Three Perspectives on the Impeachment of a President
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — December 23, 2019 — Today’s column is really three separate columns in one, since the law of impeachment and the politics of impeachment are different discussions, and apart from them is a big existential question the country faces. So, let’s proceed. The Law of Impeachment The impeachment case brought by the House of Representatives is legally thinner …

Richard BrodskyThree Perspectives on the Impeachment of a President
By RICHARD BRODSKY

Governor Cuomo Unveils 10TH Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Eliminating the Pink Tax

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Governor Will Advance Legislation to Prohibit Gender-Based Pricing Discrimination for Substantially Similar Goods and Services Builds on Governor’s Commitment to Addressing and Reducing the Gender Wage Gap, Key Component of the Governor’s 2020 Women’s Agenda Cuomo: “Women shouldn’t be nickel and dimed their entire lives because of their gender – it’s discriminatory and repugnant to our values and we’re putting an …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Unveils 10TH Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Eliminating the Pink Tax

Governor Cuomo Unveils 11th Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Legislation to Prevent Sexual Predators from Using Social Media, Dating APPS, and Video Games to Exploit Children

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Proposal Builds on New York’s E-Stop Law to Further Protect Children From Online Predators ALBANY, NY — December 22, 2019 —  Cuomo: “Protecting New York’s children is our top priority and we cannot let technological advances become entryways that allow dangerous online predators to identify and prey on new victims. Our laws must keep pace with the world around us and with this …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Unveils 11th Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Legislation to Prevent Sexual Predators from Using Social Media, Dating APPS, and Video Games to Exploit Children

Denton County, Texas Sheriff Murphree Declares his County “Bill of Rights Protected”
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, ratified on December 15, 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, reads: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Such language has created considerable debate regarding the amendment’s intended scope. Nevertheless, it …

Bob WeirDenton County, Texas Sheriff Murphree Declares his County “Bill of Rights Protected”
By BOB WEIR

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Calls on New York Delegation and Congress to Restore SALT Deductibility

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Today the House of Representatives will vote to restore the state and local tax – or SALT – deduction that President Trump and his Republican allies eliminated in 2017, a provision that costs New Yorkers up to $15 billion per year and penalizes our state for investing in education, health care, infrastructure and more. ALBANY, NY — December 19, 2019 —  …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Calls on New York Delegation and Congress to Restore SALT Deductibility

Planning For and Creating a “Blue Zone”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 17, 2019 — As village government continues to proactively tackle and repair our underground infrastructure, we are also focusing on our above ground community qualities going beyond the traditional landscape and road surfaces to quality-of-life concerns. In that vein, I think Bronxville truly has the possibility of being one of those “Blue Zones”, the locations around …

Mary MarvinPlanning For and Creating a “Blue Zone”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Kay’s Story
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 17, 2019 — An anniversary is typically a happy occasion with fond memories. This week, Kay observes an auspicious anniversary, one which she’s just grateful to be alive to experience, despite the many challenges that befell her in 2010. I suspect that she’d rather not have had the experience to be observing the anniversary to begin …

Jonathan FeldsteinKay’s Story
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

American Democracy is Nothing More than a Market
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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Those pushing for Trump’s impeachment argue that it is essential to preserve the integrity of American democracy. By placing his own interests, i.e. ensuring his reelection, over those of the nation — supposedly delivering aid to Ukraine — he has abused his power. And yet, one wonders if American democracy is really a democracy. The reality that nobody speaks about …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanAmerican Democracy is Nothing More than a Market
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Israel’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 16, 2019 — While perhaps the answer to the question, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” is read from right to left in Hebrew, it still is “practice, practice, practice.”  Affirming that, this April you’ll have the opportunity to see the fruits of intensive practice of 48 young Israeli musicians representing Jerusalem’s Hassadna Youth Wind Orchestra …

Jonathan FeldsteinIsrael’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

GOP Could Use Some Leadership, But Don’t Hold Your Breath
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — December 15, 2019 — Republican State Chairman Nick Langworthy is certainly peppy. He’s quotable and energetic. There’s lots of activity. What’s missing is a message that his party can take to voters. And his slate of candidates is becoming more and more depleted. In recent days, three GOP stalwarts have thrown in the towel, taking the …

eHeziGOP Could Use Some Leadership, But Don’t Hold Your Breath
By RICHARD BRODSKY