Local News for April 12, 2023
Webb Staff Holding Community Office Hours In Lansing Today
The constituent staff for State Senator Lea Webb is holding community office hours today in Lansing. Staff members will be at the Lansing Community Library from noon to 3 PM. The library is next to the town hall. Constituents can stop by or make an appointment to discuss issues concerning them.
Tompkins County Ethics Investigation of Police Reform Process May End Next Week
A Tompkins County ethics committee may release its draft report next week. The committee was formed about a year ago to investigate ethics accusations relating to the Re-imagining Public Safety process. According to the Ithaca Voice, the committee is expected to make the report public during its meeting next Monday. The ethics accusations were brought by Ithaca City Alderperson Cynthia Brock. The city also conducted its own ethics investigation and concluded there had been no wrongdoing.
Riley Announces 2nd Run for Congress
Ithaca resident Josh Riley announced on Tuesday that he is running for Congress again. Riley is the first person to declare his candidacy for the Democratic party nomination in the re-drawn 19th district. Last year, he narrowly lost to Republican Marc Molinaro. The district includes Tompkins, Tioga, and Cortland counties and goes east to Columbia County.
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