Saturday, February 21, 2009

Scott Murphy Campaign to Visit Columbia County on Saturday

Scott Murphy
will be spending the
entire day in
Columbia County
Saturday, February 28.

There are events all over the county.
One near you.

Come and hear his vision for the future
and his plan to get us there.

Meeting with Business, Civic
and Community Leaders
Space 360
360 Warren Street

Tour of HAVE Inc
a local hi-tech business
350 Power Avenue
Map Hudson

Meeting with
Columbia County Agriculture
Golden Harvest Farms
3074 US Rte 9
Valatie Map

Main Street Diner

Tour of Solaqua
An alternative fuels business
that is so much more.
343 Rt.295

Rally at
Columbia County Democrats

Opening of Columbia County
Scott Murphy 2009 Headquarters

2237 Rt 66

East Columbia County Meeting
B & G
Wine and Gourmet
Hillsdale Map
More info at Hillsdale Democrats

Meeting with
Southern Columbia County Democrats
Livingston, Clermont,
Germantown, Taghkanic, Gallatin
Postponed until next visit

6:30 PM
Chatham Democrats
Fourth Annual Chili Fest
Joining Scott Murphy will be
Assemblyman Tim Gordon
Peint O Gwrw - 36 Main St

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Scott Murphy Local Appearances Coming Up

Scott Murphy, Democratic candidate for Congress, will be making a series of local appearances in the coming days. Here are a few opportunities to hear Scott's vision for Upstate NY and to ask him the questions you want answered.

Scott's appearance on Saturday in Catskill and Sunday in Red Hook for the opening of his Dutchess County headquarters were huge successes.

Scott will be spending the entire day in Columbia County, next Saturday February 28th. Exact locations and times are being worked out and will be posted shortly.

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Coming Up. Debates!

March 19th
•WMHT/Times Union Debate

Televised Live on WMHT
hosted by Susan Arbetter and Times Union editor Rex Smith
More Info to Come

March 26th - 7pm
•Town Hall Style Debate

with Scott Murphy (D-Glens Falls), Jim Tedisco (R-Schenectady)
and Eric Sundwall (Lib-Kinderhook)
NOTE: Only about 200 spaces available.
For reservations send an e-mail to
Sponsored by
League of Women Voters Saratoga County
League of Women Voters Rensselaer County
League of Women Voters Columbia County
in conjunction with NewsTalk 590 WROW and Albany Broadcasting.
Moderated by WROW's Sherman Baldwin.
at Holiday Inn Express, Latham Map

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Senator Gillibrand Upstate to Endorse Congressional Candidate Scott Murphy

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand returned to Upstate NY to endorse Congressional Candidate Scott Murphy on Saturday Feb 14th. Senator Gillibrand and candidate Murphy emphasized the need for middle-class tax cuts, job creation, and openness in government.

Committed to following in the footsteps of Senator Gillibrand, Scott Murphy will use his real world experience to help turn around our economy by creating and protecting jobs in the region, providing middle class tax relief and ensuring openness in government.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Scott Murphy Opened Campaign Headquarters in Glens Falls Today

Scott Murphy opened his campaign headquarters
in Glens Falls today to much fanfare.

He was introduced by New York State Democratic Chair, June O'Neill.

Read Q&A with Chairwoman June O’Neill here

Read the report todays opening in PolitickerNY

Scott issued a press release on the campaign office and also an appeal. You can read them both here and here.

In addition here is a profile of Scott also on PolitickerNY

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Scott Murphy Picked as Democratic Candidate for the 20th Congressional District

Scott Murphy has been chosen as the Democratic candidate for the 20th Congressional District seat left vacant by the appointment of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, by the 10 Democratic County Chairs whose responsibility was to find a candidate for the vacant seat in the 20th Congressional District.

This was a unanimous decision after an intensive, exhausting and thorough vetting process. "The process has taken this long due to the depth of the talent field amongst Democrats in New York right now. This is fabulous!" said, Columbia County Democratic Committee first vice chair Cyndy Hall. "We are 100% behind Scott Murphy. He has all the quality, skills, and experience that we are looking for."

Chris Nolan, Columbia County Democratic Committee Chair, emailng from Mali in Africa, expressed his congratulations on a job well done. Nolan said, "The goal was to find the best candidate for the district who can win and keep this seat, and we succeeded."

Scott Murphy is from Glens Falls and is currently Managing Director of Advantage Capital Partners. Several years ago he served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Governor of Missouri. He is also President of the Upstate Venture Association of New York. Previously, he acted as CEO of Small World Software. Murphy holds a B.A. from Harvard, where he was President of Perspective, a monthly political magazine.

The six finalists who were interviewed today were all are extremely excited for our candidate and pledged to work hard to make sure that Scott is elected.

The Columbia County Democratic Committee and Democrats all over Columbia County will be mobilizing to make sure we send Scott Murphy to Congress.

Learn more about Scott Murphy at his website.

Contribute to Scott Murphy's campaign at ActBlue.
More on Scott here and here and here.