Monthly Archives: April 2011

Westchester Legislators Propose “Protest Law”

Westchester County Republican Legislators Sheila Marcotte, John G. Testa, Jim Maisano, Gordon Burrows and Bernice Spreckman are proposing legislation that would prevent the disruption of funeral services by protesters.  The primary purpose of the law which Marcotte submitted on April … Continue reading

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Recognizing Earth Day with Visit to Cortlandt Ash Pit Closure Site

As part of this year’s Earth Day awareness I joined William Janeway, the NY State Regional Director for the DEC, for a tour of the Sprout Brook Ash Disposal Facility in Cortlandt. The Westchester County Environmental Facilities Department and Commissioner … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on $6 Million in Shadowy Spending

As part of the budget process last fall the Republican members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators fought to cut back spending and the special “special items” or “pork” monies that the Democratic Supermajority built in to the budget. … Continue reading

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County Democrats Seek to Repeal Voter Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2011                                                                  Westchester County Board of Legislators Republican Caucus Last week, County Legislator John Nonna proposed legislation that would repeal section 209.161 of the Westchester County Charter, which would eliminate the requirement that certain amendments to … Continue reading

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Westchester County Board of Legislators Honors the PHS Girls State Championship Basketball Team

On Monday March 28th, as part of the Annual Women’s History Month Celebration, the Westchester County Board of Legislators honored the Peekskill High School Girls Basketball Team for winning the NY State Class A Championship. The team had a record … Continue reading

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