NEWS FROM PUERTO RICO–CUOMO TELLS CNN: PROGRESS IN PUERTO RICO AFTER 10 DAYS “NOT ACCEPTABLE.” “U.S. GOV UNDERESTIMATED THE SITUATION.” “SLOWNESS OF RESPONSE.”

WPCNR ALBANY ROUNDS. From the OFFICE OF GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO. September 30, 2017: On Saturday,, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was a guest on CNN with Ana Cabrera. A rush transcript of the Governor’s interview is available below, where he … Continue reading

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Dealing with Devastation

WPCNR NEWS AND COMMENT. By James C. Benerofe. (c) 2017, Reprinted from SuburanStreet.com with permission. September 29, 2017: Dealing with Devastation Editorial by James C. Benerofe With the onslaught of natural disasters in recent months, there are practical steps that … Continue reading

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WHITE PLAINS BUSINESS HAS BIG HOT SUMMER. SALES TAX RECEIPTS UP 7% IN JULY AUGUST. AUGUST ’17 RECEIPTS UP 21% OVER JULY ’17. COUNTY UP 6.1% in 1 Month; 2-1/2% for 1st 7 Months of Fiscal Year

WPCNR QUILL AND EYESHADE. From the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance with WPCNR analysis. September 28, 2017: The first two months of the White Plains Fiscal Year are up 7.1% in sales tax receipts, according to figures … Continue reading

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ROB ASTORINO, WESTCHESTER AND AMAZON–PERFECT TOGETHER. County Executive & County Ready Proposal for Amazon HQ by October 19. Westchester Has All They Want He Says.

  Mr. Astorino noted that the county has two vacant office complexes in Somers, consisting of 1.5 Million square footage between the two complexes which are conveniently adjacent to each other,according to Somers Town Supervisor Rick Morrissey, who  characterized them … Continue reading

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How the Override Effort of Astorino Veto Went Down. Immigration Protection Act Thrown Out by Legislature. Proponents Promise Renewed Effort

WPCNR COUNTY CLARION-LEDGER. Special to WPCNR from the Service Employees International Union 32BJ September 25, 2017: On Monday evening, before a packed gallery of immigrant rights supporters, the Westchester County Board of Legislators failed to override County Executive Rob Astorino’s … Continue reading

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