What You Need to Know
By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

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Updated April 3, 2020 @ 4:15PM For any updates throughout the day, please check: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home. Governor Cuomo will issue an executive order to redistribute ventilators and PPE to hospitals with the greatest need. A new website provides New York’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing data to the public. A new drive-through mobile testing facility will open in Albany next week – the …

TribuneWhat You Need to Know
By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

EMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

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‘Even on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic We are not Treated Equal’ FDNY EMS Respond to Mayors Claim Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay NEW YORK, NY — Three unions representing the more than 4,000 FDNY EMS First Responders issued a statement responding to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s public comment yesterday that “it’s not the time” to …

TribuneEMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Releases Statement on Yonkers Public Schools Funding in New York State’s Budget

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YONKERS, NY –  April 4, 2020 — Yesterday, Mayor Mike Spano said, “Thank you to Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and our entire Westchester state delegation for preserving state aid to Yonkers Public Schools. Foundation Aid was increased by $5.8 million in the Governor’s budget. In addition, a $12 million special appropriation that was initiated by Senator Stewart-Cousins last year …

TribuneYonkers Mayor Mike Spano Releases Statement on Yonkers Public Schools Funding in New York State’s Budget

Open Letter to State Comptroller: New York Municipalities Will Need “Tough Love” in the Absence of Fed Rescue Cash
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

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  MOUNT VERNON, NY — APRIL 3, 2020 — “The state Comptroller’s Office is auditing Mount Vernon, where details of the city’s finances have been murky for at least the past two years and infighting continues…”, stated a LOHUD news story on February 23, 2020. The anticipated deliverable of the audit may follow formatted examples similar to those published on the …

TribuneOpen Letter to State Comptroller: New York Municipalities Will Need “Tough Love” in the Absence of Fed Rescue Cash
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

2020-2021 State Budget Fails New Yorkers
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A Column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) ALBANY, NY — April 3, 2020 —  “We have the power, but do they have the will? It’s time for the Legislature to regain its mojo.” I said those words about three years ago. I was trying to inspire some urgency in my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to do what …

Tribune2020-2021 State Budget Fails New Yorkers
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

Mike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers, Matt Slater, Supervisor of Yorktown, Mimi Rocah, Westchester County District Attorney Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Friday, April 3, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EST

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Listeners are welcome to share their perspective and/or make inquiry when on topic. Call: (347) 205-9201 Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet – http://tobtr.com/s/11702669  Guests and Topics of Discussion are defined herein YONKERS, NY, YORKTOWN, NY, and SCARSDALE, NY — April 3, 2020 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano engages our audience in an update with …

eHeziMike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers, Matt Slater, Supervisor of Yorktown, Mimi Rocah, Westchester County District Attorney Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Friday, April 3, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EST

Mike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers, Matt Slater, Supervisor of Yorktown, Mimi Rocah, Westchester County District Attorney Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Friday, April 3, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EST

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Listeners are welcome to share their perspective and/or make inquiry when on topic. Call: (347) 205-9201 Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet – http://tobtr.com/s/11702669  Guests and Topics of Discussion are defined herein YONKERS, NY, YORKTOWN, NY, and SCARSDALE, NY — April 3, 2020 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano* engages our audience in an update with …

eHeziMike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers, Matt Slater, Supervisor of Yorktown, Mimi Rocah, Westchester County District Attorney Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Friday, April 3, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EST

John and Laurie Wiles Review the 2020 Mercedes 450 GLS SUV, Gabrielle M. Etzel, Editor in Chief of The Unvarnished Blog, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large Discuss President Trump’s Approach to the Coronavirus Pandemic on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, April 2, 2020 @10am EST

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  Access the broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” by way of this hyperlink … http://tobtr.com/s/11702667  Guests and listeners can call 347-205-9201 to make inquiry or share their perspective specific to the subjects discussed by our guests. Topics of discussion are noted herein: GROVE CITY, PA; PINEHURST, NC; and YONKERS, NY — April 2, 2020 — John and Laurie Wiles open …

eHeziJohn and Laurie Wiles Review the 2020 Mercedes 450 GLS SUV, Gabrielle M. Etzel, Editor in Chief of The Unvarnished Blog, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large Discuss President Trump’s Approach to the Coronavirus Pandemic on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, April 2, 2020 @10am EST

Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – April 1, 2020 at 10am EST

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Guests and listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via the following hyperlink …  http://tobtr.com/s/11702663 The broadcast is initiated every Monday to Friday from 10am-12Noon EST. An archive is created by 12:15pm.     Topics of discussion as defined herein: YONKERS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, …

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Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo to Protect Medicaid in FY 2021 Budget, Abandon Proposed $2.5 Billion Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Cut, Accept Emergency Federal Medicaid Funding

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ALBANY, NY- Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh (D-Yonkers-AD90) is urging Governor Cuomo to abandon a proposal in the proposed budget which would cut Medicaid spending by $2.5 billion in the 2021 fiscal year. “Proposing $2.5 billion in cuts to Medicaid, including $400 million to our hospitals who are currently fighting in the national epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic is unconscionable,” said …

Nader SayeghAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo to Protect Medicaid in FY 2021 Budget, Abandon Proposed $2.5 Billion Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Cut, Accept Emergency Federal Medicaid Funding