Why Evelyn Farkas is the Best Bet to Replace Nita Lowey in Congress
By ROB ABBOT

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CROTON-On-HUDSON, NY — May 24, 2020 — Eight candidates have qualified for the ballot in the June 23 Democratic primary election to fill the seat of retiring Congresswoman Nita Lowey in New York’s 17th Congressional District, which includes Rockland County and parts of a dozen towns in northern Westchester. The frontrunner is State Senator David Carlucci who has represented Rockland …

TribuneWhy Evelyn Farkas is the Best Bet to Replace Nita Lowey in Congress
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David Carlucci: Most Effective New York State Senator?
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CROTON-On-HUDSON, NY — April 13, 2020 — State Senator David Carlucci spent ten years in the State Senate as a member of the Independent Democratic Conference, a group of a half dozen turncoat Democrats who voted with their Republican colleagues to keep the GOP in control of the Senate for a decade. Now, as a candidate for the U.S. Congress …

TribuneDavid Carlucci: Most Effective New York State Senator?
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Rye Town Democrats Vote to Approve Evelyn Farkas

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The second vote of approval in a week from a town Democratic committee demonstrates accelerating local support for Farkas  ELMSFORD, NY — February 27, 2020 — Today, Evelyn Farkas, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Obama, announced that the Rye Town Democratic Committee voted to approve her candidacy. The …

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Eudson Tyson Francois is Running to Be the African Haitian American State Senator in District 38

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SPRING VALLEY, NY – February 26, 2020 — Spring Valley Trustee Eudson Tyson Francois formally announced on Sunday, February 23, 2020, that he is running for the New York State Senate 38th District seat, being vacated by Senator David Carlucci which includes the Town of Ossining and the villages of Briarcliff Manor and Ossining “We need a leader who can transition …

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Farkas Is Best Fit for Congress in New York’s 17th District
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Dear Westchester Tribune / Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Aris February 11, 2020 — Democratic Party voters in the 17th Congressional District of New York face an important decision in the June 23 primary election: Who will fill the seat being vacated by retiring Congresswoman Nita Lowey? Lowey has served with distinction in the U.S. House of Representatives for thirty years. She is …

TribuneFarkas Is Best Fit for Congress in New York’s 17th District
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Letter to the Editor Regarding the Congressional Race to Represent NY17
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Dear Westchester Tribune / Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris, January 24, 2020 — Yonkers Times’  Editor Dan Murphy’s report on the contest to succeed retiring Congresswoman Nita Lowey [“Parker and Buchwald leading Dems to replace Lowey,” January 9th] failed to take note of the elephant in the room. That elephant is named David Carlucci, an incumbent State Senator who collaborated with …

TribuneLetter to the Editor Regarding the Congressional Race to Represent NY17
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Lowey Announces $9.3+ Million in Federal Energy Efficiency Funds for Westchester and Rockland

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Washington, DC —  Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) announced that Westchester and Rockland Counties and local municipalities will receive more than $9.3 million in federal funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to undertake projects that reduce energy use and emissions and to improve energy efficiency.

eHeziLowey Announces $9.3+ Million in Federal Energy Efficiency Funds for Westchester and Rockland