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Legislator Testa, Bipartisan Group of State, County, Local Lawmakers Calling for More Transparency on Review of Oil Barge Anchorage Sites in Hudson

Feds agree to extend period for public comment on controversial plan On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, Board of Legislators (BOL) Minority Leader, Legislator John G. Testa (R) Peekskill stood with a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the state and municipal … Continue reading

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Democrat Leader Delays Important Vote To Set Special Election, Republican Caucus Urges Colleagues to Follow the Law

  At the regular meeting of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) on Monday June, 20, 2016, Democrat Majority Leader Catherine Borgia blocked a vote on the Legislation which would set the date for a special election to fill … Continue reading

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GOP Leaders Stunned by Democrats Vote to Block Affordable Housing

On Monday, June 13, 2016 Democrats on the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted against funding for 10 units of affordable housing  in Mamaroneck.  The ten units represented a significant step toward reaching the 750 units which the county is … Continue reading

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Westchester County Legislators Bring Legal Action Against HUD to Recover $17 Million in Grant Funding

On Monday March 16, 2015 at a Special Meeting of the Board of Legislators legislation was passed that enabled County Attorney Robert Meehan to amend the legal proceedings against the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The vote … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Coalition Passes 2015 Westchester County Budget

5th Year in a row with No Tax Levy Increase. 10-7 vote also prevents layoffs and essential program cuts. On Tuesday December 9th, The Board of Legislators passed a bipartisan coalition budget for 2015 by a vote of 10-7. The 2015 … Continue reading

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Municipal Leaders Applaud Astorino Plan To Provide Direct Funding For Communities “Held Hostage” By HUD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2014 The mayors and county legislators for Peekskill and Port Chester are applauding the new program announced by County Executive Robert P. Astorino last week that will replace the federal community block grants that Department … Continue reading

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Legislator John Testa Announces Re-election Bid for County Seat

On Monday, April 8th Westchester County Legislator John G. Testa announced his intentions to seek re-election for a third term in front of a large crowd at the Winery at St. George in Mohegan Lake. Over 100 supporters were present … Continue reading

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