L-R Bottom Row: Leg. Colin Smith, Leg. Benjamin Boykin, Leg. Erika Pierce, Leg. Nancy Barr, Leg. Catherine Parker; Middle Row: Leg. Shanae Williams, Leg. Emiljana Ulaj, Leg. Judah Holstein, Leg. Jewel Williams Johnson, Leg. David Imamura; Top Row: Min. Leader Margaret Cunzio, Maj. Whip Terry Clements, Vice Chair Jose Alvarado, Chair Vedat Gashi, Maj. Leader Tyrae Woodson-Samuels, Min. Whip James Nolan (Not Pictured Leg. David Tubiolo)

White Plains, NY — The Westchester County Board of Legislators began the 2024-2025 term on Monday night, unanimously re-electing Legislator Vedat Gashi (D- Ossining, New Castle, Somers, Yorktown) as Chair, and electing Legislator Jose I. Alvarado (D - Yonkers) as Vice Chair.

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Members of The Westchester County Board of Legislators are deeply disturbed by the recent reports of antisemitic behavior directed at the Leffell School’s girl basketball team by members of Yonkers Roosevelt High School’s girl basketball team. Antisemitism and bigotry in all its forms are never acceptable. We applaud the actions taken to date by both schools, and we support County Executive Latimer’s call for an investigation by the County’s Human Rights Commission. The Board reiterates its commitment to Westchester County’s diversity and to our youth; we will not tolerate hate in any form.

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White Plains, NY — On November 7, 2023, three new Legislators were elected to represent Westchester residents in County Legislative Districts 9, 10, and 16. Legislator Emiljana Ulaj (D - Cortlandt, Ossining, Croton, Briarcliff, Buchanan), Legislator Judah Holstein (D - Eastchester, New Rochelle, Tuckahoe), and Legislator Shanae Williams (D – Yonkers) will be officially sworn in at the Board’s Organizational meeting on Monday, January 8, 2024 at 7:00 p.m., along with the 14 current Legislators. The Oath of Office will be administered by Westchester County Clerk, the Honorable Timothy C. Idoni, in the Board Chamber at 148 Martine Avenue, White Plains.

Pictured Left to Right: Leg. Damon Maher, Leg. Catherine Borgia, Leg. Symra Brandon

White Plains, NY — At the final Board meeting of 2023 on December 11, the Board of Legislators honored three outgoing Legislators with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest recognition the Board can bestow on an individual who has significantly benefited the general welfare and common good of the County through dedicated public service.

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White Plains, NY — This morning, the Westchester County Board of Legislators passed the 2024 Westchester County Budget.