Read The Westchester Guardian – September 27, 2012 Edition

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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins: Senate Approves Shared Services Legislation

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Measure Will Assist Municipalities with Lowering Costs to Taxpayers ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 31, 2012 — State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/I/WF – 35th District) announced that the Senate unanimously approved Senate bill 5525-B, which will allow localities to contract for goods and services with the State, federal government, and other municipalities. The bill is designed to lower costs and in …

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Senator Stewart-Cousins Seeks Input on Budget

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  ALBANY, NY — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/I/WF – 35th District) is asking New Yorkers to weigh in on Governor Cuomo's 2012 Budget Proposal. For the second year in a row, she has launched a section on her website that allows constituents to send comments, questions or concerns directly to her email address. The Senator says public input is especially …

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The Albany Correspondent: Oppenheimer Will Not Seek Re-election By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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ALBANY, NY – January 12, 2012 — I had an interview with State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) during the end of the legislative session last year.  Something didn't seem right with the senator especially when I had questioned her on her real interest in running again for the seat.   After discussions with the editorial team of The Westchester Guardian, …

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Oppenheimer Will Not Seek Re-election By CARLOS GONZALEZ

The Albany Correspondent: Overhaul Tax Code Deal Close By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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ALBANY, NY — December 6, 2011 – The legislature is moving swiftly to clear up a looming budget shortfall.   "They're taking up a deal on tax reform and other pressing issues," a source just said. The overhaul of the state’s tax code will likely see five different brackets that will generate $1.9 billion in revenue for New York.

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Overhaul Tax Code Deal Close By CARLOS GONZALEZ

Klein to Co-Chair Task Force on Government Efficiency


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Lawmaker Tapped to Head Renewed, Bipartisan Effort to Identify Savings,
Eliminate Wasteful Spending, Streamline Bureaucracy ALBANY, NY — Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/Westchester), has been selected to lead renewed efforts to uncover waste, inefficiency and mismanagement throughout state government as a co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency, it was announced today. Senator Klein headed the Task Force …

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Klein Praises EPA Decision to Drop Costly & Unnecessary Reservoir Project

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ALBANY, NY — Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx-Westchester), hailed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision to drop its mandate that a $1.6 billion cement dome be constructed over the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers. In dropping the mandate for the domes, the EPA said the situation is now under review.  Senator Klein hass opposed this rate-payer funded project, which, in …

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Letter to the Editor By IVY REEVES

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I’m finding it extremely interesting and eye opening as a person running for public office for the first time. I can now truly understand why many good people refuse or are hesitate to put their hat into the political arena. The mean spiritedness and evil that exudes from some candidates and the people assisting them are sadly amazing and pathetic. …

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Governor Cuomo to Kick-Off Statewide ‘People First’ Campaign in Syracuse

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  Governor Cuomo's statewide tour will build support for legislative priorities including property tax cap, ethics reform and marriage equality Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will kick-off his statewide "People First" campaign tomorrow at Noon at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. 

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