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Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed his 2023 Westchester County Budget, cutting the County Property Tax Levy by $6 million dollars, flanked by members of the Westchester County Departments of Emergency Services, Corrections, Probation and Public Safety. The Budget was passed by the County Board of Legislators earlier in the day, bipartisan 17-0. 

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White Plains, NY — In a special meeting on Tuesday evening, the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted 14-2 to adopt new County legislative district maps. The maps were drawn and amended three times throughout the past year in consultation with redistricting experts from the Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz and through general public input. In total, the BOL hosted five public input sessions, a public hearing, and allowed for comments to be submitted in writing, as well.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday night, Chairwoman Catherine Borgia and the Board of Legislators announced proposed additions to the County’s FY2023 capital and operating budgets. Included in the approximately $2.4 billion budget proposal are critical investments in areas such as childcare, mental health, and criminal justice reform.

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White Plains, NY — Monday night, the Board of Legislators (BOL) passed a bill banning the retail sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products in Westchester County. The legislation will be one of the most comprehensive in the state by banning all tobacco flavors, including menthol, mint, and wintergreen.

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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.