democracy matters

Dutchess County political figures illuminate voting issues

By CHRIS POMPETZKI – 7 years ago

On Sunday Mar. 1, Vassar’s chapter of Democracy Matters invited several local political figures to speak to members of the Vassar community and Poughkeepsie residents about the issues related to…

Money a dangerous influence on politics

By DEMOCRACY MATTERS – 8 years ago

In 2012, private individuals contributed more than one billion dollars to political campaigns. That would finance a Vassar education for over 67,000 Vassar students. When you think about the impact…