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White Plains, NY —  Food allergies are a major health concern for many Westchester families and people across the nation, especially when it comes to choosing where or whether to dine out. In fact, every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone in the United States into the emergency room, and around 1 in 11 Westchester residents live with food allergies.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday the Westchester County Board of Legislators and Westchester Jewish Council (WJC) celebrated Jewish-American Heritage Month with a virtual ceremony lauding AJC Westchester/Fairfield and Rabbi Howard Goldsmith of Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester for their important community work and notable efforts on behalf of the people of Ukraine.

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White Plains, NY —  The Board of Legislators has approved a measure to combat gender- and race-based pay inequity by requiring employers to include an expected salary range when they post a job opportunity in Westchester.

Board of Legislators introduced the Safe Access to Reproductive Health Care Facilities Act

White Plains, NY —  On Monday, the Board of Legislators introduced a proposed law that will protect health care facility workers and people seeking medical treatment from being physically prevented or otherwise intimidated while trying to obtain rightful, private services from their health care providers, including abortions. 

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White Plains, NY —  The Board of Legislators has approved gas tax relief for Westchester residents.