A SALT cap surprise (so far)

A SALT cap surprise (so far)

BY E.J. McMAHON From the Empire Center The newly enacted federal income law provision limiting state and local tax (SALT) deductions “is likely to substantially decrease home values” in New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey. So claims a federal lawsuit filed by those four states against the Trump administration with the goal of having the $10,000 […]

New Department of State Regulation: Chestnut Ridge Cease and Desist Zones in Effect

New Department of State Regulation: Chestnut Ridge Cease and Desist Zones in Effect

Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) this week announced that as of July 1, 2018, a new regulation went into effect to address aggressive real estate solicitation in the incorporated Village of Chestnut Ridge in Rockland County, NY. The regulation prohibits real estate brokers, real estate salespeople, and other persons regularly engaged in the buying and selling […]

Legislator Hofstein: ‘Pharmacy Gag-Orders Must Be Banned’

Legislator Hofstein: ‘Pharmacy Gag-Orders Must Be Banned’

Some Pharmacists Prohibited From Informing Consumers Of Cheapest Prescription Medication Options   New City, NY (June 28, 2018) – If you went to the drugstore to pick up a prescription and could pay $100 instead of $125, what would you choose to pay? As things stand now, you don’t necessarily have a choice. That’s because some pharmacists […]

Ombudsman Alert: SIGN GATE! Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Election Campaign Benefits from his Plunder of Public Monies to Change the Name of the TZ Bridge

Ombudsman Alert: SIGN GATE! Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Election Campaign Benefits from his Plunder of Public Monies to Change the Name of the TZ Bridge

  BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert would like to add his further note to last week’s article: ‘Signs’ of the Times Don’t Bode Well for Current Governor: The piece demonstrated the corruption that surrounds Cuomo’s office and our state’s growing deficit, as well as the spending of millions of dollars on erecting […]

New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State Police dogs have stopped pot-sniffing training as the state prepares for proposed legislation to legalize marijuana in New York. Dogs working with county sheriff departments no longer have to be trained to sniff the drug. State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, said the state agency will […]

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