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McMahon: Thruway Toll Credit “Indefensible Gimmick”

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE EMPIRE CENTER Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to spend $340 million in budget windfall cash on a temporary state tax rebate of Thruway tolls is “an indefensible…

Day marks half-way point in first term with “half-time” fundraiser

PHOTOS BY AL THOMPSON Capitalizing on the upcoming Super Bowl, County Executive Ed Day decided to make football a theme of his recent “half-time” fundraiser at the Nyack Seaport. It’s…

John Murphy celebrates 44-year career as County Legislator

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY John Murphy is saying hello to retirement after serving Pearl River as Rockland legislator since 1971. Del Arte Italian restaurant in Orangeburg hosted a parting party for…

Lalor: Family Leave Bill Doesn’t Stand Up to Scrutiny

Statement on Assembly Family and Medical Leave Bill (A.3870) from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – East Fishkill) “While this legislation sounds good on the surface, it does not stand…

Town Awards Pride of Clarkstown Awards on February 9, 2016

Supervisor George Hoehmann and the Town Board will award the 2015 Pride of Clarkstown Awards at the Town Board meeting scheduled for 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Auditorium on…

Brabenec pushes for “good government” bill

Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R,C,I-Deerpark) this week attended a press conference held by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Glenville) calling for a floor vote on A.8658. This legislation would allow bills with at…

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