SKOUFIS CALLS FOR “DANGEROUSNESS” AMENDMENT TO BAIL REFORMS

SKOUFIS CALLS FOR “DANGEROUSNESS” AMENDMENT TO BAIL REFORMS

Senator also introduces bill to enhance electronic monitoring of defendants In light of the bail reforms that went into effect on January 1, Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announced he is calling for an amendment that would allow judges to consider “dangerousness” during pre-trial detention. Additionally, the reforms authorized electronic monitoring for all felony cases, […]

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Campaign Disclosure Law

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Campaign Disclosure Law

New York now joins many other states and the federal government in requiring a “paid for by statement” on political communication. Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland) announced that their campaign disclosure legislation has been signed into New York State law (S.4910/A.4668). The legislation looks to put an end to anonymous […]

Skoufis and Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Harper’s Law

Skoufis and Zebrowski Announce Enactment of Harper’s Law

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) stood with Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland), Monroe Town Supervisor Anthony Cardone, and Aaron Fried, Harper’s father and co-founder of HarperSmiles, to announce the Governor has signed Harper’s Law. Harper’s Law, named after Harper Fried, requires that retailers selling new furniture over 27 inches tall must contain a tip restraint device […]

HEADLINE-GATE: Politician publishes ad with fake Rockland County Times headline

HEADLINE-GATE:  Politician publishes ad with fake Rockland County Times headline

  BY DYLAN SKRILOFF On Friday, November 2, an advertisement hit Facebook featuring a false headline underneath the masthead of the Rockland County Times paper. The fake headline directly contradicts what the paper had actually reported, reading: “BREAKING NEWS: Tom Basile will break the tax cap.” The actual headline on the website reads, “Stony Point […]

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Stony Point supervisor says Skoufis attacks on Basile are “deliberately misleading & inaccurate”

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Stony Point supervisor says Skoufis attacks on Basile are “deliberately misleading & inaccurate”

By Jim Monaghan, Supervisor, Town of Stony Point It’s election time and that means political mailers are starting to arrive at our homes on a regular basis.  A candidate’s record is fair game. We all should be judged honestly on our results for the people we serve. That’s why it was incredibly disappointing to see […]

Fighting the walking dead wood

Fighting the walking dead wood

Skoufis sets out against zombie poles Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) has launched an effort to wipe zombies from our midst; zombie utility poles that is. Referring to poles no longer in use, the zombies are eyesores and can become dangerous if their conditions degrade, Skoufis said. The lawmaker wants public utilities to get out and […]

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