Co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10am DST

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WESTCHESTER, NY — Co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris engage in discussion this Tuesday, March 28, 2017th, from 10-11am DST, over and about President Donald Trump, the betrayal he suffered due to Speaker Ryan’s inability to deliver the vote to pass the repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act legislation. Does the failed effort undermine President Trump’s capacity to devise …

Hezi ArisCo-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10am DST

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli Asserts Tax Breaks from IDAs Continue to Climb

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Recent Reforms Said to Improve IDA Transparency and Accountability City of Yonkers Spends Twice as Much as New York City (8,004/net cost of $4,320 per job)=$34,577,280 YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — New York’s Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) provided $695 million in net tax exemptions in 2015, an increase of 10 percent from the prior year, according to a …

Hezi ArisNYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli Asserts Tax Breaks from IDAs Continue to Climb

Mount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

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Mount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

Hezi ArisMount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

New York Appeals Court Orders Cuomo Administration to Release School Improvement Grants

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YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — A New York appeals court has ordered the State Division of Budget to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grants to 20 designated needy schools across the state. A year ago, the grants were frozen by Governor Andrew Cuomo‘s Budget Director, Robert Mujica, triggering a lawsuit by parents of students in three …

Hezi ArisNew York Appeals Court Orders Cuomo Administration to Release School Improvement Grants

Can an Annuity Be a Smart Choice in an IRA?
By KEN NUSS

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Is it a good idea to buy an annuity within an IRA or Roth IRA? At first blush, the answer would seem to be “no” because one of the biggest benefits of an annuity is tax deferral, which you already have in an IRA. But it’s not so simple. The answer really is, “It depends.” It depends on, your age, …

Hezi ArisCan an Annuity Be a Smart Choice in an IRA?
By KEN NUSS

Washington Republicans Must Get Smart or They’ll Lose Again
By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

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The New York Daily News has today, March 27, 2017th published an op-ed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the importance of Republicans to govern in partnership with Democrats in Washington as the agenda shifts from healthcare to tax reform and the federal budget. It reads as follows: “Republicans must get smart or they’ll lose again “Learn the lesson of last …

Hezi ArisWashington Republicans Must Get Smart or They’ll Lose Again
By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

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Jenkins Campaign Continues to Gain Support MOUNT VERNON, NY and YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — Assemblyman Gary Pretlow today endorsed Ken Jenkins in the election for Westchester County Executive. “I have known and worked with Ken for several years, and he is one of the most effective and responsive leaders I have ever worked with,” said Pretlow. The …

Hezi ArisAssemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

Senator George Latimer to Make It Official – He Will Officially Announce His Candidacy for Westchester County Executive
By HEZI ARIS

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Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Lusting to Enter Contest for Mayor of Yonkers The Hezitorial Political Telling YONKERS, NY — March 26, 2017 — “In the know” political insiders have advised the Yonkers Tribune on condition of maintaining their anonymity as they have not been authorized to speak to the press, that Sen. George Latimer will officially announce the launch …

Hezi ArisSenator George Latimer to Make It Official – He Will Officially Announce His Candidacy for Westchester County Executive
By HEZI ARIS

White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher John Bailey, National Political Analyst Michael Edelman, Esq., Mount Vernon Board of Education President Lesly Zamor, and Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Monday, March 27, 2017 @10am DST

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher and Monday Co-host John Bailey shares his perspective with Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris this Monday, March 27, 2017th, and every Monday throughout the year. We focus on the revelation that the White Plains School District’s financial costs have risen to the tune of $7 million while the Yonkers Public School District is …

Hezi ArisWhite Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher John Bailey, National Political Analyst Michael Edelman, Esq., Mount Vernon Board of Education President Lesly Zamor, and Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Monday, March 27, 2017 @10am DST

The Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department Unanimously Exonerates Ray Montero in the Matter of Montero v Police Assn. of the City of Yonkers, Inc.
By HEZI ARIS

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Blue Truth Hezitorial Telling of the Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department Decision and Order – Opening Posting Blue Truth Hezitorial of Background and Analysis Follows the Opening Post on Decision and Order BROOKLYN, NY and YONKERS, NY — March 25, 2017 — Decided on March 22, 2017 The Supreme Court of the …

Hezi ArisThe Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department Unanimously Exonerates Ray Montero in the Matter of Montero v Police Assn. of the City of Yonkers, Inc.
By HEZI ARIS