I have always been passionate about infrastructure. Some of you may remember my name on Facebook for years was March “Infrastructure” Gallagher. For example, I was fascinated with the building of the new Tappan Zee (aka Mario M. Cuomo) bridge, and made it my business to drive over it the first day it was opened.
Tracking spending is a critical component of the duties of County Comptroller. However, the data isn’t always easily accessible to the public. As your next County Comptroller, I intend to bring a new level of transparency to County finances, enabling elected officials, vendors and the public to access current payment information with improved information technology. … Read More
Listen to the full interview: This program aired on 7/31/19
“Conventional Wisdom” from a Local Government Expert and Architect of the Ulster County Charter/Office of County Comptroller, Gerald Benjamin As the Ulster County Democratic Nominating Convention draws near for the deciding vote on Thursday, June 27 many committee members are hearing about the essential qualifications for this office. Gerald Benjamin, author and architect of our … Read More
Just 3 weeks ago I sat around a table with a team of longtime friends from across Ulster County to discuss the rumor of Elliott Aurbach leaving to join NYS Comptroller DiNappoli in Albany. “What do you think?” I asked them. Ten years ago I was involved in campaigning for the creation of this office … Read More
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Potential candidates are lining up to become the next Ulster County comptroller. A day after Elliott Auerbach said he’ll be leaving the post on May 16 to become a deputy state comptroller, Democrat March Gallagher announced her intention to run for the office. Gallagher is the second Democrat to express an interest … Read More
Longtime public servant and community advocate March Gallagher is ready to step into the role of Comptroller for Ulster County. With the just declared announcement by current Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach that he will be stepping down, March Gallagher is fully prepared to be our next comptroller. “I’m running,” declared Gallagher. “The time I … Read More