SENATOR CATHY YOUNG
Cathy Young comes across in her District as a down-home, one-of-us neighbor who goes to Albany to do good works. I do think she shares most of our values on the Second Amendment and otherwise. Having said that, she has become a fixture in the Albany Establishment and has now transcended being just a senator from the southern tier to being part of the Albany political Establishment. I expect to see her take on additional titles and trappings soon.
The current troubles began after Dean Skelos, the former GOP Leader in the Senate, was indicted this Spring, the Republican Senators had to elect a new Leader. They elected John Flanagan, and that has ignited a problem for them in Upstate.
Flanagan was elected because Cathy Young, Mike Nozzolio, Jim Seward (who represents Ilion, home of Remington, of all places) and 3 other Upstate Republicans voted for him…
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