Yonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

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Settlement is Distasteful but the Right Financial Decision for the Taxpayers Speaking on behalf of the Republican Caucus of the Yonkers’ City Council, Minority Leader John Murtagh said tonight that the Caucus would be voting in favor of the settlement of the lawsuit brought against the City and Mayor Amicone and by “readers” of The Westchester Guardian, a local tabloid.

eHeziYonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

Murtagh Holds Morning News Conference Over Billboard Theft

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 Billboard as it was yesterday, Monday, November 7, 2011. Yonkers Republican mayoral candidate John Murtagh this morning said, "You can't steal enough signs to steal an election." He stood before the site of his former billboard on Tuckahoe Road, one block west of the Sprain Brook Parkway. "This is the kind of thuggery we've repeatedly faced in this campaign," said …

eHeziMurtagh Holds Morning News Conference Over Billboard Theft

Open Letter Responding to the Journal News Editor’s Recommendation for Mayor of Yonkers By CARLO J. CALVI

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Dear Editors, Thanks for the interview.  Your endorsement should be mine since I best fit your reasons for endorsement. John Murtagh is the opposite. A true Independent, I have  political history of “no strings attached”, an annoyance to the machines backing Murtagh or Spano. Murtagh, a prior member of the Spano machine, supported Spano for Mayor eight years ago and …

eHeziOpen Letter Responding to the Journal News Editor’s Recommendation for Mayor of Yonkers By CARLO J. CALVI

Veterans Endorse Mike Spano for Mayor

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A coalition of veterans, including John Murtagh’s former law partner, today appeared with Assemblyman Mike Spano to endorse his candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers. Joe Procelli headed the group. He is the commander of the Empire Post Veterans of Foreign Wars 375. “Joining him was former Naval Officer Bob Lunney. Mr Murtagh’s former law partner, who, it is alleged in …

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Spano Blasts Murtagh on “Give Me The Money” Philosophy of Government

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Releases Record of Murtagh Contributions from Unions and Others He Now Criticizes Assemblyman Mike Spano released a list of contributions that Councilman John Murtagh solicited and accepted from labor unions – groups that Murtagh has now begun to criticize since they have cut off funds to him. “This is hypocrisy of the worst sort,” said Spano, “If you give John Murtagh …

eHeziSpano Blasts Murtagh on “Give Me The Money” Philosophy of Government

Murtagh Argues Issue is Spano & Unions vs. Murtagh & Taxpayers

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Murtagh Asserts Spano Takes Tens of Thousands from Municipal Unions and Unions with Organized Crime Ties   “The latest campaign financial filings from Mike Spano are proof that the choice for Yonkers’ next Mayor could not be clearer,” suggests John Murtagh, Republican candidate and designee for Mayor of Yonkers “This race is between Mike Spano and his Union bosses and John Murtagh …

eHeziMurtagh Argues Issue is Spano & Unions vs. Murtagh & Taxpayers

Murtagh Calls for Immediate 
Hiring Freeze on Spanos

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Mayoral candidate John Murtagh responded, tongue-firmly-in-cheek, to opponent Mike Spano's call for a citywide hiring freeze, saying "Let's start the hiring freeze retroactively, with members of the Spano family. That would free up plenty of government jobs right there." Murtagh noted, “past and present Spanos on the public payroll include Mike Spano's father Lenny, brother Nick, brother Johnny, brother Lenny, …

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Hiring Freeze on Spanos

Carlo Calvi Responds to Moody’s Investor Service Downgrade of Yonkers Bond Rating

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This bond downgrade is a serious sign of the brink of financial disaster at which the City stands. “I told you so”, as far back as 1998, when as a City Council Member, I warned of excessive and unnecessary borrowing, excessive spending in city departments, waste in both city and education budgets and  lavish union contracts along with grossly exaggerated …

eHeziCarlo Calvi Responds to Moody’s Investor Service Downgrade of Yonkers Bond Rating

Murtagh Opens Campaign HQ

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YONKERS, NY – Democrats, Republicans, Conservatives and Independents from across Yonkers traveled to John Murtagh’s (pictured left) new Campaign Headquarters Saturday morning, as he kicked off the fall campaign to become the city’s next Mayor The standing-room-only crowd spilled out on the street at 649 McLean Avenue, as Murtagh told supporters, “This city belongs to the people, not the politicians,” adding, …

eHeziMurtagh Opens Campaign HQ