Rockland County Legislature

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The Rockland County executive alleges that the county legislature scuttled his choice for human rights commissioner and director of the Office of Community Development for political reasons. And he is firing back with a plan that includes keeping the appointee on the county staff.

Rockland County legislators have sent a letter of support to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for proposed legislation concerning the troubled East Ramapo Central School District.

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United Water New York has filed a response to the Public Service Commission’s order for the company to provide information relating to the need for a new water supply source for Rockland County. This comes as United Water has begun preliminary work on a controversial desalination plant.

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The chair of a county legislature in the Hudson Valley says the New York State Public Service Commission has answered her call to reschedule public hearings concerning the continuing need for a new water supply source.