CARLUCCI LAUNCHES PETITION CALLING FOR FULL RESTORATION OF CUTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CARLUCCI LAUNCHES PETITION CALLING FOR FULL RESTORATION OF CUTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

PRESS RELEASE FROM SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI With residents and agencies now fearing the potential fallout over possible budget cuts to our most vulnerable populations, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced a grassroots call to action to convince Governor Cuomo to join with state legislators in fully restoring the proposed 6% cuts to the Office for […]

Counties Applaud Budget Changes that will Assist Local Governments

NYSAC says new budget offers more local fiscal relief PRESS RELEASE FROM NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES State legislative leaders this week advanced budget priorities that will help local governments as they work to protect community-based programs and services and stabilize property taxes. County leaders representing New York’s 62 regional governments today applaud State […]

Metro-North Adds 187 Weekend and Off-Peak Trains Each Week

Service increased by 5.6 percent when combined with October additions MTA PRESS RELEASE Schedule changes that represent Metro-North Railroad’s self-described “biggest and most ambitious service expansion” in its 30-year history begin Sunday, April 7, 2013. The new timetables will include increased off-peak and weekend train frequencies as well as faster service to many customers. This […]

LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS NIGHT

On March 21 the Haverstraw Elks will be holding their annual Law Enforcement Awards night, where the club “honors police officers for their heroic work throughout the year.” This year the Elks are recognizing 28 officers throughout Rockland as well as two civilians, one of whom is an 8-year-old girl. I am writing to see […]

MTA CHICANERY THAT YOU PAY FOR

This is why they overtax us: East side access project 10 years late and $4.4 billion over budget PRESS RELEASE FROM COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI’S OFFICE The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA’s) East Side Access project, which will bring Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service to Grand Central Terminal for the first time, is expected to cost nearly […]