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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Another State Union Declines to Endorse Gov. Cuomo

Another State Union Declines to Endorse Gov. Cuomo

AFL-CIO endorsed Cuomo four years ago.
NY State Teachers Union Declines to Endorse Gov. Cuomo

NY State Teachers Union Declines to Endorse Gov. Cuomo

The high-profile New York State Teachers Union represents more than 600,000 teachers.
Astorino Files Petition to Obtain 'Stop Common Core' Ballot Line

Astorino Files Petition to Obtain 'Stop Common Core' Ballot Line

Astorino says the petition carries more than 62,000 signatures.
Gov. Cuomo, NY Delegation Traveling to Israel on 'Unity Visit'

Gov. Cuomo, NY Delegation Traveling to Israel on 'Unity Visit'

Cuomo and the New York delegation will be in Israel from Aug. 12-14.

Linda Scherzer to Speak on Israel Tonight in West Nyack

The Jewish Federation of Rockland County announces it is hosting the former CNN correspondent.
Charter Reform: Hopes Dashed

Charter Reform: Hopes Dashed

The County Executive’s Corner
President, Sandy Hook Activist Group Express Condolences Over Passing of James Brady

President, Sandy Hook Activist Group Express Condolences Over Passing of James Brady

President Barack Obama, Sandy Hook Promise and others expressed their condolences over the passing of former White House press secretary.
Moving Toward A Brighter Future

Moving Toward A Brighter Future

County Executive's Corner, July 25, 2014
Gov. Cuomo Tries to Brush Off Moreland Commission Scandal

Gov. Cuomo Tries to Brush Off Moreland Commission Scandal

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke positively this week about the commission, the group which has drawn scrutiny from the federal government.
Rockland DA: I Never Threatened to Resign from the Moreland Commission

Rockland DA: I Never Threatened to Resign from the Moreland Commission

Thomas Zugibe said the New York Times article was wrong about him.
Gov. Candidate Zephyr Teachout Supports Periodic Revaluations

Gov. Candidate Zephyr Teachout Supports Periodic Revaluations

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate is hoping to force incumbent and fellow Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo into a primary.
Gov. Cuomo Announces Semifinalists for $5M Business Idea Competition

Gov. Cuomo Announces Semifinalists for $5M Business Idea Competition

The semifinalists for the $5 million dollar 43North Global Business Idea Competition were announced this week and a Blauvelt area startup made the cut.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?