Green New Deal would fail, just like the original New Deal

Green New Deal would fail, just like the original New Deal

By David A. Ridenour Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently issued a resolution declaring a climate change emergency. The move is another attempt to raise support for Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, a plan to halt climate change by transitioning America to clean energy sources within just 10 years.  Like its 1930s namesake, […]

Skoufis and Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Harper’s Law

Skoufis and Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Harper’s Law

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) stood with Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland), Monroe Town Supervisor Anthony Cardone, and Aaron Fried, Harper’s father and co-founder of HarperSmiles, to announce the Governor has signed Harper’s Law. Harper’s Law, named after Harper Fried, requires that retailers selling new furniture over 27 inches tall must contain a tip restraint device […]

Legislature Calls For Bridge Toll Discount

Legislature Calls For Bridge Toll Discount

Rockland County legislators voted 10-0 Tuesday to urge the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Toll Advisory Panel to recommend discounted tolls for Rockland bridge users. The resolution followed a public input meeting held by the toll advisory panel. Legislators Harriet Cornell and Nancy Low-Hogan both addressed the toll advisory panel and submitted written comments. They […]

Senator Carlucci Announces Legislation to Ensure Convicted Murderers Who Sexually Assault Children Remain in Prison

Senator Carlucci Announces Legislation to Ensure Convicted Murderers Who Sexually Assault Children Remain in Prison

(Stony Point, NY) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) along with fellow state lawmakers and the family of murder victim, Joan D’Alessandro, gathered at Harriman State Park on Tuesday to announce new legislation to Expand Joan’s Law. The legislation is called Paula’s Law (S.6633) and is named after 16-year-old Pearl River murder victim, Paula Bohovesky. It […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS CARLUCCI’S & JAFFEE’S BILL INTO LAW HONORING THURGOOD MARSHALL’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN ROCKLAND & ACROSS THE COUNTRY

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS CARLUCCI’S & JAFFEE’S BILL INTO LAW HONORING THURGOOD MARSHALL’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN ROCKLAND & ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Bill Renames Part of Rt. 17 in Rockland County, the ‘Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway’ (Albany, NY) — Today Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Senator David Carlucci’s and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee’s bill (S.521-A/A.5939) into law, naming a portion of State Route 17 in the Village of Hillburn as the “Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway.” Before […]

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