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September, 2014
Jerry Kremer Spoke on Energy Policy at the Queens Chamber of Commerce

Jerry Kremer Spoke on Energy Policy at the Queens Chamber of Commerce

Arthur “Jerry” Kremer spoke at the Queens Chamber of Commerce, on Wednesday, September 24th. Kremer was invited to address the Chamber’s Energy Committee. He spoke about his time serving in the Assembly and how, as a ranking member of the Assembly Energy Committee, he gained significant insight into the energy world.

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Jerry Kremer Moderates Panel on NY’s Nuclear Energy Future

Empire Government Strategies Chairman Arthur “Jerry” Kremer moderated a panel last week on sustaining the nuclear power industry in New York and why the industry is so vital to New York’s continued success as a leader in producing renewable, carbon-free energy and economic growth.

The panel included former Senators Evan Bayh (D-IN) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) as well as former EPA Administrator and Obama Energy “Czar” Carol Browner.

Read news reports of the event here.

Long Island Will Determine the Balance of Power in Senate

Long Island Will Determine the Balance of Power in Senate

No one has ever declared that “as Long Island goes so goes New York State,” but that just may be the case this year.

The outcome of three State Senate contests on Long Island may very well determine whether Republicans maintain their power-sharing arrangement with the Independent Democratic Conference or are relegated to minority status. If the results go the way Democrats hope they will, their party would control the governor’s office and both chambers of the Legislature, a prospect that has the state and national Republican Party more than a little nervous.

For the past 10-plus years, the nine-member Republican Senate delegation from Long Island has been their party’s power broker and wielded enormous influence on the state as a whole. But growing Democratic registration and the increase in the number of independent voters in Nassau and Suffolk Counties have dramatically altered the electoral landscape. A victory by the Democratic nominee in any of the three key contests may have serious ramifications in Albany.

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The Return of Hillary Clinton? Empire VP Anthony Figliola discusses her potential Presidential run on Richard French Live

Empire Vice Presidenrichard french livet Anthony Figliola appeared on Richard French Live to discuss the potential Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton; legislation regarding the status of undocumented immigrants in New York; and the NFL’s response to Ray Rice.

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Nuclear Plants Make New York a Global Model for Addressing Climate Change

Nuclear Plants Make New York a Global Model for Addressing Climate Change

IndianPointby Jerry Kremer for The Huffington Post

On September 23, New York will host the United Nations Climate Summit, one of the foremost events to address reducing carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions that threaten the quality of life for billions of people. As New York offers a showcase for how to have a vibrant economy and low carbon emissions, it is especially fitting the conference is here.

In fact, according to recently released information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, New York has the country’s lowest per capita carbon emissions. While New Yorkers produce 8 metric tons of carbon dioxide per capita annually, the national average is more than 150 percent higher — and in some states 300 percent higher!

 

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