Many state government watchers agree that 2011 and 2012 have been pivotal years in New York government. Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."
This week, "Three decades of tracking rural New York"
[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the October 8, 2012 Corning Leader]