Choosing Words for Talking About Disabilities

White Plains, NY— The Board of Legislators is taking up a measure to make critical changes in decades-old language in Westchester County's laws relating to people with developmental disabilities.

Irish History Month Celebration

White Plains, NY — On Monday evening, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated Irish-American Heritage Month with a virtual ceremony that highlighted the life experiences of two Irish-Americans -- Anne McPherson, former White Plains City Clerk, and Oliver Charles, proprietor of Yonkers’ “The Butcher’s Fancy”-- and paid tribute to their civic accomplishments.

Salary Transparency Legislation Press Conference

White Plains, NY —The Board of Legislators is taking up a proposal to require that employers post an expected salary range every time they post a job opportunity in Westchester.

Infrastructure, Jobs & Eviction Help Highlight Westchester’s NYS 2022 Priorites

White Plains, NY — County Executive George Latimer and the Board of Legislators on Friday will deliver the 2022 Westchester County Joint State Legislative Package to Westchester’s representatives in the State Senate and Assembly.  The package is a list of state actions that the County Executive and the Board are asking lawmakers in Albany to approve to help County residents and taxpayers. The package will be delivered at a 1 p.m. Legislation Committee meeting with Westchester’s State representatives.

BOL Seal

White Plains, NY —  Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is an affront to international law, Russia's own international commitments and the basic principle of the sovereignty of the Ukrainian people.