Our intrepid anchor and super blogger Liz B. and jack-of-all-trades producer Mike Whittemore are heading out to Corning to cover the Rural Democratic Conference, an annual confab of upstate party members.
His office confirmed this afternoon that the governor would be skipping the event, even though he appears on the DRC’s official schedule of events today alongside other elected officials. The official public schedule puts Cuomo in New York City today.
The DRC event last year — held in Schenectday — was something of a homecoming for Cuomo, who had netted the support from the organization during his failed 2002 run for governor. Link