SCHENEVUS – In the face of uncertainly among local business people, Republican State Senate candidate Peter Oberacker issued a statement this afternoon calling on Governor Cuomo to “immediately release” more detailed information about Phase 2 of the plan to un-PAUSE New York State.
“We have been receiving many calls and messages asking where to find details regarding Phase 2 and sadly, there are none,” said Oberacker, who is running succeed state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, who is retiring. He is running against Jim Barber, the Schoharie farmer who works for Cooperative Extension of Otsego & Schoharie Counties.
MIDDLEBURGH – A fifth-generation farmer and son of a former state Ag & Markets commissioner announced here Saturday he’s seeking the Democratic nomination to run for state Senate in the 10-county 51st District, which includes Otsego County.
In he wins the nomination, Jim Barber would challenge state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, next fall.
MIDDLEBURGH – Democrat Jim Barber, a farmer from Middleburgh, Schoharie County, announced today he’s running for state Senate in the 51st District, which includes Otsego County.
“For generations, my family has been proud to live in this region, to run our family farm, and to invest in our communities,” Barber said in a press release. “I am going to bring that work ethic, love of community, and ability to get results to Albany as this region’s next state senator.”