DAVE’S DIALOGUE: College scholarships available for academics and athletics

DAVE’S DIALOGUE: College scholarships available for academics and athletics

COLUMN BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI College tuition is often a burdensome expense and every little bit helps. That is why I am excited to announce that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting student applications for college scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. There are two academic and two athletic […]

Empire Center Wins Access to Full NYC Pension Records

Empire Center Wins Access to Full NYC Pension Records

After a two-year legal battle followed by two years of additional delays, the New York City Employee Retirement System (NYCERS) has released the full pension records for its retired members. The records are now posted at SeeThroughNY.net, the Empire Center’s government transparency website. As of 2016, NYCERS had 137,694 total retirees, including those from the Transit Authority, Health […]

David’s Dialogue: Paid Family Leave Seminar on February 26th

David’s Dialogue: Paid Family Leave Seminar on February 26th

Column by State Senator David Carlucci On Monday, February 26 at 6 p.m. I am holding a seminar at the Clarkstown Town Hall for employees and employers to discuss paid family leave. I know people may have questions about how it works since it just took effect this year. I worked to pass paid family leave legislation, […]

Rockland peers into the opioid abyss

Rockland peers into the opioid abyss

January 25 seminar brings community leaders, health experts and addicts together OP-ED BY OLEG KHAGHANI In Rockland County there were 35 deaths from an Opioid overdose in 2016, which is an 875 percent increase in the last decade according to statistics kept by the NY State Department of Health, and these numbers continue to climb […]

Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure Will Require Better Access to Minerals and Metals

Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure Will Require Better Access to Minerals and Metals

For a White House often accused of being divisive, President Trump may yet bring warring parties together on a major initiative that few voters will oppose. In his ‘State of the Union’ address last month, the president declared a major priority of his administration will be the rebuilding of America’s crumbling infrastructure. Offering free ice […]

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