Senator Patty Ritchie has called for the resignation of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who is embroiled in a messy sexual harassment and payoff scandal that is rocking Albany.
Ms. Ritchie appeared on the popular HOTLINE talk show hosted by yours truly.
The Senator would not rule out her backing Governor Cuomo in 2014....She has recently been effusive in her praise of the Democratic governor.
Senator Ritchie defended her use of government newsletters and her hyperactive press and public relations effort. She says it helps keep her in touch with constituents. She did a good job fielding questions on topics she didn't know were coming.
Ms. Ritchie gave a spirited boost to Matt Doheny's bid for Congress, dismissing incumbent Bill Owens as a "nice man."
The Senator also said she was to meet today with the local DEC Regional Director over the northside pollution issue.
Senator Ritchie is seeking a second term against Democrat Oswego County Legislator Amy Tresidder whe has also been invited to appear on American's Favorite Noontime Talk Show.