Governor Cuomo has signed into law election reforms that will make it easier for New Yorkers to vote and be counted in November.
The three-part package includes a new measure which allows absentee ballot applications to be submitted to the Board of Elections immediately.
A second measure gives voters the right to request an absentee ballot due to risk of illness to themselves or others, meaning that concern about contracting COVID-19 is now a valid reason for requesting an
MOUNT VERNON, NY - On the night that the national Democratic Party sent the Biden-Harris ticket out to take on Trump and his bigotry, Mount Vernon Democrats nominated 27-year-old Tyrae Woodson-Samuels as the next Westchester County Legislator, signaling a strong investment in the next generation of Democratic leadership.
“I want to thank the Mount Vernon Democratic Party and my fellow district leaders for their unanimous support. I’m deeply honored to accept this nomination
To address the food security issue in Westchester, Stop & Shop will be donating and distributing 5,000 pounds of fresh, local produce to those in need in the Westchester area at Mt. Kisco Elementary School, 47 W Hyatt Avenue, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549, on Thursday August 27th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Feeding Westchester will also be providing produce, bringing the total to 10,000 pounds of produce expected to be distributed to between 500 and 700 families. Local Stop & Shop store
For the 17th straight day, the statewide infection rate is under 1 percent, and our positivity rate hit a record low with 0.66% of yesterday’s COVID-19 tests returning as positive. We continue trending in the right direction but we do so only because we remain alert for any signs that can hamper that progress.
In Western New York, the infection rate has been above 1 percent for six days. The increase is driven in part by clusters at a steel plant in Erie County and at a fo
Eric Trump Refuses to Show Up for Scheduled, Subpoenaed Interview
NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James this past Friday took legal action in an ongoing civil investigation into the Trump Organization’s financial dealings. Attorney General James opened an investigation into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization in 2019, after Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testified before Congress that Trump’s annual financial statements inflated the values of Trump’s
WHITE PLAINS, NY – During National Immunization Awareness Month, the Westchester County Department of Health reminds parents and guardians that now is the right time to plan a visit with their child’s healthcare provider. This will help ensure children have the vaccines they need for a healthy start in school, whether they are at home or in the classroom.
For families with no insurance, ChildHealth Plus or Medicaid, the Westchester County Health Department can help. Call the
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- (August 24, 2020) – The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today officially launched a new program designed to ensure the short-term viability of both small businesses and not-for-profit corporations negatively impacted by COVID-19. The program allows the IDA to provide financial assistance through the State Disaster and Emergency Loan and Grant Program.
Under the program, the IDA is providing grants to small businesses and small not-f
Both sides of the aisle and independents wondered whether the Democratic National Committee could produce an engaging convention experience in the midst of a pandemic. Based on the theme, “Uniting America,” the DNC’s unconventional decision to virtually showcase America’s diversity and natural beauty was a success.
Raising $70 million during the four-day primetime event, August 17-20, 2020, spoke favorably about the DNC’s ability to engage viewers via the digital platform,