And some good news today: “Metro-North scraps plan to hike parking fees, eliminate free Saturday parking” Thank you to Assemblywoman Amy R. Paulin, Neal Zuckerman and many Metro-North riders for conveying that this was a penny-wise, pound-foolish idea. As a former Chairman of the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council, advocating for this economic lifeline of New York’s northern suburbs is something I will always do.
To put it plainly and clearly - I would vote for both articles of impeachment against President Trump. To me his abuse of power and obstruction of Congress have been amply demonstrated. ... See MoreSee Less
New Protection for HomeownersA constituent from South Salem with an office in White Plains asked for my help with mechanics liens, a legal remedy for payment disputes between contractors and property owners. Liens attach the disputed bill to the property title. Liens against single-family residences are for one year, and can be longer for other types of properties, but that wasn’t always being followed. Contractors were filing non-residential liens on homes.
Legislation I sponsored has now been signed into law (Chapter 538 of the Laws of 2019) to ensure that liens are filed against the correct property classification, so that New York homeowners are better protected. My top priority continues to be passing legislation that corrects problems and improves outcomes for New Yorkers.... See MoreSee Less
Report suggests possible intimidation of IRS whistleblower - The fact that even the mandatory audit process of the President’s tax returns may have been interfered with is all the more reason that his NYS tax returns should be turned over to Congress. Good thing we’ve already enacted my bill to allow just that. h/t The Rachel Maddow Show... See MoreSee Less