What Workers Really Need in this Economic Crisis is Liquidity
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — April 6, 2020 — Any law passed by Congress, even with the noblest intentions is fraught with politics. Every member of Congress attempts to fold his or her pet project into a bill, even if it has nothing to do with it. The CARE Act, i.e. the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill is no different. We have funding …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanWhat Workers Really Need in this Economic Crisis is Liquidity
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Operations and Virtual Court Proceedings Update During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 6, 2020 —“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge every government system but we are finding ways to rise to those challenges in our continuing efforts to keep Westchester safe. The criminal justice system was not designed for an atmosphere in which people, including defendants, judges, witnesses, victims, court officers, juries and the public, are not …

TribuneOperations and Virtual Court Proceedings Update During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.

SMART ASSET: New York Coronavirus Relief Programs
By BEN GEIER, CEPF®

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NEW YORK, NY — April 6, 2020 — The State of New York — especially New York City — is one of the epicenters for the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S.. More than 1,000 people have died of the virus in the Empire State, and infections are reaching such a rate that New York City has built a makeshift hospital …

TribuneSMART ASSET: New York Coronavirus Relief Programs
By BEN GEIER, CEPF®

Confronting the Anti-Semitism of Rick Wiles
By MICHAEL L. BROWN and JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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ISRAEL — April 6, 2020 — In the midst of the global Coronavirus pandemic, as we all pray and guard our behaviors in order to ensure the health and safety of ourselves and of our neighbors to prevent its spreading, noted anti-Semitic “Christian pastor” and “broadcaster” Rick Wiles has proven that while there will be a cure for Coronavirus, there is …

Jonathan FeldsteinConfronting the Anti-Semitism of Rick Wiles
By MICHAEL L. BROWN and JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Daniel Pearl’s Kidnapper Goes Free
By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — April 4, 2020 — A Pakistani appeals court reopened ancient but still-painful wounds yesterday when it reversed the convictions of four men in the 2002 kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. The two-judge panel of the Sindh High Court in Karachi said it would free Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, a Briton with a …

TribuneDaniel Pearl’s Kidnapper Goes Free
By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

Civil Rights Group Tells National Guard Cuomo Order Violates 5th, 14th Amendments

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Cuomo’s state-mandated kleptomania of health care supplies amounts to COVID-19 induced euthanasia of upstate residents READ THE 2ANYS LETTER The letter communicates dire concern regarding a public comment made by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, April 3, 2020 in which he stated: “I’m going to sign an executive order that says the state can take ventilators and PPE from institutions …

TribuneCivil Rights Group Tells National Guard Cuomo Order Violates 5th, 14th Amendments

What You Need to Know
By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

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Updated April 3, 2020 @ 4:15PM For any updates throughout the day, please check: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home. Governor Cuomo will issue an executive order to redistribute ventilators and PPE to hospitals with the greatest need. A new website provides New York’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing data to the public. A new drive-through mobile testing facility will open in Albany next week – the …

TribuneWhat You Need to Know
By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

EMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

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‘Even on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic We are not Treated Equal’ FDNY EMS Respond to Mayors Claim Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay NEW YORK, NY — Three unions representing the more than 4,000 FDNY EMS First Responders issued a statement responding to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s public comment yesterday that “it’s not the time” to …

TribuneEMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Encourages City of Yonkers to Issue a Moratorium Suspending On-Street Meter Parking Enforcement for Duration of COVID-19 Outbreak, and Retroactively Dismiss Parking Violations

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YONKERS, NY — April 3, 2020 – Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh (D-Yonkers) is encouraging the City of Yonkers and the Yonkers Parking Authority to suspend on-street meter parking enforcement for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak. “The City of Yonkers already makes accommodations for residents who have to park their vehicles overnight under the presumption that they’re home,” said Assemblyman …

eHeziAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Encourages City of Yonkers to Issue a Moratorium Suspending On-Street Meter Parking Enforcement for Duration of COVID-19 Outbreak, and Retroactively Dismiss Parking Violations

Fink Calls Petition Challenges Frivolous and Potentially Dangerous

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PELHAM, NY — April 3, 2020 – Chris Fink, Democratic Congressional Candidate in the June 23rd  Democratic Primary for NY’s 16th  Congressional District, is calling the petition challenges to his and his rivals’ petitions frivolous as well as dangerous to the government workers who have to review the bogus and irresponsible claims.  Andom Ghebreghiorgis’ campaign filed objections to Chris Fink’s …

TribuneFink Calls Petition Challenges Frivolous and Potentially Dangerous