Cuomo Starting to Balk on Recreational Marijuana

Cuomo Starting to Balk on Recreational Marijuana

By Kathy Kahn As pushback continues to soar from law enforcement, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is having second thoughts about making recreational marijuana legal in New York. At a recent Rockland Business Association meeting in February at the Pearl River Hilton, an overflow crowd listened to Rockland County Sheriff Lou Falco speak on the massive burden […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT

OMBUDSMAN ALERT

Ombudsman’s Teamwork With Ralph Nader And Our State Reps Helped To Place Rear Seat Belt Law Into Cuomo’s Budget Exactly one year ago(on March 1, 2018) the title of this column read “Ralph Nader Gives Nod to Rockland County Times Ombudsman Alert Column.” That column was a “thank you” letter from Ralph Nader to the […]

Joint Statement From Carlucci & Abinanti on Governor Cuomo’s Veto of The Toll Payer Protection Act

Joint Statement From Carlucci & Abinanti on Governor Cuomo’s Veto of The Toll Payer Protection Act

New City, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) released the following joint statement on Governor Cuomo’s decision to veto the Toll Payer Protection Act on Friday (12/28) night: “We are disappointed the Governor vetoed the Toll Payer Protection Act. Now drivers are left vulnerable to an unfair cashless toll system. As a result, […]

Testy Confrontation Between Incumbent and Challenger for Governor’s Seat

Testy Confrontation Between Incumbent and Challenger for Governor’s Seat

BY KATHY KAHN Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who continually dodged a public forum with challenger Marcus Molinaro, finally agreed to a debate on CBS, which aired Tuesday evening. Trading barbs back and forth, Cuomo repeatedly interrupted Molinaro, asking him if he supported President Donald Trump. “I didn’t invite Trump to my engagement party, Governor,” countered Molinaro. […]

MIRANT DEBT RELIEF PROPOSED

MIRANT DEBT RELIEF PROPOSED

In New York, you don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, despite Governor Cuomo’s attempt to blame the state’s fleeing population on the weather. Many municipalities across the state have been impacted by the closures of power plants, but perhaps the one that stings the most is the smack-down the North […]

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