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drivers’ licenses for illegals

Republicans Pass Resolution Against ‘Green Light Bill’

COUNTY CLERK WORRIED

Republicans Pass

Resolution Against

‘Green Light Bill’

Stammel Sole Democrat To Oppose

Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Aliens

By JENNIFER HILL • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

County Clerk
Kathy Sinnott Gardner

COOPERSTOWN – With only one Democrat supporting the 8-3-3 vote, the Otsego County Board of Representatives today sent a resolution to the state Assembly opposing the so-called “Green Light Bill” allowing illegal immigrants to obtained drivers’ licenses.

Voting aye were Republicans Ed Frazier of Unadilla, Kathy Clark of Otego, Peter Oberacker of Schenevus, Dan Wilber of Burlington, Keith McCarty of East Springfield and board Chair David Bliss of Cooperstown/Town of Middlefield, as well as Meg Kennedy, C-Mount Vision.  Andrew Stammel, Town of Oneonta, was the sole Democrat joining them.

Voting nay were Democrats Gary Koutnik, Danny Lapin and Adrienne Martini, all of Oneonta.  Abstaining were Democrats Michelle Farwell of Morris, Andrew Marietta of Cooperstown/Town of Otsego, and Liz Shannon of Oneonta

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