Category Archives: Westchester

Good News About Westchester County’s Fiscal Health

As you know, the priority of this blog since the day it began is to promote fiscal responsibility for the Westchester County government. Last December, I played an important leadership role in putting together the bipartisan coalition that passed an … Continue reading

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Let’s Discuss Some Facts About The 2013 Westchester County Budget

As Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan stated, “You are entitled to your own opinions, but you are not entitled to your own facts.”  In the past few months, I have read articles, websites or chatted with people offering bizarre, misleading and … Continue reading

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Watch my Cable TV Show – the Good Government Forum – on YouTube!

This year I re-started my Cable TV show, and it’s called the Good Government Forum.  So far, we’ve had three excellent guests on the show: Episode 1 with County Clerk Tim Idoni: Episode 2 with New Rochelle Councilman Al Tarantino: … Continue reading

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County Legislator Jim Maisano Speaks at Rally in Support of Immigration Reform

By Jim Maisano During my 16 years as County Legislator, I have concentrated on issues facing the County of Westchester and avoided interjecting myself into issues at the federal level. However, I was asked to speak at a rally today … Continue reading

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Westchester County Planning Board Raises Major Concerns About Echo Bay Development

By Jim Maisano On Tuesday, April 2, 2013, the Westchester County Planning Board unanimously approved its report reviewing the proposed Echo Bay development in New Rochelle (the draft of approved report is below). This matter was referred to the Planning Board pursuant … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM REPUBLICAN COUNTY LEGISLATORS ON PASSING OF FORMER COUNTY EXECUTIVE O’ROURKE

“On behalf of the Republican County Legislators, it is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of former County Executive Andrew O’Rourke. As County Executive, Chairman of the Board of Legislators, Yonkers City Councilman and New York Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Excellent Phil Reisman Column: Westchester Dems show petty side in Virginia Perez harassment

The Journal News December 23, 2012 By PHIL REISMAN As the old adage goes, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Virginia Perez is taking enough heat to roast a holiday turkey, but she’s not retreating. … Continue reading

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