Legislature reviews 2018 budget

Legislature reviews 2018 budget

BY JOE KUHN The Rockland County Legislature convened last Tuesday to review the county’s Capital Project Budget for the fiscal year 2018 and approve the purchase of supplies and materials necessary for the operations of various government departments. The meeting began quickly as the Legislature breezed through a number of smaller budgetary matters including the […]

Legislature Approves Privacy Measures in Response to Journal News Gun Story

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature approved several resolutions addressing gun control and the recent controversy surrounding the Journal News’ publication of gun owners’ personal information at its 5 p.m. meeting on January 8, 2013. The committee voted almost unanimously to pass two resolutions, one urging the state legislature to introduce and pass bills […]

Rockland County Legislature Votes to Override Executive’s Budget Veto

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature voted by a significant margin to override County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef’s veto of the amended 2013 budget at its meeting on December 18. Of the 17 legislators, only Legislators Frank Sparaco, Nancy Low-Hogan, and Chris Carey voted against the override, a significantly higher tally that the seven […]