Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and His Son, Adam Skelos, Convicted Again of Corruption Offenses In Manhattan Federal Court

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Press Release Dated July 17, 2018 NEW YORK, NY — July 24, 2018 — Robert Khuzami, Attorney for the United States, acting under authority conferred by 28 U.S.C. § 515, announced the convictions of former New York State Senate Majority Leader DEAN SKELOS and his son ADAM SKELOS on bribery, extortion, and honest services fraud counts, following a five-week jury trial …

eHeziFormer New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and His Son, Adam Skelos, Convicted Again of Corruption Offenses In Manhattan Federal Court

NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Fulfills Ice Bucket Challenge with Help from Yonkersite Pat Quinn, Co-creator of ALS Fundraising Challenge

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YONKERS, NY – August 22, 2014 – New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins of Yonkers, the Democratic Conference Leader, accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge that Senator Dean Skelos nominated her for. She had help fulfilling the challenge today, August 22nd, from Yonkers-native 31-year-old Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a year ago, and …

eHeziNYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Fulfills Ice Bucket Challenge with Help from Yonkersite Pat Quinn, Co-creator of ALS Fundraising Challenge

BREAKING NEWS: NYS Senate Majority Includes Proposed Legislation to Make the Yonkers Board of Education a Department of City Hall By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — March 13, 2014 — The New York State Senate Majority, under guidance by the Senator Dean Skelos,  Republican, Conservative, Independence Majority Conference Leader, and  Independent Democratic Coalition (IDC) Senator Jeff Klein have included a one sentence resolution that would permit the New York State Legislature to change the present demeanor  of the Yonkers Board of Education from an independent entity …

eHeziBREAKING NEWS: NYS Senate Majority Includes Proposed Legislation to Make the Yonkers Board of Education a Department of City Hall By HEZI ARIS

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Open Letter to Ed Cox By CARL P. PALADINO

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Ed Cox is the New York State Republican Chairman. To reverse the downward spiral of the Republican Party in New York, I asked Rob Astorino and you, to clean up the Republican Party and denounce all Republicans in Name Only (RINOs), before the 2014 Gubernatorial campaign.  In particular, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, must …

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Gov. Cuomo Announces Agreement On The Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act

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ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Coalition Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced an agreement on the Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act, which will establish four destination gaming resorts in Upstate New York and boost tourism and economic development in the region.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Passage of Marriage Equality Act

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced passage of the Marriage Equality Act, granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry under the law, as well as hundreds of rights, benefits, and protections that have been limited to married couples of the opposite sex.

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The Albany Correspondent: Marriage Equality Update By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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Sen. James Alesi, who was a Republican no vote in 2009, is the first yes vote from the Republican conference on same-sex marriage – officially going on the record. Sources close to Gov. Andrew Cuomo state he plans to introduce his same-sex marriage bill “soon” with a copy of the text available June 14, 2011.

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Yonkers Mayor Admonishes State Lawmakers for Selling Out Public School Children to Appease Teachers Union

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Yonkers, NY — The following is an official statement from Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone regarding the FY 2011-12 state budget adopted this week by the New York State Legislature. Specifically, the mayor’s comments concern a $14 million appropriation for the Teacher Resource and Computer Training program, a discretionary fund used by tenured teachers for continuing education classes. There are few …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Admonishes State Lawmakers for Selling Out Public School Children to Appease Teachers Union

Gov. Cuomo Announces On-time Passage of Historic, Transformational 2011-12- New York state Budget

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Image via Wikipedia State budget eliminates $10 billion deficit, includes sweeping reforms and efficiencies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the passage of the 2011-2012 budget that eliminates a $10 billion deficit. The budget includes historic reforms that redesign state government, create efficiencies through consolidation, cap spending increases for education and Medicaid, and transform the future budgeting process.  The approximately …

eHeziGov. Cuomo Announces On-time Passage of Historic, Transformational 2011-12- New York state Budget

Statement from Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Education Budget

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“This budget process, by all accounts, was very difficult to undertake, but it included many encouraging measures which I was pleased to support. Still, I had very serious concerns with the education portion, and the impact that it would have on the school districts of Yonkers, Greenburgh and Mt. Pleasant. Particularly in Yonkers, the school district is struggling from the …

eHeziStatement from Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Education Budget