County Executive Elect Ed Day Wastes No Time in Proposing Salary Cuts; Matter Referred to Budget and Finance Committee

BY CHERYL SLAVIN County executive-elect Ed Day, still a legislator for another few weeks, tried to immediately make good on at least one campaign promise last week when he brought a resolution before the Legislature to reduce county elected officials’ salaries by 10 percent. After vigorous discussion by the entire body, however, he agreed to […]

$15 Million More in the Hole

Rockland County budget news gets even worse  BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature met Tuesday, July 24 to receive news that despite tax hikes and 100 layoffs, the county is an additional $15 million in debt so far during this budget year, bringing the grand debt total to an estimated $95 million. Acting County Finance Director […]