White Plains, NY — Legislator Kitley S. Covill (D- Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) denounces hateful speech and divisive signage that has surfaced in schools and many communities in Westchester County, and has now been reported in downtown Katonah.

White Plains, NY — Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez (D – Yonkers) has announced she will not seek re-election this year. Leg. Perez, who represents the County’s 17th Legislative District, is in her fourth term.

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White Plains, NY — In response to voting reform legislation passed by the New York State legislature and expected to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin (D - White Plains, Scarsdale, Harrison) has established a Voting Reform Working Group at the County Board of Legislators.

(White Plains, NY) - After representing the residents of the 4th Legislative District for over two decades, Westchester County Legislator Michael Kaplowitz (D, Somers) announced today that he will not seek re-election this November.

Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) Minority Leader John G. Testa (R) Peekskill, was joined by his colleagues in passing legislation that authorized the County to enter into Inter-municipal agreements (IMA) with three Westchester cities for a total of $376,924 under the county’s “Invest in Kids” program. Under the agreement, the City of Peekskill will receive $69,231 of funding for its “Advancing Leadership Initiatives for Teens Program” (LIFT). The vote took place at the regular meeting of the BOL.  The IMA terms provide for $245,000 to come from Westchester County and the remainder to be contributed by the municipalities.