor, on May 21, 2014

Albany, NY -  New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) is asking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to explain exactly why the Assembly Democrats voted to kill 10 pro-veteran bills sponsored by Republicans in the Veterans' Affairs Committee. Lalor's press release on the issue earlier today struck a nerve.

Lalor: Silver & His Minions Have Odd Way of Commemorating Memorial Day

By Kieran Lalor, on May 21, 2014

Albany, NY - (5/21/14) – New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) expressed outrage over the Sheldon Silver-controlled Veterans' Affairs Committee rejecting without debate and for purely political purposes, a series of bills that would help New York veterans.  

Wanted: Profiles in Courage Among Assembly Democrats

By Kieran Lalor, on Sep 26, 2013

Fishkill, NY – (9/26/13) – Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) is renewing his call for Assembly Democrats to remove Sheldon Silver from the Assembly speakership in light of the latest corruption revelations in the William Rapfogel case.