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IN THE NEWS

A selection of our local media coverage

Contention Marks Wind Farm Forum

The East Hampton Star

April 11, 2018

Feature

A forum hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government drew an overflow crowd to the Baldwin Family Lecture Room at the East Hampton Library on Saturday, where proponents and opponents of Deepwater Wind’s proposed South Fork Wind Farm were unable to agree on pertinent facts and largely unwilling to countenance rival viewpoints.

Democrats in Three Way Primary Debate Issues

The East Hampton Star

August 31, 2017

Feature

Candidates agreed on a lot but not everything.…The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons and the East Hampton Group for Good Government sponsored the debate.

   

          

 

Talk of Deer and Noise at Year’s First Meeting

The East Hampton Star

January 23, 2014

Feature

The mayor (Paul Rickenbach) proposed that Mr. Touhy, the Village Preservation Society, and the East Hampton Group for Good Government hold a meeting to consider solutions.

Town Manager Forum

The East Hampton Star

May 2, 2013

Feature

The role of a professional town manager and the spectrum of way East Hampton may use one will be discussed during a public forum moderated by Lynn Sherr, an award winning television correspondent and author. The discussion is sponsored by the East Hampton Business Alliance, the East Hampton Group for Good Government and the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons.

East Hampton Group for Good Government Hosts Wastewater Forum

The East Hampton Press

May 27, 2012

Feature

Reversing more than 350 years of environmental damage to East Hampton Town’s waterways is no easy task, but last weekend the East Hampton Group for Good Government took a stab at it.

Good Government Group

The East Hampton Star

April 27, 2017

Feature

A new television show created for LTV, the local cable provider, by members of the non partisan East Hampton Group for Good Government had begun focusing on key issues through discussions and interviews with public officials, expert and community leaders.

At Debate, Differing Views on Housing Woes

The East Hampton Star

September 24, 2015

Feature

Incumbents and candidates for East Hampton’s supervisor and town board attempted to contrast their positions on a range of issues…the debate was cohosted by the East Hampton Star and the East Hampton Group for Good Government.

Sarlo, Betts Talk Enforcement

The East Hampton Star

November 19, 2015

Feature

Things maybe quieting down as we head into the colder months of the year, but the hallmarks of summer mayhem are a year-round topic of discussion and one the Group for Good Government will tackle on Saturday as East Hampton Police Chief Michael Sarlo and David Betts, the town’s director of public safety, talk code and law enforcement at the East Hampton Library.

   

          

 

A Voice for Reason, Civility, and Informed Voters

The East Hampton Star

November 27, 2013

Feature

The GGG has become a well-established organization with hundreds of members. Its mission is to vet candidates for public office, encourage voter turnout, and perhaps most important, ensure that those voters are informed about the tough issues facing the town through well-publicized forums.

East Hampton Group for Good Government Holds School Board Candidates Forum

The East Hampton Press

May 11, 2010

Feature

Candidates vying for one of three open seats on the East Hampton School Board felt some of the heat on Saturday that sitting board members have been facing throughout the year, as community members used a forum sponsored by the Group for Good Government to question them on the $64.8 million budget proposed by this year’s board, and the growing tension between East Hampton and its sending districts and the poor report card the district received from the New York State Department of Education.

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