NY SAFE Act has spawned several debates; Rockland Legislature to vote on gun resolutions Tuesday

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF At Tuesday’s Public Safety Committee hearing a resolution introduced by Leg. Chair Harriet Cornell (D) urging the state and federal government to support numerous gun control and mental health provisions was passed unanimously. It will be discussed at the full Legislature on Tuesday. The most controversial points in Cornell’s resolution are support for […]

Letter to the Editor: “NY SAFE ACT” IS AN OUTRAGE

Editor, The SAFE ACT has active and retired law enforcement officers outraged all over the country. This ACT makes felons out of retired law enforcement officers as well as active duty law enforcement officers. This ACT was not well thought out at all.Sincerely, Alan J. Odze Retired Chief of Police, USDOT New City

County Officials Raise a Unified Voice in Albany

PRESS RELEASE ALBANY – Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef joined fellow county executives from across New York State in Albany this week for the New York State Association of Counties’ (NYSAC) Legislative Conference. “During a time when heated political divisiveness often makes headlines, the NYSAC conference is an opportunity for county leaders from diverse […]