New York 125th Assembly 2020

Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 20, 2020

Lisa Hoeschele, CEO of Family Counseling Services in Cortland County, and Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Wednesday May 20. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, and discusses the need for…

Jordan Lesser of Tompkins County returns to WRFI to further discuss his campaign for 125th Assembly District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 19, 2020

Jordan Lesser, long term legislative counsel to Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, called in to WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday May 19. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, his proposed economic development initiatives amid the pandemic, and key issues on…

Ithaca Attorney Sujata Gibson discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | March 17, 2020

Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for Ithaca and the 125th district announced on Friday January 31st that she will not be seeking re-election for a tenth term. Ithaca Attorney Sujata Gibson is one of seven democrats who have thrown their hat into the ring to take Lifton’s seat. Gibson joined WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt on Your…

Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | February 28, 2020

Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles is one of seven democrat who has thrown their hat into the ring to take Lifton’s seat. She joined WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt on air to discuss her campaign.

Matthew McIntyre of Cortland discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By WRFI News Staff | February 27, 2020

UPDATE: McIntyre has dropped out of the race. Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for Ithaca and the 125th district announced on Friday January 31st that she will not be seeking re-election for a tenth term. Cortland County Libertarian Chair Matthew McIntyre is one of many people who has thrown their hat into the ring to take Lifton’s…

Jordan Lesser of Tompkins County discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By WRFI News Staff | February 26, 2020

Jordan Lesser, longterm legislative counsel to Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, sat down with Your Morning host Ed von Aderkas to talk about his recently announced campaign for New York’s 125th Assembly District. He discussed his platform, his experience, and how he plans to stand out in this year’s crowded race. This interview originally aired on the…

Beau Harbin of Cortland discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District. [Audio]

By Fred Balfour | February 19, 2020

We’re joined in the studio by Cortland’s Beau Harbin. He recently announced his bid to represent the 125th district in the New York State Assembly. Current assembly person Barbara Lifton announced her resignation earlier this month after 18 years representing Tompkins and part of Cortland counties.

Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly [Audio]

By Fred Balfour | February 17, 2020

We’re joined in the studio by Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland. She has announced her bid to represent the 125th district in the New York State Assembly. Current assembly person Barbara Lifton recently announced her resignation completing 18 years representing Tompkins and part of Cortland county.

Ithaca City Alderperson Seph Murtagh discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By WRFI News Staff | February 5, 2020

Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for Ithaca and the 125th district announced on Friday January 31st that she will not be seeking re-election for a tenth term. Days later, Ithaca Common Council Alderperson Seph Murtagh, who serves as Communications Coordinator for Representative Lifton, announced his bid for Lifton’s seat. WRFI’s Michayla Savitt reports.