County Executive Day Calls for Direct Federal Stimulus Funding for Counties

County Executive Day Calls for Direct Federal Stimulus Funding for Counties

County Executive Ed Day wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to request direct financial assistance from the federal government to counties. “Without federal aid, counties will be forced to make cuts that will worsen the economic recession and […]

ELIJAH REICHLIN-MELNICK DECLARES VICTORY IN 38TH DISTRICT SENATE PRIMARY

ELIJAH REICHLIN-MELNICK DECLARES VICTORY IN 38TH DISTRICT SENATE PRIMARY

More than two weeks after the June 23 primary, Democrat Elijah Reichlin-Melnick has declared victory in the 38th district state senate primary after the counting of over 12,700 absentee ballots late last night gave him a 921-vote lead over his opponent Justin Sweet. “I can now say with 100 percent confidence that when the final […]

Senator David Carlucci’s Legislation to Honor Spring Valley Resident Sandra Wilson Passed in the NYS Senate

Senator David Carlucci’s Legislation to Honor Spring Valley Resident Sandra Wilson Passed in the NYS Senate

On Wednesday, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) passed legislation (S.8555a) through the New York State Senate to designate a portion of State Route 45 in the Village of Spring Valley, as the Sandra L. Wilson Memorial Highway. Sandra Wilson, a security guard was stabbed to death on February 18, 2020 at the Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring […]

DiNAPOLI: TAX CAP BELOW TWO PERCENT

DiNAPOLI: TAX CAP BELOW TWO PERCENT

Low Inflation Rate Impacts Counties, Towns and Cities Property tax levy growth for local governments with fiscal years closing Dec. 31 will be capped at 1.56 percent for 2021, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. This figure affects tax cap calculations for all counties, towns, fire districts, 44 cities and 11 villages. “The pandemic […]

AOC-linked PACs republishing Mondaire Jones likeness and linking to his website

AOC-linked PACs republishing Mondaire Jones likeness and linking to his website

Primary Day in New York is June 23 and quite a few Super PACs are dumping money into local campaigns. In the Democratic primary for Congressional District 17 Super PACs connected to far-left progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, including “Fight for the American Dream,” are backing candidate Mondaire Jones and could be breaking some rules for PACs […]

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