Ombudsman Alert – LOWEY AND CARLUCCI SUPPORT LEGISLATION BANNING PHONE SCAMS AND “BAD ROBOCALLS”

Ombudsman Alert – LOWEY AND CARLUCCI SUPPORT LEGISLATION BANNING PHONE SCAMS AND “BAD ROBOCALLS”

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert has complained about the fraudulent scam calls made by companies attempting to convince unsuspecting consumers to call a certain 800 number with the threat that by NOT making such a call they would be billed up to $299,99. This clearly illegal practice has increased over the past […]

Governor Signs Jaffee, Carlucci Bill into Law

Governor Signs Jaffee, Carlucci Bill into Law

New law allows building inspectors, fire inspectors and code enforcement officers in the Village of Airmont to reside in Rockland County or adjoining counties. (Albany, NY) Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced that Governor Cuomo signed into law their bill (Ch. 503 of 2019) that would allow building inspectors, fire […]

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Campaign Disclosure Law

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Campaign Disclosure Law

New York now joins many other states and the federal government in requiring a “paid for by statement” on political communication. Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) announced that their campaign disclosure legislation has been signed into New York State law (S.4910/A.4668). The legislation looks to put an end to anonymous […]

Bail on the Outs: Orangetown Supervisor Condemns State Criminal Justice Reform

Bail on the Outs: Orangetown Supervisor Condemns State Criminal Justice Reform

By Joe Kuhn Local Government and law enforcement officials are apprehensive about new criminal justice reforms passed at the state level. Taking effect in January of 2020, these new laws will eliminate bail and pretrial incarceration for all misdemeanors and a litany of non-violent felonies, including burglary in the second degree, many drug related charges, […]

Proposed Rockland County 2020 budget gets clean bill of health from state comptroller

Proposed Rockland County 2020 budget gets clean bill of health from state comptroller

NEW CITY – The State Comptroller’s Office has given its approval to Rockland County Executive Edwin Day’s 2020 proposed budget. The state comptroller’s office reviewed the proposed $729.9 million spending plan, which stays under the state property tax cap while investing in critical infrastructure improvements, funding new state mandates and providing for the future of […]

CUPON NANUET RELEASES CANDIDATE GRADES

CUPON NANUET RELEASES CANDIDATE GRADES

CUPON NANUET RELEASES CANDIDATE GRADES Citizens United to Protect Our Neighborhood-CUPON of Greater Nanuet Released released the results of their recent grading of the candidates in their area. George Hoehmann A+ Nicole Doliner B- Teresa Kenny A- Thom Kleiner B+ Scott Milich B Patrick Carroll A Don Franchino A- Sehenley Vital A- Christopher Carey A+ […]

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