“With over 100 volunteers and over 900 donors, we are building a grassroots campaign, focused on issues that matter to the people of the 24th — better wages, better schools, and a chance to get ahead,” said Balter
We Need A Change
Dana’s life and experience are a testament to her values. She has been an advocate for people with disabilities, a professor of democracy and citizenship at the Maxwell School, and a citizen with the courage to act in support of our community. In Dana, the people of CNY will have a representative who is smart, ethical, courageous and well versed in policy and the legislative process.
Dana Balter is ‘the candidate CNY has been waiting for’
Dana Balter exemplifies leadership that places the needs and values of the community foremost. She is committed to the public good and expanding opportunities for all. She understands that Congressional service hinges upon amplifying the voices and needs of the community, ensuring that no one is left behind.
Balter Calls for Katko to Denounce GOP Tax Plan
Congressional Candidate, Dana Balter, called John Katko’s GOP tax plan released today an attack on working families, seniors, and students. The plan double-taxes the middle class by eliminating the SALT deduction for income and sales taxes and eliminating the deduction for student loan interest.
Emotion matters in policy.
Politics is the art of public decision-making. Our elected officials shape the public affairs that affect every aspect of our lives as a society and as individuals. In doing so, they should be motivated by empathy and understanding. That emotion is critical to good policy making and we, as Americans, deserve to see it in every one of the stewards of our public welfare that we elect to office. I want to see fierce passion from my representatives. I want them to go to work every day and fight with everything they have to make our world safer, healthier, more just and more prosperous.
Balter at Auburn Rotary Club meeting
“The way I look at this job and what I want to do is be out in the district connecting, not just with the people who agree with me, but especially with the people who don’t,” she said. “If you agree with me, I know what you think already. If you don’t agree with me, that’s when I need to hear from you.”