Westchester Herald – Volume 4 * Number 164 – November 23, 2009

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eHeziWestchester Herald – Volume 4 * Number 164 – November 23, 2009

Murtagh Criticizes Spano for Fear Mongering and Empty Gestures

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Yonkers, NY — Yonkers City Councilman John Murtagh (R-5) (pictured) today criticized as “dangerous grandstanding” a letter (copy attached) sent by Assemblyman Michael Spano to Assembly Majority Leader Sheldon Silver which describes Yonkers as facing a “dramatic increase in violent crime”, “shootings”, “rape” and “robbery”. The letter, dated October 7, seeks $200,000-$300,000 in unspecified state funding in order to “control …

eHeziMurtagh Criticizes Spano for Fear Mongering and Empty Gestures

Assembly Update by Mike Spano

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New York State Assemblyman – 93rd A.D. As a parent of three, I know how important it is to be aware of people who may harm your children.  That is why I am happy to share the news that a bill, which I fought hard for, was signed into law that  will allow residents to receive automatic e-mail notifications about …

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Assemblyman Spano: Yonkers Household Recycling Day is Sept. 12th

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Yonkers, NY — Assemblyman Mike Spano (D/C/WF-Yonkers) is reminding Yonkers residents that Household Recycling Day will take place on September 12 at the County Recycling Center on Stew Leonard Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents may drop off household waste that cannot be set out for curbside collection or recycling. The event is free-of-charge.  

eHeziAssemblyman Spano: Yonkers Household Recycling Day is Sept. 12th

Assemblyman Spano Calls for Toughest Drunk Driving Penalties in the Nation

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Yonkers, NY — Assemblyman Mike Spano (D-C-WF-Yonkers) is joining Governor Paterson in calling for tougher penalties against drunk drivers in New York State. Since 2007, Spano, who has been a long proponent of stricter drunk driving penalties, has pushed for the “Johnny Lopez law,” which he authored, to allow prosecutors to charge drunk drivers who kill with murder in the …

eHeziAssemblyman Spano Calls for Toughest Drunk Driving Penalties in the Nation

Westchester County Sponsors Food Drive

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Yonkers, NY — On Wednesday, August 19, and Thursday, August 20, the Westchester County government is hosting at two-day food drive to help fight hunger.  The donated items will be distributed through 181 local organizations, like soup kitchens, shelters and food pantries by the Food Bank of Westchester.

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Assemblyman Spano Reminds Public of $9.9 Billion in Unclaimed Funds

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Yonkers, NY — Assemblyman Mike Spano (D/C/WF-Yonkers) is reminding New Yorkers that the state may be holding some of their unclaimed money. There are $9.9 billion in unclaimed funds that are available for retrieval at no expense through the state Comptroller’s Office.

eHeziAssemblyman Spano Reminds Public of $9.9 Billion in Unclaimed Funds

State Legislature Approves Legislation Sponsored by Sen. Stewart-Cousins and Assemblyman Spano

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Albany, NY — State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District) and Assemblyman Mike Spano (D/C/WF – Yonkers) announced today that legislation they sponsored together was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate and Assembly.  Senate bill 4392A/Assembly bill 5493A will resolve the ongoing parking problem for residents in East Yonkers by establishing a residential parking permit system near the Yonkers Raceway …

eHeziState Legislature Approves Legislation Sponsored by Sen. Stewart-Cousins and Assemblyman Spano