Why I Love Infrastructure

September 25, 2019Blog Posts

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.

Providing Real-Time Transparency to Ulster County Citizens

August 26, 2019Blog Posts

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

Convention Edition: Keep Ulster Moving; March!

June 25, 2019Updates

“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

News and Notes from the Campaign Trail

May 15, 2019Updates

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

Campaign Announcement

May 2, 2019Updates

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