The New State Legislative Session Has Begun
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — January 9, 2019 — Now that the new State Legislative session has begun, there was a flurry of bill signing, vetoing or pocket vetoing at year’s end The following is a final compilation of additions to New York State Laws signed by the Governor since my last column that could directly affect the Village. Brownfield Opportunity Area …

Mary MarvinThe New State Legislative Session Has Begun
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Senator Stewart-Cousins’ Advocacy for Budget Relief for Yonkers School District Passes Senate

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Allows Financing of Teacher Pension Costs; Yonkers will Save $4.9 million ALBANY, NY —  The New York State Senate passed legislation (S. 4067-A) yesterday that would allow school districts throughout New York to finance their teacher pension costs, a process called "amortization". Under current law, school districts must pay contributions to the New York State Teacher Retirement System in one …

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EXCLUSIVE: Guaranteeing Employment for the Benefit of the Friends and Family Network By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers is saddled with the largest deficit in history. Hundreds of people are slated to lose their employment, pupils will suffer a less conducive environment within which to learn, and looming tax increases diminish our ability to function as we wonder how to we will make do. There is however respite for some. The caveat is to be recognized as part …

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Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Responds to Ongoing Budget Negotiations

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Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing city budget negotiations, specifically the city's proposal to establish a City of Yonkers Transitional Financing Authority (TFA) that would free up $20 million to save school programs and jobs. The TFA requires the approval of the State Comptroller and the State Legislature.

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