White Plains, NY — On Friday, the Board of Legislators began the process of approving tax relief for Westchester property owners this year because of the coronavirus epidemic.

White Plains, NY — In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Board of Legislators is instituting a range of steps to protect the public health and the safety of our staff, while at the same time insuring that the essential work of government can continue.

These steps, include the suspension of in-person public access to meetings, pursuant to a recent Executive Order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo; new procedures for written participation in public hearings in lieu of in-person access; new procedures for Committee meetings; and in-person staffing changes.

White Plains, NY — On Monday, March 16, 2020, the Westchester County Board of Legislators will exercise Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order No. 202.1, “Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency,” effective March 12 through April 11, which temporarily suspends portions of the New York State Open Meetings Law.

 Leg. Colin D. Smith; Board Chair Ben Boykin; honorees Thomas G. Tuffy, Claire O’Gara Grimes & William J. Powers; Leg. Kitley S. Covill and Leg. David J. Tubiolo

White Plains, NY — The Westchester County Board of Legislators on Monday celebrated three outstanding leaders -- Claire O’Gara Grimes, ground-breaking female journalist, and former owner and publisher of the Irish Echo; William J. Powers, media personality, and the voice and face of the Peekskill St. Patrick’s Day Parade; and Thomas G. Tuffy, Trustee of the County Sligo Social & Benevolent Association, and owner of TG Tuffy Interiors, Inc. in Yonkers -- as part of the Board's annual Irish History and Heritage celebration.

White Plains, NY — The Westchester County Board of Legislators is throwing its support behind an effort in Albany to eliminate gender-based price disparities for similar goods and services, commonly known as the "Pink Tax."