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White Plains, NY — On Monday night, the Westchester County Board of Legislators convened its ninth meeting of the year and voted on several crucial legislative items.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators observed Jewish-American Heritage Month with a hybrid in-person and virtual ceremony recognizing the critical work of the County’s Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center (HHREC), and the vital, humanitarian efforts of Health Care Advocate, Jill Ratner, M.D.

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The Democratic Caucus of the Westchester County Board of Legislators strongly supports the New York Equal Rights Amendment and the inclusion of reproductive rights within New York State’s Constitution. We are disappointed by the recent ruling from a Supreme Court in Livingston County, which denies voters the chance to weigh in on this vital issue. We commend Attorney General Letitia James for her steadfast defense of these fundamental rights and remain confident in her ongoing advocacy for all New Yorkers.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated Asian-American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with an in-person ceremony recognizing the efforts of inspiring Westchester residents: Dr. Yung Yi Diana Pan of Hastings-on-Hudson, and Lili and Sam (Mun) Moy of Rye.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday night, the Westchester County Board of Legislators convened its eighth meeting of the year and voted on several crucial legislative items. Notably, they approved a $2 million bond act to support flood mitigation, implemented measures to bring new affordable housing to the Village of Ossining, and allocated funds to establish a financial empowerment center in Mount Vernon. These initiatives demonstrate the Board's dedication to addressing critical community issues and improving public services.