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I’ve been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I’ve been acting on it. I’ve been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
I did the underground scene growing up. I lived in Albany, New York so I’d go see Stigmata, Hatebreed, Murphy’s Law so I was in that whole scene.
For almost every novel I’ve written, I’ve read the daily newspaper of the time almost as if it were my current subscription. For ‘Two Moons,’ which was set in 1877, I think I read just about every day of the ‘Washington Evening Star’ for that year. For ‘Henry and Clara,’ I read the ‘Albany Evening Journal’ of the time.
I’m not part of the friends-and-family club; I’m not part of the pay-to-play club; I’m not looking to get re-elected. I’m not looking to go to another office and fill my campaign coffers. I don’t need any friends in Albany except the people of the state.
I look at the corruption in Albany and we cannot accept that.
Disruption is in my genes. My father owned one of the first discount toy stores, Duane’s Toyland, in Albany and Schenectady, near where I grew up. Discount was always a huge disruptor – it disrupted Sears Roebuck.
I don’t see myself as some television star; I see myself as a girl from Albany.
New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it’s a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
If there’s a silver bullet in the battle to recapture Albany, it is the re-engagement of our citizens. This capital has become a physical metaphor for the isolation and alienation of our people.
I found that when I went from Albany to Savannah, that I needed to put that white rice away, and I needed to turn that into Savannah red rice because they were big into that sausage, tomato-y, bell pepper-y rice mixture.
I have gone to Albany constantly in my capacity as budget director, because I don’t think the way the transit authority works with the City of New York is very appropriate.
Ireland starts for me with the end of ‘The Dead,’ which my father read to me from his desk in his basement office in New Albany, Ind.
I was raised by my grandparents, who had a little general store. My grandmother, Marion Dunham Bowman, was a graduate of Albany Law School. Although she never did practice law, she kept the house filled with books. It’s because of her that I was always reading.
My actual statement during the campaign was I want to be the sheriff of Wall Street, Albany and Main Street. I’m going to go after crime and corruption, wherever it is.
I don’t read a lot of fiction, but one of my favorite authors is William Kennedy; his books, to me, almost read like historical dramas because the mythologies are so detailed as he wove fiction with the factual history of Albany.
We’re going to be aggressive on Wall Street and in Albany and on Medicaid fraud.
I saw Louis Armstrong perform at Albany State College on Radio Springs Road. He was probably the first famous individual I saw in concert. Unfortunately, I never did get to meet him.
At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river.
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor.
If you don’t like the President, it costs you 90 bucks to fly to Washington to picket. If you don’t like the governor, it costs you 60 bucks to fly to Albany to picket. If you don’t like me – 90 cents.
I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I’m angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?
My first job was scooping ice cream at Friendly’s in Albany, New York. I hated the work, most of my colleagues, and the uniform, and I more or less lost my taste for ice cream permanently.
There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do.
I grew up in Albany Park in Chicago and then went to Lake View High School.
I have a cooking show that’s coming on that I did in Albany. It will be on The Cooking Channel.