LETTER: Sen. Seward must step up to protect upstate interests, Leslie Berliant, Oneonta Daily Star

While I was glad to see Sen. James Seward’s support for much-needed ride-sharing services in upstate New York, I am hoping that Sen. Seward will demonstrate that he understands the economic realities of communities like ours by backing two additional measures.

... As a member of the Senate Health Committee and a Republican in a relatively safe seat, Sen. Seward is in a unique position to help guarantee New Yorkers’ health coverage. In the counties that make up New York’s 51st Senate District, ACA repeal has the potential to leave nearly 75,000 of us — including my family — without affordable health insurance.

Read the full letter at the Daily Star here.