Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in her home county of Westchester this morning to campaign for Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney. She delivered a speech during a public “Women for Maloney” event.
Hillary Clinton, who also served as a U.S. senator for New York, spoke to an audience of some 200 people at the Pinnacle Restaurant at Heritage Hills, a condominium complex in Somers.
There is growing concern in the Hudson Valley about the main water source for Kingston and whether it should be bottled. And today, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation designated a lead agency for an environmental review process of the proposal. At least one group is disappointed in the decision.
A number of candidates took to the stage in Putnam County Wednesday in races ranging from county legislator to state Senate.
Putnam County voters have a few local races of note to decide November 4. There is a race for Putnam County Executive, pitting incumbent Republican MaryEllen Odell against longtime Democratic County Legislator Sam Oliverio. Odell says it’s possible voter turnout could be high given a number of contentious races, including for state Senate seats.
The New York State attorney general has announced an agreement with the City of Newburgh Police Department to provide greater access for residents who do not speak English.
The agreement ensures language access for one of the state’s so-called Limited English Proficient, or LEP, communities. Kristen Clarke is the Civil Rights Bureau Chief at the state attorney general’s office. She says her office received information and complaints, and heard from advocates about the problems in communicating with law enforcement in various parts of the state.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday, standing alongside Vice President Joe Biden, announced modernization and revitalization plans for four airports. One is in the Hudson Valley.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced master plan design competitions for LaGuardia and JFK International Airports in New York City. He unveiled different kinds of revitalization plans for Long Island’s Republic Airport and Orange County’s Stewart International Airport.