Murtagh to Announce Reform Candidacy for Yonkers Mayor Wednesday

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers City Council Minority Leader John Murtagh (R) will announce his reform candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers on Wednesday, May 18th,  at 7:00 p.m., at the Olde Stone Mill, situated at Two Scarsdale Road, in Yonkers. 

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Astorino Signs Term Limits Law Proposed by Westchester County Board of Legislators

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Law Limits County Executive and Legislators to 12 Years in Office  White Plains, NY — County Executive Robert P. Astorino has signed a law initiated by the Westchester County Board of Legislators (WCBoL)  that limits the county executive to three, four-year terms and legislators to six, two-year terms. “The ballot box still remains the best way to express the will of …

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New York Civic: Back to the Future 2021 BY Henry J. Stern

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Two Editorials Assail Charter Commission Over 11-Year Delay on Term Limit End August 30, 2010 Once again, we take pen in hand (figuratively) to criticize the actions and inactions of the Charter Revision Commission. We do that not because there is overwhelming public interest in the subject at this time, but because there is an issue of trust and credibility …

eHeziNew York Civic: Back to the Future 2021 BY Henry J. Stern

New York Civic: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied BY Henry J. Stern

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Commission Delays Two-Term Limit for City Officials Until A.D. 2021, However the Public Votes this Year August 24, 2010 The Charter Revision Commission appointed by Mayor Bloomberg voted last night to postpone by eleven years the effective date when a two-term limit would take effect, even if the voters approve it in referendum this fall.

eHeziNew York Civic: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied BY Henry J. Stern

New York Civic: Two Terms Good, Three Terms Bad BY Henry J. Stern

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Charter Commission Weighs Permission for Incumbents to Run for an Extra Term, Ignoring Public Referenda August 20, 2010 The Charter Revision Commission will meet Monday evening to decide what amendments to the City Charter will be placed on the ballot in November. The Commission's recommendations are generally beneficial and should not arouse much public controversy, except from diehards who want …

eHeziNew York Civic: Two Terms Good, Three Terms Bad BY Henry J. Stern

New York Civic: Eleven Years-a-Waiting BY Henry J. Stern

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Public to Vote in 2010 on Term Limits, But Under Current Commission Plan, They Will Not Take Effect Until 2021 August 17, 2010 NOTE: New York Civic is now looking for fall interns. You will learn a great deal about New York City and State government, and meet interesting people. In past years, many students and post-grads have enjoyed the …

eHeziNew York Civic: Eleven Years-a-Waiting BY Henry J. Stern