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Reeher Contributes to PolitiFact Piece on Number of Bills Gov. Hochul Has Passed

May 3, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the PolitiFact article "Since taking office, Hochul has passed more than 400 new bills."

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Reeher Talks to WIVB About Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s Resignation

April 14, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the WIVB article "What’s next for Brian Benjamin? Analysts say he could still win after resignation." 

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul’s Proposed Stadium Subsidy in Niagara-Gazette

April 6, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Niagara-Gazette article "Late budget triggers accountability and spending worries."

Man of the People

March 15, 2022

Using his degrees in political science and broadcast journalism, Jared Kraham '13 rises to become Binghamton’s youngest mayor.

Gadarian Discusses FL 15-Week Abortion Ban, Elections in TB Times

February 2, 2022
A bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is sailing through the GOP-controlled Legislature in Florida. Professor Shana Kushner Gadarian says she doesn’t expect the restriction will affect Florida Republicans’ support this election cycle.

Reeher Speaks with WRVO About Proposed Redistricting Plan in NY

February 2, 2022
With Katko’s decision to retire at the end of the year, Professor Grant Reeher says the new district could be up for grabs for a moderate democrat. "A Republican on the far right who's denying the legitimacy of the 2020 election, for example, is not going to win over a lot of independents,” says Reeher.

Reeher Discusses Rep. Katko's Retirement With The Hill, WRVO

January 20, 2022
Rep. John Katko (R-NY 24th District) announced his retirement last week, creating an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a seat. But some experts warn that nominating someone who is too far to the left could turn off moderate voters, such as those who voted for both Biden and Katko in 2020.

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul's 2022 Strategy in Spectrum News Piece

January 4, 2022
“What I see her doing right now is pushing restrictions and regulations about as far as they can be pushed given the appetite of the people for them at this point,” says Professor Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

Reeher Talks to Spectrum News about NY Governor's Race

December 23, 2021
According to Professor Grant Reeher, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi is likely more of a threat to incumbent Kathy Hochul than New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.

Grant Funds Syracuse Housing Research

December 17, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is part of a three-member team that has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to investigate how building local power among tenants can enhance community health and well-being.

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