Friday, October 17, 2008

112th Assembly District Debate 112th Assembly District Debate

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 7:00 pm in the Historic Salem Courthouse, Ken Tingley will moderate a debate between candidates Tony Jordan and Ian McGaughey

Ken Tingley has been selected to serve as moderator for the upcoming political debate in Salem. Ken is the Editor at the Post-Star. The debate is being organized by an ad hoc group, which has been investigating local economic development initiatives in the southern portion of Washington County. The theme of the debate will be Sustaining Economic Development In Rural New York, Specifically Southern Washington County.

Assembly candidates Tony Jordan and Ian McGaughey will take part in the debate scheduled for October 21, 2008 at 7 PM to be held at the Historic Salem Courthouse in Salem, NY.

β€œIt is important for the voters of the 112th Assembly District to hear our views on the issues that matter to them,” McGaughey said. β€œI am excited to have this opportunity to hear their concerns and answer questions so they can make the best decision for them on Election Day.”

Jordan also sees this as an opportunity, "I'm looking forward to this debate to talk about economic development in Southern Washington County. As a partner in a local law office and homeowner in Washington County, I have spent nearly my entire career working to help our local economy grow and prosper and I look forward to sharing my ideas and plans for helping Washington County businesses grow and provide local jobs in these uncertain financial times."

Government classes from Cambridge, Greenwich and Salem schools have been asked to develop questions for the candidates. Questions will also be accepted in writing from those in attendance at the beginning of the debate.


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