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  • GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

    The Latest: GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:35 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:35:30 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:23:57 GMT

    Sources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Sources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • State Senate approves 9/11 sickness bill

    State Senate approves 9/11 sickness bill

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:47:54 GMT
    The measure would cover the cost of unlimited sick time for former city police officers who are now working in county or village police departments.The measure would cover the cost of unlimited sick time for former city police officers who are now working in county or village police departments.

    The state Senate unanimously approved new legislation that is being hailed as major step forward for New York police officers who developed 9/11-related illnesses.

    The state Senate unanimously approved new legislation that is being hailed as major step forward for New York police officers who developed 9/11-related illnesses.

  • GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

    GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:58:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:03:58 GMT
    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Ramapo set to name interim town supervisor

    Ramapo set to name interim town supervisor

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-06-20 16:43:46 GMT

    New Hempstead Mayor Fred Brinn is set to become the interim supervisor of Ramapo, according to News 12 sources. 

    New Hempstead Mayor Fred Brinn is set to become the interim supervisor of Ramapo, according to News 12 sources. 

  • In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

    In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

    Monday, June 19 2017 8:52 AM EDT2017-06-19 12:52:04 GMT
    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation.A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation.

    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. ..

    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. ..

  • Protesters urge Sen. Murphy to support NY Health Care Act

    Protesters urge Sen. Murphy to support NY Health Care Act

    Friday, June 16 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-06-16 23:43:16 GMT

    Activists staged a die-in Friday to urge state Sen. Terrence Murphy to back the New York Health Care Act, which would create a single-payer system in the state.

    Activists staged a die-in Friday to urge state Sen. Terrence Murphy to back the New York Health Care Act, which would create a single-payer system in the state.

  • Shared Services panel looks to lower taxes

    Shared Services panel looks to lower taxes

    Thursday, June 15 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-06-15 16:39:34 GMT
    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino chaired the first meeting of the countywide "Shared Services" panel today.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino chaired the first meeting of the countywide "Shared Services" panel today.

    Elected officials in Westchester County are working on ways to lower property taxes and comply with state mandates. 

    Elected officials in Westchester County are working on ways to lower property taxes and comply with state mandates. 

  • AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

    AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

    Thursday, June 15 2017 7:43 AM EDT2017-06-15 11:43:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 15 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-06-15 12:58:27 GMT
    A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows.A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows.

    A new poll shows a clear majority of Americans think President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and potential Trump campaign collusion.

    A new poll shows a clear majority of Americans think President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and potential Trump campaign collusion.

  • Lawmaker wants term limits for elected officials in Mount Vernon

    Lawmaker wants term limits for elected officials in Mount Vernon

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-06-14 23:16:04 GMT

    A Mount Vernon City Council member wants term limits for elected officials in the city.   

    A Mount Vernon City Council member wants term limits for elected officials in the city.   

  • Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

    The Latest: Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-06-14 11:47:48 GMT
    Wednesday, June 14 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-06-14 13:22:22 GMT
    A White House spokesperson says the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job" in testimony before Congress on Tuesday.A White House spokesperson says the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job" in testimony before Congress on Tuesday.

    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump fired the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump fired the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

  • Report: Trump thinking about "terminating" special counsel

    Report: Trump thinking about "terminating" special counsel

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-06-13 11:47:40 GMT
    Tuesday, June 13 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-06-13 13:03:22 GMT
    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller.

    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • UK says Trump trip invite still stands after report of delay

    UK says Trump trip invite still stands after report of delay

    Monday, June 12 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:06:59 GMT
    Monday, June 12 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:57:52 GMT
    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

  • Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

    Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

    Monday, June 12 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-06-12 11:44:16 GMT
    Monday, June 12 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:57:00 GMT
    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to make the U.S. territory the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to make the U.S. territory the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to turn the U.S. territory into the 51st state after statehood won in a referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to turn the U.S. territory into the 51st state after statehood won in a referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

  • Mount Vernon mayor, council argue over police jobs

    Mount Vernon mayor, council argue over police jobs

    Friday, June 9 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-06-09 20:42:10 GMT
    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers.Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers.

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers. 

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers. 

  • Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

    Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

    Thursday, June 8 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:55:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 8 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-06-08 20:52:49 GMT
    Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.

    Fired FBI Director James Comey plans to tell Congress that President Donald Trump told him "I need loyalty".

    Fired FBI Director James Comey plans to tell Congress that President Donald Trump told him "I need loyalty".

  • Rockland improves finance ratings

    Rockland improves finance ratings

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-06-06 13:05:49 GMT
    For the first time in a decade, officials say the county's bond ratings have moved into the "A" category.For the first time in a decade, officials say the county's bond ratings have moved into the "A" category.

    Rockland County's finances are at an all-time high. For the first time in a decade, officials say the county's bond ratings have moved into the "A" category. 

    Rockland County's finances are at an all-time high. For the first time in a decade, officials say the county's bond ratings have moved into the "A" category. 

  • Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

    Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-06-06 11:53:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 6 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-06-06 12:56:28 GMT
    Trump's 140-character musings Monday may have undercut his own efforts to persuade the Supreme Court to reinstate his revised travel ban.Trump's 140-character musings Monday may have undercut his own efforts to persuade the Supreme Court to reinstate his revised travel ban.

    President Donald Trump is lashing out at his own Justice Department for seeking the Supreme Court's backing for a "watered down, politically correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March.

    President Donald Trump is lashing out at his own Justice Department for seeking the Supreme Court's backing for a "watered down, politically correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March.

  • Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

    Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

    Thursday, June 1 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-06-01 20:05:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 1 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-06-02 01:06:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would try to negotiPresident Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would try to negoti

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would try to negotiate re-entry on better terms.

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would try to negotiate re-entry on better terms.

  • Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

    Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

    Thursday, June 1 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-06-01 11:48:30 GMT
    Thursday, June 1 2017 9:06 AM EDT2017-06-01 13:06:48 GMT
    The House intelligence committee says it is issuing subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.The House intelligence committee says it is issuing subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.

    House intelligence committee issues subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer; Comey testimony to Senate committee approved.

    House intelligence committee issues subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer; Comey testimony to Senate committee approved.

  • Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

    Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 8:31 AM EDT2017-05-31 12:31:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 31 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-05-31 15:19:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump's offer to world leaders to call him directly on his cellphone breaks diplomatic protocol and is raises concerns about the security and secrecy of presidential communications.President Donald Trump's offer to world leaders to call him directly on his cellphone breaks diplomatic protocol and is raises concerns about the security and secrecy of presidential communications.

    President Donald Trump's offer to world leaders to call him directly on his cellphone breaks diplomatic protocol and is raises concerns about the security and secrecy of presidential communications.

    President Donald Trump's offer to world leaders to call him directly on his cellphone breaks diplomatic protocol and is raises concerns about the security and secrecy of presidential communications.

  • Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-05-29 12:36:32 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:07:06 GMT
    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia as a "good thing."Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia as a "good thing."

    Homeland Security secretary defends an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications.

    Homeland Security secretary defends an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications.

  • Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-05-20 19:58:58 GMT

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

  • Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:05:21 GMT
    Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

  • Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:41:01 GMT

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

  • Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-16 23:23:39 GMT

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

  • Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-05-16 12:10:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:49:59 GMT
    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

  • Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:19:03 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

  • “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

  • Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT
    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

  • Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

  • Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

  • Trump: Would be "honored" to meet with Kim Jong Un

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:25:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:26:56 GMT
    Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

  • Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

  • Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

  • Copy-US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its...

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

  • Copy-Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Friday, April 28 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-04-28 13:58:51 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

  • CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it. 

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it.

  • Copy-Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:27:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:29:32 GMT
    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

  • Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

  • Cuomo begins laying groundwork for re-election bid

    Cuomo lays groundwork for re-election

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

  • Suspended police chief to run for office

    Suspended police chief to run for office

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-04-18 13:17:55 GMT
    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

  • Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:51:20 GMT

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

  • GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:26:33 GMT
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    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:55:37 GMT

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

  • Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:38:03 GMT

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

  • Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:02:01 GMT

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

  • Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:55:44 GMT

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

  • Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:19:23 GMT

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

  • Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Thursday, March 16 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-03-16 18:21:21 GMT
    Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

  • Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:44 PM EST2017-03-10 17:44:47 GMT
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
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