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White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated Asian-American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a virtual ceremony recognizing the efforts of two outstanding Asian-American women in the battle against COVID-19.

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White Plains, NY —  With the nation reeling from recent gun violence in Buffalo, Orange County and Houston, the Board of Legislators on Monday voted unanimously to require warning labels to be posted where firearms are sold in Westchester County.

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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.