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White Plains, NY — Yesterday, Westchester County Board of Legislator Chair Vedat Gashi (D- New Castle, Ossining, Somers, Yorktown) and Legislator Erika Pierce (D- Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) submitted a letter to Chair Praeprer and Members of the Carmel Planning Board in response to comments from their constituents, as well as those from municipal and County Department officials, expressing their concerns in connection with the proposed action for a 116 megawatt battery storage facility.

Mt. Hope Plaza Ground Breaking

White Plains, NY — Last Friday marked the start of construction on Mt. Hope Plaza, an affordable housing project for seniors in White Plains. The development, collaborating with Mt. Hope A.M.E Zion Church and Community Housing Innovations, will offer 56 affordable apartments, with 20 units earmarked for those needing supportive services.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday, April 8th, the Westchester County Board of Legislators approved the Westchester Joint Water Works request to exchange land, passed key items to upgrade infrastructure in facilities across the County, voted to expand affordable housing inventory, and set a public hearing to address increasing tax breaks for seniors.

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White Plains, NY — Today, the Westchester County Board of Legislators held a press conference at 148 Martine Avenue to oppose proposed cuts to Foundation Aid reflected in the State Executive Budget, following a letter to Hon. Gov. Kathy Hochul.

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White Plains, NY— At Monday night’s regular Board meeting, the Board of Legislators passed key items on affordable housing in Yonkers, a state-of-the art Fire Training Tower in Valhalla, financing for a food scrap recovery program, and the design and construction of essential infrastructure rehabilitation on the Department of Emergency Services main facility.