Author Archives: wcdc2

22 Mar
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Building the strategy to pass an Equal Rights Amendment in New York

Rebecca C. Lewis | City & State NY | March 22, 2024 Abortion rights activists gathered in midtown Manhattan at the headquarters of 1199SEIU on Thursday to start the campaign to pass the state Equal Rights Amendment. Although the overturning ...

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22 Mar
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What to know about Yorktown’s special town supervisor election on April 16

Alexandra Rivera | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | March 22, 2024 The Town of Yorktown is holding a special election April 16 to fill the vacant town supervisor position left by the death of former supervisor Tom Diana…. The two candidates in the ...

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20 Feb
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Mount Pleasant pays GOP powerhouse attorney $1,375/hour in voting rights case defense

David McKay Wilson | Rockland/WestchesterJournal News | Feb. 20, 2024 As the first case filed under the New York Voting Rights Law, a legal challenge to Mount Pleasant’s at-large voting system carries with it great hopes for the town’s growing ...

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29 Jan
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DCCC makes nice with Mondaire Jones in 2024

After being pushed out of the district by the former chair of the national Democratic campaign apparatus, Mondaire Jones now has their institutional backing as he tries to unseat Rep. Mike Lawler. Rebecca C. Lewis | City & State NY ...

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23 Jan
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Sheralyn Pulver Goodman withdraws from Westchester DA race

Jonathan Bandler | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | Jan. 23, 2024 Three weeks before Democratic leaders endorse a candidate for Westchester District Attorney the field of candidates has narrowed further. Sheralyn Pulver Goodman has backed out of the race in order ...

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12 Jan
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Westchester DA candidate was fired over allegations included in harassment lawsuit

Jonathan Bandler | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | 1/12/24 A former Westchester prosecutor running for District Attorney was disciplined over his interaction with a female subordinate, eventually losing his job because of it, and still faces a federal lawsuit over the ...

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01 Dec
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Statement from Jay S. Jacobs on George Santos Expulsion

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29 Nov
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Liz Whitmer Gereghty Suspends Campaign for NY-17

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29 Nov
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“Remarkable” volunteer response for asylum seekers in Ardsley

NYC first moved asylum seekers upstate in May. What’s happening at those hotels now? Chris McKenna | lohud | Nov. 29, 2023 “They are invisible to most people,” said Ardsley Mayor Nancy Kaboolian, whose Westchester County village has one of ...

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26 Nov
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Cacace to step down from county bench as run for Westchester District Attorney expected

Jonathan Bandler | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | Nov. 22, 2023 Westchester County Judge Susan Cacace has submitted retirement papers to step down from the bench, paving the way for her to run for Westchester District Attorney. Cacace has not formally ...

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