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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Feiner: Repaving Coming to West Hartsdale Avenue in Greenburgh

Feiner: Repaving Coming to West Hartsdale Avenue in Greenburgh

West Hartsdale Avenue in Greenburgh is scheduled to be milled and repaved within the next two weeks, says Town Supervisor Paul Feiner.
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: Millions Approved for Three Housing Development Projects

Astorino: Millions Approved for Three Housing Development Projects

The projects, which will receive a combined $90 million in private investment, will help create more than 230 jobs, according to Astorino.
Retired Marine Denied Police Officer Position in Sleepy Hollow

Retired Marine Denied Police Officer Position in Sleepy Hollow

Retired Marine Corps Capt. Greg Lobato has been turned down for the job twice by the Sleepy Hollow Board of Trustees
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.
Zephyr Teachout to Face Gov. Cuomo in Democratic Primary

Zephyr Teachout to Face Gov. Cuomo in Democratic Primary

Teachout, a little-known Fordham University professor, will face Cuomo in a September primary.
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.
League of Women Voters to Host Forum on Redistricting Proposition

League of Women Voters to Host Forum on Redistricting Proposition

The forum will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the White Plains Library.
Greenburgh Sets November Date for Frank's Nursery Auction

Greenburgh Sets November Date for Frank's Nursery Auction

The date for the auction will be Nov. 13, 2014.
$5 Million Approved for 'Urgent' Westchester Road Repairs

$5 Million Approved for 'Urgent' Westchester Road Repairs

The vote by the Board of Legislators to approve the funding for the project was unanimous.
Feiner: Greenburgh Town Board Considers Date for Frank's Nursery Auction

Feiner: Greenburgh Town Board Considers Date for Frank's Nursery Auction

Tuesday's meeting starts with a work session followed by the special meeting about the auction date.
Controversial Tappan Zee Loan Draws Independent Probe

Controversial Tappan Zee Loan Draws Independent Probe

The loan, which was initially for $511 million, was recently reduced to $256 million by state officials.
NYT: U.S. Attorney, Cuomo's Office at Odds Over Moreland Commission

NYT: U.S. Attorney, Cuomo's Office at Odds Over Moreland Commission

The article goes into detail about the days leading up to Monday where Cuomo and others addressed the commission scandal.
Westchester Resident Named NY Power Authority EVP, General Counsel

Westchester Resident Named NY Power Authority EVP, General Counsel

Justin E. Driscoll of Harrison will serve as chief legal officer of the statewide public power utility.
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.
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.
Chris Christie: No Plans to Campaign for Astorino

Chris Christie: No Plans to Campaign for Astorino

Protestors of NJ Gov. Chris Christie's veto of gun control legislation and CT gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley gather in Greenwich as donors pay thousands for a chance to meet the men.
Hobby Lobby Reaction: NY AG, Senate Dems Propose Contraceptives Coverage Bill

Hobby Lobby Reaction: NY AG, Senate Dems Propose Contraceptives Coverage Bill

The proposed bill will require 90 days notice to employees before a New York company can make a change to contraceptives coverage.