The following is a press release from the office of Senator James Skoufis: Senator James Skoufis (D-Orange County) gathered today with state and county legislators at the Orange County Government Center to reveal shocking findings of a pervasive corruption scandal within the county administration. Alarming evidence raises serious questions about the conduct of several … [Read more...] about Skoufis and County Legislators Expose Major OC Public Corruption
“With many of Orange County’s government and business leaders gathered today for the annual economic development summit, there is certainly some good news to spotlight: Magnets like Legoland have presented an opportunity for job creation, infrastructure upgrades, and local spending from tourists; while there are many problems with the state’s Hollywood film tax credit, the … [Read more...] about STATEMENT ON COUNTY’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Senator James Skoufis (D-Orange County) has introduced legislation (S.2774) that would allow local school districts and governments to collect property taxes from private corporations that occupy tax-exempt federal or state land like West Point. Doing so would offset some of the tax burden on all other duly-paying property owners in the community, including small businesses, … [Read more...] about Skoufis Bill Would Level Playing Field for Businesses, Lower Community Property Taxes
Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) and Assemblymember Chris Burdick (D-Westchester) announced that their bill (S.9447/A.7079) to expand the definition of sexual conduct against a child has been signed into law. This legislation clarifies that the insertion of a finger into a victim’s private parts—when this individual is incapable of consent due to physical helplessness or … [Read more...] about Skoufis, Burdick Bill Expanding Definition of Sexual Conduct Against a Child signed into law
Please prepare for possible outages due to high winds and rain expected to start today, Thursday, 12/22/22 into Friday, 12/23/22. The Department of Public Works is prepared to respond to any emergency. In the event of a true emergency dial 911. Some helpful storm tips from Orange & Rockland Utilities: Make Sure Your O&R Contact Information Is Up to Date: Let us … [Read more...] about A Winter Storm is on the way! Be prepared!