In New York, the Westchester County Executive is asking a federal agency for a hearing after being told that funding would be taken away from the county. The warning came in a letter, and is based on claims the county has failed to comply with a fair housing agreement.
At least one county executive in New York’s Hudson Valley says security was stepped up Monday as a result of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. And security will remain heightened through at least today.
About 50 protestors gathered this morning near a water pipeline construction site in New York’s Orange County. They say the pipeline should not be going in the ground without permits in place for a larger project.
A New York State Assemblyman says he arranged for bus transportation for those who want to join in opposing a controversial water pipeline construction project in Orange County. Construction resumes this morning, and is expected to cross a town line.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced legislation that would better enable prosecutors crack down on public corruption. The proposal comes following two federal political corruption cases last week involving elected officials in New York.