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White Plains, NY -- Even though the attack at Club Q was hundreds of miles away in Colorado, we feel the hurt and pain of those affected by Saturday’s violent attack on the LGBTQ+ community deeply. A gay club or bar is a sanctuary from society’s judgment and intolerance – a place to truly live and breathe in one’s own truth. To see this safe space infiltrated in order to harm those inside for simply existing, is devastating. The Westchester County Board of Legislators firmly rejects discrimination of any kind and stands with its vulnerable communities against hate.

Albanian Heritage Graphic

White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated their second annual observance of Albanian Heritage Month by honoring two exemplary Albanian-Americans: Dr. Sulejman Celaj and Henry Djonbalaj.

Budget Press Conference

White Plains, NY – On Thursday, County Executive George Latimer introduced the proposed Westchester County operating budget for fiscal year 2023 to the Board of Legislators (BOL). By County Charter rule, this budget must be submitted no later than November 10 each year.

John Carey Image

White Plains, NY — At their regular Board meeting Monday night, the Board of Legislators voted unanimously to rename a portion of Playland Parkway in Rye “John Carey Place” to posthumously celebrate his career in public service.

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White Plains, NY – The Westchester Board of Legislators unanimously voted to pass a resolution in support of the Clean Water, Clean Air, Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022. The act, the first of its kind in over 25 years, seeks to invest $4.2 billion in state-issued bonds to improve current infrastructure to better prepare the state from natural disasters caused by climate change.