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Money and Politics: Forum Looks at Impact of Cash on Local Campaigns

Forum sponsored by Rye, Rye Brook, Port Chester League of Women Voters.

A forum hosted by the is set to examing the impact of money on the political process and election campaigns.

The forum is set for Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Rye Middle School's multi-purpose room, 3 Parsons St., Rye.

Members of the panel for the discussion include:

- Jeffrey Binder – An attorney, lobbyist and political consultant.  He is a political strategist and advisor to numerous elected officials, candidates and political organizations.

George Latimer – Elected in November as New York State S\senator, representing the 37th District.  He previously served as S\state Assemblyman in the 91stAssembly District representing the Sound Shore communities.

Laurence Laufer – An attorney and former general counsel to New York City’s Campaign Finance Board.  He advises political candidates, PACs and officials on political activities including guidance on campaign finance. 

Bill O’Reilly – Republican political campaign media and communications strategist.  Bill was campaign spokesman for Bob Cohen’s State Senate campaign versus George Latimer.

Joe January 31, 2013 at 12:38 AM
It's nice to see some new faces running for office. How about Gene Ceccarelli. Gene is running on his own ticket for Trustee and I hope everyone gets a chance to meet Gene and see that he wants what is best for Port Chester and its Taxpayers. Please consider Gene for a few of your six trustee votes.I know I will. Thanks

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