Statement from Mayor Patterson-Howard on State Comptroller Budget Review

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 19, 2021 — On  behalf  of  the  City  of  Mount  Vernon,  I’d  like  to  thank  the New  York  State  Comptroller’s  office  for  its  continued  efforts  to  improve  the  policies  and  processes  of our  city’s  finance  system.  The  State  Comptroller’s  review  of  our  budget  confirms  the  challenging conditions  under  which  we  were  forced  to  create  this  …

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Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and Assemblyman Mike Lawler Host Press Conference Advocating for Passage of “Paula’s Law”

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Joined by Paula’s Mother Lois Bohovesky, “Joan’s Law” Advocate Rosemarie D’Allessandro, Orangetown Supervisor Teresa Kenny, Former County Legislator John Murphy, County Legislator Jim Foley, and Orangetown Board Members Paul Valentine, Tom Diviny, and Jerry Bottari PEARL RIVER, NY — April 19, 2021 — Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick (NYS-SD-38), and Assemblyman Mike Lawler (NYS-AD-97) hosted a press conference at the Pearl River Library …

eHeziSenator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and Assemblyman Mike Lawler Host Press Conference Advocating for Passage of “Paula’s Law”

The ‘Friends and Family’ Network Extends a $70,000 Annual Helping Hand to the ‘Forlorn and Abandoned’ Former Yonkers City Court Judge Tom Daly
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The ‘Friends and Family’ Hezitorial PREAMBLE: Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader and Yonkers Democratic City Council Majority Leader Corazon Pineda-Isaac were not in attendance to at minimum veto the “welfare check” to benefit the financially bereft former Judge Daly. Which begs the question, “who speaks for fiscal responsibility representative of the the public’s interest?” It is after all they …

eHeziThe ‘Friends and Family’ Network Extends a $70,000 Annual Helping Hand to the ‘Forlorn and Abandoned’ Former Yonkers City Court Judge Tom Daly
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Westchester County Clerk Candidate Shanae Williams Condemns Political Pay Raises for Incumbent County Clerk

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YONKERS, NY – April 18, 2021 — Yonkers City Councilwoman and Westchester County Clerk candidate Shanae Williams today condemned recent moves by the Westchester County Legislature to vote an increase to County Clerk Tim Idoni’s salary by $42,000 per year. County Legislators voted themselves and other county officials substantial pay increases in December of 2019 while simultaneously raising the county sales tax by …

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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Proposes FY 2021-2022 Executive Budget

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Budget Contains ZERO Percent Increase in Property Tax Levy; Maintains City Services and Positions & Provides Largest Contribution to Yonkers Public Schools YONKERS, NY – April 15, 2021 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today released his Fiscal Year 2022 Executive Budget proposal, which contains a zero percent increase in the property tax levy, contains no reductions in City services and, …

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Collins-Bellamy Blasts Mike Khader for Using a Taxpayer Funded Employee to Perform Personal Political Errands

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YONKERS, NY — April 13, 2021 —  Yonkers City Council President candidate Lakisha Collins-Bellamy blasted incumbent Council President Michael Khader yesterday for using a taxpayer-funded employee to prepare court papers trying to knock Collins-Bellamy off of the ballot. “This reeks of corruption,” said Collins-Bellamy, “This is the kind of insider dealing that people are truly sick and tired of.” At …

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Yonkers, the Most Safe City of Its Size in America Has Fallen Into Seventh Position Within Two Years Under Police Commissioner John Mueller
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The Hezitorial That Questions the Professional Capacity and Aptitude of Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller The Blue Truth YONKERS, NY — April 11, 2021 — Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner retired about two years ago, bequeathing his eventual successor, John Mueller, the enviable accolade of having the City of Yonkers designated the safest city of like size in America. Alas …

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Senate Majority to Pass Legislation Repealing Immunity Protections and Further Improving Transparency at Nursing Homes

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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Passes 2021-22 New York State Budget Building a stronger and more equitable New York ALBANY, NY — April 10, 2021 — The Senate Majority passed the 2021-2022 State Budget that makes historic investments in education, the environment, and economic recovery four days ago. The enacted State Budget delivers tax breaks for working and middle-class New …

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Yonkers City Council Meeting Agenda For April 13, 2021 @ 10am EST

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YONKERS, NY — April 9, 2021 — The Yonkers City Council Meeting Agenda for April 13, 2021 is defined via the hyperlink highlighted in light blue below as a PDF file … 04-13-2021 Agenda.PDF On behalf of Majority Leader Corazon Pineda-Isaac, please be advised that a Legislation & Codes Committee Meeting has been scheduled ‎for Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at …

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Bronxville Mayor’s Column – Week of April 6, 2021
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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 6, 2021 — After more than 50 years since the first efforts to legalize marijuana in New York State, the Governor signed a bill so doing last Wednesday.  The document comprises 128 pages and 7000 lines of explanation.  The vote was essentially along party lines and a key provision has made it legal for a person …

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