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Testa Challenger Nancy Vann Disqualified as Candidate on Working Families Line

PEEKSKILL, NY – On August 3, 2017, the Westchester Board of Elections announced the disqualification of Nancy S. Vann, County Legislator Candidate for District 1, for the Working Families line in this year’s November election. It was determined that 60% … Continue reading

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Statement by Westchester County Legislator John G. Testa Regarding the Coast Guard’s Decision to Suspend the Barge Anchorage Sites Proposal

Statement by Westchester County Legislator John G. Testa Regarding the Coast Guard’s Decision to Suspend the Barge Anchorage Sites Proposal Peekskill, NY (June 28,2017) – “Today’s announcement by the Coast Guard that they are withdrawing the proposal to establish barge anchorage … Continue reading

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Westchester BioTech Center Deal Approved

On April 3, 2017, the Westchester Board of Legislators and County Executive Rob Astorino announced the successful agreement to move forward with plans for the Westchester BioScience and Technology Center on the county-owned property next to the Westchester Medical Center. … Continue reading

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Republican Caucus Proposes Law To Mandate NY State Attorney General’s “Model New York Gun Show Procedures”

The seven Republican County Legislators and one Conservative member of the Westchester County Board of Legislators are proposing that a law be passed as quickly as possible that requires that any gun shows to be held at the Westchester County … Continue reading

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Legislators Pass Bipartisan, Zero-Tax-Increase 2017 Budget

7th Year In A Row Without Tax Levy Increase Increased Public Safety With 6 Westchester County Police Positions Added Infrastructure Initiatives to Increase With 4 Engineers Added to DPW Title XX Subsidized Childcare Gets $1 Million Boost On December 12th, … 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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