My Legislative Priorities

Here’s a summary of my legislative priorities for my new two-year term of office. HOUSINGPass Right to Counsel bill for tenants facing eviction.Finance more Affordable Housing deals throughout the County and raise per-project maximum County housing acquisition...

Hard-Core Scorn

As I write this, crypto-Republican Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano still hasn’t apologized for his outlandish and obnoxious comments on local radio about the Democratic Party in general and US Representative Jamaal Bowman in particular for his principled, strategic vote on...

Budget News

I am pleased to tell you that this morning I joined my colleagues in our unanimous vote to approve operating, capital and special district budgets for 2022 that strengthen the County’s finances, provide historic levels of support for human services in...
WHY WE MARCH, WHY WE RALLY

WHY WE MARCH, WHY WE RALLY

 Columbus Day parades exist, as do St. Patrick Day parades, as a reminder of immigrant groups that were once considered “the other,” apart from and not “real Americans”.  Now we have those who stir up hate, for political gain, against Jews,...
Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

If you are around my age, you hated to get a chain letter in the mail when you were a kid.  There was always a bunch of nonsense and then a long list of dreadful things that had happened to people who had broken the chain.  You knew the letter was...