Local Reporting & Public Statements

As alderperson, Jeffrey F. Barken Frequently submits op-eds to newspapers concerning local issues. He is also a regular contributor to the Independent Opinion News Site, The Big Smoke. A list of his recent publications is below.

Press Release 6/15/23Parting Remarks to Council, Address Delivered 6/7/23

Press Release 2/12/23 – Regarding June Resignation

Press Release 11/7/22 – Regarding Labor Concerns & The Election

Press Release 9/22/22 – Regarding Emails & EMS

Entangled Reform – Speech in The Big Smoke, September 8th, 2022

Bundled Rhythms – Essay in The Big Smoke, August 10th, 2022

Our Rallying Point – Published in The Ithaca Times June 1st, 2022

The Cost of Losing Trust – Published in The Ithaca Times, April 5th, 2022

Time for a Reset on Reimagining – Published in The Ithaca Voice, March 21, 2022