GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS CARLUCCI’S & JAFFEE’S BILL INTO LAW HONORING THURGOOD MARSHALL’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN ROCKLAND & ACROSS THE COUNTRY

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS CARLUCCI’S & JAFFEE’S BILL INTO LAW HONORING THURGOOD MARSHALL’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY IN ROCKLAND & ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Bill Renames Part of Rt. 17 in Rockland County, the ‘Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway’ (Albany, NY) — Today Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Senator David Carlucci’s and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee’s bill (S.521-A/A.5939) into law, naming a portion of State Route 17 in the Village of Hillburn as the “Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Highway.” Before […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO GRANTS CLEMENCY TO 29 INDIVIDUALS

GOVERNOR CUOMO GRANTS CLEMENCY TO 29 INDIVIDUALS

Governor Cuomo Grants Pardons to Individuals Convicted of Minor Offenses to Avoid Deportation  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today granted clemency to 29 individuals who have demonstrated substantial evidence of rehabilitation and a commitment to community crime reduction. “While President Trump shuts down the federal government over his obsession with keeping immigrants out, New York stands strong in our support for immigrant communities,” Governor Cuomo […]

Some Reactions to Governor Cuomo’s State of State address

Some Reactions to Governor Cuomo’s State of State address

“Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech was short on specifics for public education. We anticipate the upcoming legislative session will be dominated by discussions about state budget deficits and tax restructuring. Worth noting is that the governor never mentioned budget cuts. A few of the education items the governor did propose — such as […]

Sandy Recovery Update: CUOMO MAKES VISIT TO STONY POINT

Sandy Recovery Update: CUOMO MAKES VISIT TO STONY POINT

After 10 months of continued decay, Governor Cuomo attends Stony Point meeting for storm reconstruction BY MICHAEL RICONDA Stony Point –Welcomed by community officials and residents, Governor Andrew Cuomo made an appearance at the New York Rising’s first Stony Point meeting to mark the first steps toward a long-term, state-supported program to rebuild parts of […]

The Courage to Stand (Almost) Alone

The Courage to Stand (Almost) Alone

The Rockland County Times has learned that freshman Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Stony Point, Orange County) was one of only a handful of Assembly Democrats to vote against Governor Cuomo’s NY SAFE gun control act. Skoufis did not bow to political pressure at midnight and sign the bill, and instead chose to vote his conscience. This […]