LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS NIGHT

On March 21 the Haverstraw Elks will be holding their annual Law Enforcement Awards night, where the club “honors police officers for their heroic work throughout the year.” This year the Elks are recognizing 28 officers throughout Rockland as well as two civilians, one of whom is an 8-year-old girl. I am writing to see […]

MTA CHICANERY THAT YOU PAY FOR

This is why they overtax us: East side access project 10 years late and $4.4 billion over budget PRESS RELEASE FROM COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI’S OFFICE The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA’s) East Side Access project, which will bring Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service to Grand Central Terminal for the first time, is expected to cost nearly […]

Carlucci backs anti-frack legislation

PRESS RELEASE ALBANY, NY –  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today introduced legislation in the State Senate that would suspend hydrofracking in New York State for a period of 24 months to accommodate three ongoing and major public health studies.  The proposal would require the Commissioner of Health to take these outside, independent studies into consideration.  […]

CARLUCCI JOINED BY JOSE CANSECO IN PROPOSED DMAA BAN

PRESS RELEASE  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Ossining) was joined by fellow lawmakers and baseball slugger Jose Canseco in calling for a ban on the over-the-counter sale of DMAA. In the wake of two military deaths linked to the use of a risky over the counter dietary supplement, New York State Senate Majority Coalition Leader Jeff Klein […]

A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN SUES MAJOR CONTRABAND CIGARETTE DEALERS FOR EVADING STATE TAXES

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE NY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing investigation into contraband cigarette sales across […]