Christopher Ridley Groundbreaking

Friday, January 25, 2019 marked the 11th anniversary of the death of Mount Vernon Police Detective Christopher Ridley, who lost his life after intervening in an altercation outside a County office building at 85 Court Street in White Plains.  Legislators proudly joined the County Executive, Det. Ridley's parents, and other elected officials and friends and family of Det. Ridley in finally breaking ground on a permanent memorial at the plaza in front of the building which has already been renamed in Det. Ridley's memory.

White Plains, NY — Legislator Kitley S. Covill (D- Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) denounces hateful speech and divisive signage that has surfaced in schools and many communities in Westchester County, and has now been reported in downtown Katonah.

White Plains, NY — Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez (D – Yonkers) has announced she will not seek re-election this year. Leg. Perez, who represents the County’s 17th Legislative District, is in her fourth term.


White Plains, NY — In response to voting reform legislation passed by the New York State legislature and expected to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin (D - White Plains, Scarsdale, Harrison) has established a Voting Reform Working Group at the County Board of Legislators.

(White Plains, NY) - After representing the residents of the 4th Legislative District for over two decades, Westchester County Legislator Michael Kaplowitz (D, Somers) announced today that he will not seek re-election this November.