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By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 - 11:48 am
  Yesterday's two public hearings on the proposed regulation of natural gas drilling by the Delaware River Basin Commmission had a good turnout. According to, about 500 people showed up at the meeting in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, while the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 - 3:54 pm
Hydraulic fracturing is shaping up to be one of the big dramas of our newly-minted 112th U.S. Congress, and the various actors are already hinting at how the debate will unfold. President Barack Obama's administration has hinted that gas drilling could... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 - 2:55 pm
There's a fine line between supporting local industry and trade protectionism. Case in point: Congressman Maurice Hinchey's effort to give the U.S. solar energy industry a boost may be causing some consternation in Beijing. From the New York Times... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 - 8:41 am
Despite what looks like a victory for U.S. Representative Maurice Hinchey in Tuesday's election, his opponent, George Phillips, isn't ready to concede, the Daily Freeman reports: Matt Hutson, a Phillips campaign spokesman, said on Thursday that absentee... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 - 12:07 am
From the Press & Sun Bulletin: In a race that's garnered national attention, U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-Hurley, was leading Republican George Phillips for the 22nd Congressional District seat, just before 11 p.m. Tuesday. With 45 percent of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 - 1:58 pm
U.S. Congressman Maurice Hinchey being interviewed on Trailer Talk. Photo contributed by Sabrina Artel. Sabrina Artel, a local radio host who interviews her guests at her vintage trailer's kitchen table, has a last-minute refresher course on a couple of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 - 10:45 am
Yesterday, the New York Times ran an analysis of how natural gas is becoming the dominant issue in the election battle between Democratic congressional incumbent Maurice Hinchey and his Republican (and pro-gas-drilling) challenger George Phillips. (The... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 - 1:28 pm
Today, Adam Bosch over at the Times Herald-Record took a look at last-minute contributions to various local candidates running in Tuesday's election. He found that much of the eleventh-hour money is from gas-drilling companies. The numbers show that... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 - 5:41 pm
Hinchey caught on tape by YNN telling Freeman reporter William Kemble to "shut up." Over the weekend, Daily Freeman correspondent William J. Kemble catapulted to fame among political wonks nationwide when he and Congressman Maurice Hinchey came close to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 - 6:11 pm
The juiciest part of U.S. Representative Maurice Hinchey's appearance at a Saugerties forum last night didn't get caught on tape. After the cameras were turned off and packed up, YNN's Capital Tonight reports, Daily Freeman reporter William J. Kemble was... Read more


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