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On Feb. 27, number of Democratic elected officials joined members of the public in support of the Immigration Protection Act.
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County adds provisions to proposed immigration law

The Westchester County Legislature’s Democratic Caucus has added new provisions to its recently proposed Immigration Protection Act, which sets forth a policy on immigration enforcement, in an effort to strengthen the language in the bill. On Feb. 8, Democrats first introduced the proposed legislation, which aims to prevent Westchester County […]

Astorino: ‘We will not be silent on travel ban’
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Astorino: ‘We will not be silent on travel ban’

Amidst a nationwide debate about a policy on immigration, President Donald Trump’s recently blocked travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim nations has captured the interest of top elected officials in Westchester. On Feb. 10, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, appeared before a crowd of nearly 200 Muslim-Americans at […]

State approves anti-corruption bill
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State approves anti-corruption bill

State officials have taken a big step in the fight against public corruption, as the Legislature has approved a proposal to enact a constitutional amendment that would strip taxpayer-funded pensions from state and local leaders who commit felonies in connection with their office. The pension forfeiture proposal will be on […]