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Westchester County Executive George Latimer signs into law the Immigration Protection Act, which was approved by an 11-3 vote in the county Board of Legislators earlier this month. Photo courtesy county executive’s office
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County executive approves immigration legislation

Democratic Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed a bill that protects undocumented immigrants from federal law enforcement agencies. Dubbed the Immigration Protection Act, the county executive approved the legislation on March 20, following its approval in the county Legislature by a 11-3 vote. The bill was crafted by county […]

Westchester County Legislator Jim Maisano, a New Rochelle Republican, has resigned to become the new commissioner of the county Department of Consumer Protection within the administration of Democratic County Executive George Latimer. Photo courtesy weschesterlegislators.com
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Maisano steps down; accepts role in Latimer administration

Westchester County Legislator Jim Maisano, a New Rochelle Republican, has resigned from his post to take a role in County Executive George Latimer’s administration. Maisano, the longest-serving Republican on the county Board of Legislators announced his resignation on Feb. 16 to become the new commissioner of the county Department of […]

Killian gets GOP nomination for Senate
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Killian gets GOP nomination for Senate

With the Republican nomination in the rearview, former Rye City Councilwoman Julie Killian will prepare to take on Democratic candidate and state Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer in an upcoming special election for a crucial state Senate seat. On Feb. 7, Killian won the nomination in a vote by Republican district leaders […]

Schorr says he will stay in Senate race
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Schorr says he will stay in Senate race

A Republican nomination process may turn contentious as two candidates—Julie Killian and Dan Schorr—both eye a key open seat in the New York state Senate. Ahead of the convention, neither candidate has shown signs of dropping from the race, even after Republican candidate and Bedford attorney, Sarmad Khojasteh, confirmed this […]

Killian to run for Senate again
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Killian to run for Senate again

Former Rye Councilwoman Julie Killian, a Republican, will take another shot at the state Senate by running for the seat vacated by Westchester County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, earlier this year. This will mark Killian’s second run at the very same seat for state Senate District 37, which encompasses […]