Rabbitt to Announce Re-election Bid

Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt will announce Wednesday that she plans to run for re-election for the New York State Assembly in the newly drawn 98th Assembly District. Rabbitt has served in the Assembly since 2005, representing the current 97th District. Due to redistricting, she will now be covering new territory in Orange and Rockland counties. Rabbitt […]

NEW YORK TEA PARTY POWERHOUSE AND 2010 GOP GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE CARL PALADINO ENDORSES COLIN SCHMITT FOR STONY POINT/ORANGE COUNTY ASSEMBLY SEAT

NEW YORK TEA PARTY POWERHOUSE AND 2010 GOP GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE CARL PALADINO ENDORSES COLIN SCHMITT FOR STONY POINT/ORANGE COUNTY ASSEMBLY SEAT

Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino announced Monday that he supports Colin Schmitt for the New York State Assembly. “We need Colin Schmitt in Albany. He is the type of refreshing leader that will shake Albany to its core,” Paladino said in a released statement. “Colin is the only candidate in this race that will stand up […]

Diana Squashes MTA Speculation for Now

From MidHudsonNews.com Upon hearing news that Rockland County might seek to withdraw from the MTA if it can form a partnership for a new transit authority with Orange County, County Executive Edward Diana said he is not ready to consider withdrawing Orange County from the regional authority. The MTA’s Metro-North Railroad provides commuter train service […]

Business Leaders and Town Officials Push Pension Reform

Business Leaders and Town Officials Push Pension Reform

Issue cuts across partisan boundaries Rockland County Times A bipartisan group including Orange County Chamber President John D’Ambrosio, Haverstraw Town Supervisor Howard Phillips, Business Council President Heather Briccetti, and RBA President Al Samuels said in a unified voice that the costs of pensions, are “unsustainable.” Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence also supported the message, although […]