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.”
Syracuse University professor Dana Balter details congressional campaign platform
“If we put aside the labels and desire to be right, we can realize that we aren’t so different,” she said. “We all want our families to be safe, healthy and prosperous. If we start from that point of agreement, we can have a real honest and healthy dialogue about how to get there.”
Dana Balter seeking Democratic nod to challenge Rep. John Katko for Congress
SYRACUSE — Surrounded by friends and supporters Tuesday at Forman Park, Dana Balter formally announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in New York’s 24th Congressional District race.
Dana Balter is standing up for the People.
“I need to stand up and fight for the things that are important to this community,” Balter said. “Those include health care for everybody, quality education for every child, equal treatment under the law, protection of natural resources. We need a representative that is going to stand up and do what is right, not what is easy.”