Tkaczyk gets Greene Independence endorsement
The Independence Party of Greene County has endorsed incumbent state Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk (KAT-chik) in the 46th Senate District race. Chairman George M. Acker Sr. said in a statement released Mon., May 5, Tkaczyk has distinguished herself through "hard work, intelligence and the willingness to fight for her constituents." He cited her work in education, and property tax relief for homeowners and small businesses as Tkaczyk's most notable accomplishments during her first year in office. Tkaczyk will face Rotterdam Republican George Amedore in the November election. The 46th Senate District stretches across all or parts of Greene, Montgomery, Schenectady, Albany and Ulster counties.