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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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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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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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BOL Coalition Announces Hiring of Three County Police Officers

Westchester County Board of Legislators Minority Leader John G. Testa Statement on Hiring of Three County Police Officers One of the reasons the entire GOP Caucus voted to pass the 2016 budget was because it added back three County Police … 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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Bipartisan Coalition Passes 0% Tax Increase Budget for 2016

Essential Social Services; Positions to Planning, Parks and Public Safety Restored 7 Democrats Vote No on Budget, Offer No Alternative Plan On Monday, December 14, 2016 a bi-partisan coalition of 10 legislators came together to pass a 2016 budget for … Continue reading

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