Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

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ALBANY, NY and YONKERS, NY — January 24, 2020 — On Tuesday, January 21st, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his proposed FY2021 Executive Budget to the New York State Legislature. In the budget, the Governor proposed an increase of $826 million in total education funding, with an estimated $704 million going towards Foundation Aid. Assemblyman Nader Sayegh pointed out that this …

eHeziAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

EXCLUSIVE: Yonkers Authorized to Create a Bureau of Administrative Adjudication By HEZI ARIS

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ALBANY, NY — June 25, 2012 — The City of Yonkers has been granted the authority to adopt a local law to create a bureau of administrative adjudication for certain codes and ordinance violations. The General Municipal Law was promoted to the New York State Legislature by Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (left)  and Assemblymember Shelley Mayer (right). The legislation was initiated …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE: Yonkers Authorized to Create a Bureau of Administrative Adjudication By HEZI ARIS

Statement from Assemblyman George Latimer Regarding Potential Legislative Pay Raise

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ALBANY, NY – May 16, 2012 –The potential of a pay raise for State Legislators has been rumored in news stories across the State. “Now is not the time to be examining a pay raise for legislators. At a time when many New Yorkers are still struggling to pay their bills, hiking the salaries for legislators would be insensitive. This …

eHeziStatement from Assemblyman George Latimer Regarding Potential Legislative Pay Raise

The Albany Correspondent: Occupying Albany – State Capitol Braces for Onset of Demonstrators By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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ALBANY, NY — Workers for the state Office of General Services (OGS) were out setting up barricades blocking access to a portion of East Capitol Park late Friday, a move a spokeswoman said is being undertaken to keep protesters a safe distance away from a construction site and a massive crane set up near the Capitol’s northeast corner. A host …

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Occupying Albany – State Capitol Braces for Onset of Demonstrators By CARLOS GONZALEZ

The Hezitorial: In the Dead of Night and in the Light of Day By HEZI ARIS

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Legislation demanded to set the City of Yonkers on a “balanced” course to win the validation of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s signature required almost two hours of hurry and wait protocol. The meeting that was called for 4:30 p.m. would not take place until approximately 7:15 p.m., Thursday night, June 23, 2011. At that propitious time, the Yonkers …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: In the Dead of Night and in the Light of Day By HEZI ARIS

Analysis: Yonkers Maintains Its Dramatic Flair Over Crisis By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone and his entourage of underlings where taken by surprise Tuesday morning, May 31, 2011, when they learned of Yonkers City Council President and mayoral candidate Chuck Lesnick’s proposed legislation distributed among the entire city council membership on Thursday, May 26, 2011, in which Mr Lesnick called for the imposition of a Control Board. Tactically outmaneuvered by …

eHeziAnalysis: Yonkers Maintains Its Dramatic Flair Over Crisis By HEZI ARIS

‘Perceptual Purposes Only’ – In Other Words, More Amicone Spin By HEZI ARIS

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While one would suppose the “learning process” would begin before the Yonkers   City Council membership within the City Council’s august chambers, the tone and purpose of this briefing seminar-like experience began in City Hall’s elevator. It was a conversation that took place as the elevator moved from the first floor to the forth floor. Standing in the elevator were Johnathan A. …

eHezi‘Perceptual Purposes Only’ – In Other Words, More Amicone Spin By HEZI ARIS

Council President Lesnick Introduces Resolution to Repeal State Mandates Before Legislature Approves Property Tax Cap

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Lesnick Calls for State to Make Fiscal Changes to Prevent City Layoffs and Service Cuts  Yonkers, NY, March 2, 2011 — Returning to Yonkers from the NYS Assembly Hearings on the proposed Property Tax Cap, Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick yesterday introduced a resolution before the City Council that would have the State of New York repeal its mandates …

eHeziCouncil President Lesnick Introduces Resolution to Repeal State Mandates Before Legislature Approves Property Tax Cap

The Hezitorial: Resurrection in Yonkers By Hezi Aris

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The Grim Reaper’s name was invoked. He was to be welcomed to Yonkers in the most audacious and auspicious manner. He was beseeched to enter the City of Hills on November 2, 2010, Election Day. The demise of incumbent Assemblyman Mike Spano was extolled to all who would listen. The litany of verbal assertions spoke of the impending death of …

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Senator Emeritus Goodman Proposes Bi-Partisan Commission to Resolve Senate Conflict

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New York, NY — Senator Emeritus Roy M. Goodman today proposed the creation of a bi-partisan commission to resolve the dispute about the structure of the New York State Senate, which observers believe will not be worked out by the contesting parties within the Senate.

eHeziSenator Emeritus Goodman Proposes Bi-Partisan Commission to Resolve Senate Conflict