Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Legislators

Legislators debate ‘tax freeze’ committee

Legislation that would create a committee to study ways to control costs through shared services or consolidation and ensure Monroe County is complying with a state property tax freeze will be studied. Most likely an already established organization of government ...

Read More »

Legislators set to take up charter

Any changes to the charter that sets powers and guides Monroe County government is in the hands of legislators now. The seven-member committee reviewing the charter adopted a series of recommendations during a meeting March 27. A host of other ...

Read More »

Legislators spar over LDC oversight

The back-and-forth among legislators over how best to oversee an internal review of how the county uses limited development corporations is continuing and divided along party lines. The Monroe County Legislature minority has proposed to establish a committee to take ...

Read More »

Top NY leader had $350K-$450K in law income

ALBANY — More extensive filings from New York state legislators than ever before have been publicly posted online and show powerful Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver earned $350,000 to $450,000 last year from his private law practice. Silver, the longtime leader ...

Read More »

Legislators aim for reform of Scaffold Law

Another Scaffold Law reform measure has been introduced in the legislature by Irondequoit Assemblyman Joseph Morelle and Elma Sen. Patrick Gallivan. Attempts to reform the law have been made since 2007. New York State Labor Law sections 240 and 241 ...

Read More »

Gay legislators having impact in marriage debates

NEW YORK CITY — Of America’s 7,382 state legislators, only 85 are openly gay or lesbian. They are, however, playing an outsized and often impassioned role when the agenda turns to recognizing same-sex couples with civil unions or full marriage rights.

Read More »