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Westchester State Legislative Delegation Announces Passage of Flood Mitigation Council Act

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Yonkers, NY – At a location with persistent flooding in East Yonkers, Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, Senator George Latimer, Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, along with local elected officials, residents, and community groups today announced that the New...

July 21, 2015
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The State Delivers for Yonkers

Yonkers will be receiving an additional $25 million to fill the school district’s projected budget gap this year thanks to legislation passed by the Yonkers State Delegation, including State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Minority Leader,...

June 30, 2015
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Yonkers to Join the Other Big Five School Districts in Requiring Five-Year-Olds to Attend Kindergarten

Yonkers will join the other Big Five School Districts in New York State by requiring five year olds in the city to attend kindergarten. The Yonkers State Delegation, including Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins and George Latimer and Assembly Members...

June 22, 2015
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State Legislators, Tenants, Tenant Advocates, and Clergy Call for Renewal and Strengthening of the Expiring Rent Regulations

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Yonkers, NY – Senate Leader, State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Assemblymember Shelley Mayer were joined by tenants and tenant advocates today in calling on Governor Cuomo and the Senate Majority to renew and strengthen rent regulations that...

June 4, 2015
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