Skoufis: Woodbury Common Turns its Back on $5 Million in Funding for New Train Station Local Officials Join Call Urging Planning Board to Reject Mall’s Expansion Without Station

Skoufis: Woodbury Common Turns its Back on $5 Million in Funding for New Train Station Local Officials Join Call Urging Planning Board to Reject Mall’s Expansion Without Station

Earlier this year, Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) secured $5 million from the state’s railroad fund for a new train station at Woodbury Common. Additionally, he secured a commitment from the MTA to not only support the project, but also provide any technical expertise required to move the train station forward. The only problem? Simon […]

Legislator Carey Calls For Term Limits Legislation

Legislator Carey Calls For Term Limits Legislation

New City, NY (Oct. 7, 2019) – Rockland County Legislator Christopher Carey is calling for a resolution concerning term limits to be immediately placed on the agenda. The resolution, which would include scheduling a date for a public hearing on implementing term limits for legislators, needs to be voted on in committee before it can […]

Republicans sign Pledge to Save Rockland

Republicans sign Pledge to Save Rockland

NEW CITY, NY – The Rockland County Republican Party will be holding a press conference to announce they will be signing a “Pledge to Save Rockland” at County Headquarters in New City. Every Republican incumbent member of the Legislature and all candidates running on the Republican signed the pledge. Below you can read the full […]

Hudson Valley mourns death of Senator William Larkin

Hudson Valley mourns death of Senator William Larkin

FROM MID HUDSON NEWS State Senator William Larkin, who ended a four-decade political career with his retirement last December, passed away Saturday.  He was 91. Sen. Larkin’s Obituary His family released a statement on Sunday announcing the passing. “”It is with a heavy but full heart that we announce our beloved Bill Larkin has passed […]

DMV’s license to shakedown

DMV’s license to shakedown

By E.J. McMahon Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to issue a new generation of motor vehicle license plates carrying a mandatory one-time $25 replacement fee is raising some questions about the background of the law authorizing his action. Under the plan, announced August 18, drivers “with license plates that are 10-years-old or older will be issued new […]

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