Greenburgh to Expand Responsibilities of Police Advisory Panel to Authorize Independent Reviews of Police Misconduct
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner

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GREENBURGH, NY — October 17, 2017, 2021 — Greenburgh Police Chief Chris McNerney spoke with me earlier today to renew his support for legislation to expand the authority of the Greenburgh Police Community Advisory Commission. If the Chief’s recommendations are approved by the Town Board the Commission, now 30 years old, would be given added responsibilities to  review allegations of police …

Paul FeinerGreenburgh to Expand Responsibilities of Police Advisory Panel to Authorize Independent Reviews of Police Misconduct
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner

Marist New York State Poll: Governor Hochul Approval, October 2021

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Governor Kathy Hochul: So Far New Yorkers Approve, But No Guarantees for 2022 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — October 12, 2021 — Fifty days after being sworn in, New York Governor Kathy Hochul enjoys positive support from state residents. More than half rate her favorably (55%), her approval rating is +18 percentage points (49% – 31%), and 56% say she is a “good leader” for the state. In contrast, the numbers are not encouraging …

TribuneMarist New York State Poll: Governor Hochul Approval, October 2021

You Can Run BUT You Can’t Hide
By Fred Polvere

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YONKERS, NY — October 7, 2021 — Ron Matten is running for Yonkers City Council President. When asked why he was running, he said he wanted “to be a check” on Mayor Mike Spano. Typical of everything Matten says, there is no there, there. You see, when Spano took time off from running an employment agency for family and friends, …

Fred PolvereYou Can Run BUT You Can’t Hide
By Fred Polvere

Justices Will Consider Whether Details on Post-9/11 CIA Black Sites are State Secrets
By Amy Howe

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 7, 2021 — It has been just over 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks killed nearly 3,000 people in the worst terrorist attack in modern history. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in yet another legal battle arising from the government’s response to the attacks – specifically, the government’s efforts to block …

TribuneJustices Will Consider Whether Details on Post-9/11 CIA Black Sites are State Secrets
By Amy Howe

NYS Governor Kathleen Hochul: “Strong Enough to Speak Her Mind; Tough Enough to Get It Done!”

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  October 7, 2021 — David Alpert, New York State Democratic Committee Vice Chairman, former NYS Democratic Committee Treasurer, and past Westchester County Democratic Committee Chair has endorsed Governor Kathleen Hochul for re-election to New York State Governor. Without any equivocation Mr. Alpert said, Gov. Hochul is a “Class act with brains”! On August 11, 2021, then Lt. Governor Kathleen …

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Everything Hangs In Balance, But Economy Is Wild Card
By Robert Reich

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October 6, 2021 — I’m no soothsayer, but I can make a few confident predictions about the week ahead. Funding for government spending is secure for now, at least through early December — at which time Congress will pass another continuing resolution. (Remember: neither party wants to be seen as being responsible for a government shutdown.) But expect more fear-mongering …

TribuneEverything Hangs In Balance, But Economy Is Wild Card
By Robert Reich

Contrary to Their Rhetoric, Progressives are No Friends of Democracy
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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NEWARK, NJ — October 6, 2021 — By design the American political system is supposed to be incremental, thus ensuring that individual rights are protected by default. Progressive Democrats who insist on passing their $3.5 trillion budget with no compromise, not only seek to “transform” the country economically and socially, but to blow up the constitutional system of separation of …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanContrary to Their Rhetoric, Progressives are No Friends of Democracy
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

“The Constitution Today” with WMU-Cooley Law Prof. Brendan T. Beery and Fellow Law Prof. Jeff Swartz Open the Weekly Podcast with Respect to “What They Really Think” this Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 10-11am EST

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TAMPA, FL and YONKERS, NY — October 5, 2021 — WMU-Cooley Law Prof. Brendan T. Beery and Fellow Law Prof. Jeff Swartz open the Tuesday morning podcast with “What They Really Think” and thereafter delve into “The Constitution Today”. From 10-11am EST.

Tribune“The Constitution Today” with WMU-Cooley Law Prof. Brendan T. Beery and Fellow Law Prof. Jeff Swartz Open the Weekly Podcast with Respect to “What They Really Think” this Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 10-11am EST

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst / Pundit, Ron Matten, Yonkers City Council President Republican Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Monday, October 4, 2021 Podcast

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Podcast of Westchester On the Level.  Subjects to be discussed are defined herein. PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL, WHITE PLAINS, NY, and YONKERS, NY — October 4, 2021 — We open today’s podcast with John Bailey, Publisher/Editor of the White Plains CitizeNetReporter from 9:55am to 10:25am discussing the following issues: A successful police program employed by The Domestic Violence High Risk …

eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst / Pundit, Ron Matten, Yonkers City Council President Republican Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Monday, October 4, 2021 Podcast

Senator Manchin Wins the Profile in Courage Award
By Bob Weir

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — October 3, 2021 — President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and their ruthless gang of leftwing acolytes have refused to compromise one iota on their $3.5 Ttrillion, so-called “Infrastructure” bill. Evidently, they feel as if the 2020 election was a mandate, notwithstanding the fact that it resulted in a 50-50 tie in the Senate and only a very small …

Bob WeirSenator Manchin Wins the Profile in Courage Award
By Bob Weir