THE RAMAPO GAMES: Race to become leader of Rockland’s trickiest town narrows to two favorites

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY RAMAPO- William Weber (R ) and Michael Specht (D) are now the front runners for becoming the next supervisor of the Town of Ramapo. Michael Specht is presently Ramapo Deputy Attorney and in charge of handling zoning and permits of the town. AttorneyScott Goldman previously opposed Specht for the democratic nomination; Goldman has since pulled out […]

Donald Trump Ends Manufacturing Council After Multiple Members Resign in Protest

Donald Trump Ends Manufacturing Council After Multiple Members Resign in Protest

In response to Donald Trump’s controversial response to the white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, in which he denounced the actions of “both sides,” eight members resigned from the American Manufacturing Council in two days. A ninth member resigned after Trump tweeted boasting that he could replace any CEO that resigned, and referred to the CEOs […]

Legislature Backs Tightening Of Campaign

Legislature Backs Tightening Of Campaign

Falciglia: Contributions Should Come From Company Profits, Not Individuals’ Pockets New City, NY (Aug. 4, 2017) – Political donations should occur in the light of day – and that demands changing state law, a move the Rockland County Legislature is calling for after voting 14-0 Wednesday to require that political donations come only from an ongoing […]

NY Senate leader went to rehab for booze habit

NY Senate leader went to rehab for booze habit

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan said on Sunday that he received treatment for his addiction to alcohol. “I recognized that alcohol was becoming a crutch to deal with pressure I was under related to my responsibilities as Majority Leader of the New York State Senate,” Flanagan said to the New York Post. “Therefore, I proactively took control […]

Trump gets tougher with China on trade

Trump gets tougher with China on trade

The Trump Administration is planning on taking a stricter stance on U.S. trade laws which impact China. This decision follows President Donald Trump’s disappointment with how China has handled North Korea and its nuclear missile program. However, this policy specifically deals with complaints from U.S. businesses, not North Korea’s nuclear missile program. “The U.S. is […]

Carlucci Sponsored “ABLE Act” Takes Effect

Carlucci Sponsored “ABLE Act” Takes Effect

More than 400,000 New Yorkers with disabilities will now have the opportunity to save money for their health-care needs PRESS RELEASE More than 400,000 New Yorkers with disabilities will now have the opportunity to create a tax-exempt savings account for their health-care needs as a result of the “ABLE Act” taking effect. Modeled after the federal […]

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