BALL RELEASES STATEMENT ON “PROTEST"
Ball, “Folks, let’s focus on jobs and taxes, not cheap political tricks.”
“While I welcome them to the Hudson Valley, this sideshow is financed by New York City Democrat operatives and will not lower anyone’s taxes or create a single job. The ‘protest’ organizers themselves admit to representing over a dozen partisan, Democrat groups. Unfortunately, I think they are either misinformed or lost, because I have supported and passed constitutional, fair, non partisan redistricting in the Senate and I would further support truly independent redistricting based upon geography and demographics. What I will not support, is giving the Democrat party machine complete control to redistrict all Republicans into oblivion as was the stated and admitted goal of Democrat State Senator Malcolm Smith. Folks, let’s focus on jobs and taxes, not cheap political tricks.”