Tuesday, June 2, 2009

LaPosta, Doran seek Legislature seats

TROY - City Democratic Chairman Frank LaPosta and fellow committee member Dan Doran, both former city councilmen, announced Friday that they would run for the legislature this fall on the Democratic line.

A press release stated that LaPosta and Doran wanted to roll back a four-year-old $5,000 pay raise for legislators, require public votes for any future pay raises, propose term limits for legislators, and request an in-depth study of county government by a not-for-profit organization such as the Siena Research Institute or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to offer suggestions on how to streamline operations.

However, the fact that the two were not invited to a recent Democratic meeting also seemed to be a motivating factor in their decision to run for election.

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