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By Jeremy Schiffres, Daily and Sunday Freeman, Kingston, N.Y.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Nice work, if you can get it

In declaring that he now opposes the compromise plan for the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park, U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey on Tuesday cited, among other reasons, the fact that many of the jobs promised by the developer will be only part-time positions.

"Those are not real jobs. They're not full-time jobs," Hinchey said.

That's pretty funny coming from a member of the House of Representatives, which meets an average of 136 days per year.

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Blogger Gardening John said...

Where did you hear the Congressman say that? I haven't seen it anywhere else.

January 16, 2008 at 12:44 AM 
Blogger Jeremy Schiffres, City Editor said...

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January 16, 2008 at 10:16 AM 
Blogger Jeremy Schiffres, City Editor said...

The story in today's Freeman, on page A3 of the print edition and in the "Regional News" section of the online edition,

January 16, 2008 at 10:17 AM 

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