NY Supreme Court Overturns Hochul’s Mask Mandate

NY Supreme Court Overturns Hochul’s Mask Mandate

From the onset of her order, Governor Kathy Hochul has faced an uphill battle to reinstate previous safety measures put in place at the beginning of the pandemic. After multiple County Executives, including Rockland’s own Ed Day, refused to enforce the mask mandate resurrected by Hochul last December, the state Supreme Court struck another blow […]

Changing of Albany Guard Official with Hochul’s First State of State Address

Changing of Albany Guard Official with Hochul’s First State of State Address

Governor Kathy Hochul gave her first State of the State address since taking the helm of one of the nation’s most populous states just 134 days ago. It was an empty Senate chamber, a sign that Covid is still lurking just around the corner. Notwithstanding the current virus crisis, Hochul made it clear that 11 […]

Statement From Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell On Supreme Court Failure To Block Texas Abortion-Bounty Law 

Statement From Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell On Supreme Court Failure To Block Texas Abortion-Bounty Law 

  “For the last 48 years, the strong legal shield of the United States Constitution has steadfastly protected a woman’s ‘right to privacy’ when it comes to choosing whether she will have an abortion, the most private of decisions a woman can ever make.   It is hard to fathom how, in the year 2021, […]

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Governor Hochul is done waiting for the federal government.  In response to the “heartless” actions of the Supreme Court, who on August 27 moved to block President Biden’s plan to extend a moratorium  on evictions nationwide, Hochul has called an emergency session of the New York State Legislature.  As the legislature reconvenes, New York’s representatives […]

Clarkstown Community Shuts Down Board Meeting: Residents Refuse to Wear Masks

Clarkstown Community Shuts Down Board Meeting: Residents Refuse to Wear Masks

What would have been a discussion on how the Clarkstown Central school district planned to resume classes this fall was drowned by the shouting of nearly 170 residents, many who refused to wear masks inside the Clarkstown South High School auditorium. The district board decided not to hold its regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday.  “It’s […]

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