Hudson Valley Janitors and Allies Rally to Authorize Potential Strike

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Union Cleaners Across Hudson Valley Determined to Win a Fair Contract by December 31, 2019. WHO:      Westchester County Executive George Latimer, Westchester County Board Legislators, Teamsters Local 456 President Louis Picani, 32BJ Assistant to the President Lenore Friedlaender, and hundreds of commercial building cleaners WHAT:     Public vote by 32BJ SEIU commercial building cleaners to authorize a strike …

eHeziHudson Valley Janitors and Allies Rally to Authorize Potential Strike

Engel Helps Pass Historic Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 12, 2019 —   Congressman Eliot L. Engel today voted for and helped pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, H.R. 3, through the House. This landmark legislation delivers on a key Democratic priority of empowering the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices for American families. “Every day, I hear from …

eHeziEngel Helps Pass Historic Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

Governor Andrew M.Cuomo Announces Start of Construction on $39 Million Affordable Housing Development and Community Center in Yonkers

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Dayspring Campus Will Bring 63 Affordable and Supportive Homes and Newly Renovated Community Center to Nodine Hill Neighborhood in Southwest Yonkers ALBANY, NY — December 11, 2019 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the start of construction on Dayspring Campus, a $39 million development with 63 affordable apartments and a newly renovated community center in Southwest Yonkers. Dayspring Commons, …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M.Cuomo Announces Start of Construction on $39 Million Affordable Housing Development and Community Center in Yonkers

The Town of Ossining’s Credit Rating is Upgraded from Aa2 to Aa1 by Moody’s Investors Service

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Ossining Town Supervisor Dana Levenberg Announces Credit Upgrade Following Several Years of Growth, Sizeable Tax Base, Above-Average Wealth Indices and Modest Debt Burden OSSINING, NY — December 10, 2019 — Town of Ossining taxpayers received good news on December 5, 2019 when Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the Town’s credit rating one notch to Aa1. “This affirmation confirms that continuing to …

eHeziThe Town of Ossining’s Credit Rating is Upgraded from Aa2 to Aa1 by Moody’s Investors Service

New York State Is Close to Adopting a NYS Health Care Act That Is Still Being Discussed On the National Level
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER 

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The Feiner Report GREENBURGH, NY — December 10, 2019 — Most residents of New York State, Westchester County, and Greenburgh,  are not aware of the fact that NYS could be close to doing at the state level what lawmakers have been talking about at the national level – the NYS Health Care Act covers everyone while saving money. I was …

eHeziNew York State Is Close to Adopting a NYS Health Care Act That Is Still Being Discussed On the National Level
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER 

Shawyn Patterson-Howard, Mount Vernon Mayor-Elect, Announces Transition Team 

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — December 9, 2019 — After a historic win in November, Mayor-Elect Shawyn Patterson-Howard, the first woman elected mayor in Mount Vernon and first woman of color elected mayor in Westchester County, has gathered a hand-picked team of committed residents and community stakeholders with deep roots in Mount Vernon to lead her transition team. The Transition Team’s …

eHeziShawyn Patterson-Howard, Mount Vernon Mayor-Elect, Announces Transition Team 

New York’s About to Face Some Hard Choices on Health Care
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — December 8, 2019 — The recent hair-pulling about the state budget is old news and something new. It isn’t a budget deficit. That term applies to the current budget and no one is saying that we’re currently running red ink at that level. It is a projected gap next year between currently anticipated revenues and currently …

Richard BrodskyNew York’s About to Face Some Hard Choices on Health Care
By RICHARD BRODSKY

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor; Michael Edelman Esq., Political Analyst; Victoria Gearity, Ossining Mayor; Dr. Frances G. Wills, Briarcliff Manor NY / Putnam Valley NY Superintendent; and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Monday, December 9, 2019 @10am ET

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eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor; Michael Edelman Esq., Political Analyst; Victoria Gearity, Ossining Mayor; Dr. Frances G. Wills, Briarcliff Manor NY / Putnam Valley NY Superintendent; and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Monday, December 9, 2019 @10am ET

Legal Defense Counsel Representing Former Mount Vernon Corporation Counsel Lawrence Porcari Asserts He Had “No Intent To Steal.”
By HEZI ARIS

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The Porcari Hezitorial WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 5, 2019 — Former Mount Vernon Corporation Counsel Lawrence Porcari’s legal counsel, Stephen Lewis, Esq.,engaged in defense of Porcari, informed Westchester County County Court that the $365,000 absconded from the Mount Vernon Board of Water Supply by Porcari was justified. The funds Porcari obtained were used as intentioned to pay for then …

eHeziLegal Defense Counsel Representing Former Mount Vernon Corporation Counsel Lawrence Porcari Asserts He Had “No Intent To Steal.”
By HEZI ARIS

Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Plans to Raise Public Sector Wages in 2020
By HEZI ARIS

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AMMAN, JORDAN and YONKERS, NY — December 5, 2019 — Jordan Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz today occurred that it was pertinent to increase government spending by raising public sector wages. The government’s decision will cover some 700,00 state employees, which also includes army personnel,civilian, and military retirees. This, despite the increase in government spending by which this move will entail. …

eHeziPrime Minister Omar al-Razzaz of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Plans to Raise Public Sector Wages in 2020
By HEZI ARIS