Tappan Zee Qualified Bidders Named

The New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Department of Transportation on Tuesday released the list of qualified competitive bidders for the new Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project. Statements of Qualification were received from five design-build consortiums, and four internationally known groups were deemed qualified after a thorough multi-agency technical review. […]

Redistricting Abomination Condemned

Under proposed plan North Rockland will be split from Senate District 38 and placed into District 39 with Orange County   Officials and consultants involved with the new Senate and Assembly districts have dealt Rockland County and particularly North Rockland a potential blow, as the county’s contiguous representation in one state senate district is proposed […]

GOVERNOR’S MEN COME TO HAVERSTRAW TO EXPLAIN HIS PLANS FOR NEW YORK

GOVERNOR’S MEN COME TO HAVERSTRAW TO EXPLAIN HIS PLANS FOR NEW YORK BY EVAN WECHMAN Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked his commissioners to speak at all of the state’s counties about his proposed budget for 2012-2013. On Wednesday, January 25, Roann Destito, Commissioner of the Office of General Services came to address the Rockland community […]

State Comptrollers Says Ramapo Sets a Bad Example

DiNAPOLI: ACTIONS OF RAMAPO TOWN OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR LDC REFORM Press Release from NYS Comptroller’s Office Ramapo town officials took a risky approach to financing a minor league stadium through the Ramapo Local Development Corporation (RLDC), according to an audit released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. As a result, taxpayers […]

CUOMO ASKS LEGISLATURE TO SCRAP WORTHLESS BULLET TRACKING SYSTEM

A failed effort to to track shell casings in the interest of solving crimes appears to be heading to legislative repeal. The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association said they applaud Governor Cuomo’s proposal to scrap the Combined Ballistic Identification System (CoBIS). After collecting over 356,000 spent shell casings since March 2001 at an […]