Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development discusses the fair housing settlement with Westchester County in an Editorial Spotlight interview at 2 p.m. Wednesday. To view the session and join the live chat, go to www.lohud.com/editorialspotlight. To make a comment in advance, reach us… Read More →
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman talks with Journal News editors — and takes viewer questions — at 3 p.m. Wednesday in a live webcast. He’ll speak about his office’s efforts to fight public corruption and protect the environment, labor rights, civil rights, health care and consumers. View the session and… Read More →
There has been a lot of public commentary – on the streets, in the media, at the pulpit – following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. But private, family discussions were also spurred by the jury’s decision. What did you tell your… Read More →
At 11 a.m. Tuesday, state Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester), one of four members of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference, will be joining an Editorial Spotlight discussion on the the accomplishments — and lost opportunities — in the last legislative session and the IDC’s role in both. Local issues, including Rockland… Read More →
Angelo and Rachel Sarna, the couple whose Toyota 4Runner caused a serious three-car collision and left a 4-year-old boy in critical condition, are laughing and smiling in their YouTube video declaring that God delivered a miracle. Meanwhile, Phil McMurray, the second assistant chief at the Brewster fire department describes the… Read More →
Check out “Buzzworthy,” our new highlight of what readers are talking about on Twitter, Facebook and lohud.com, hosted by Social Media Editor Brian J. Howard.
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein brings his PAYGo NY policy tour to an Editorial Spotlight discussion today at 2 p.m. Hein will discuss PAYGo NY, his statewide policy tour aimed at identifying and highlighting innovative solutions to the financial problems facing local governments. Hein, a Democrat and president of the… Read More →
The state Senate Independent Democratic Conference, which shares power with the GOP conference, has its own campaign finance reform legislation. But, in the weird world of the Senate, co-Leader Sen. Jeffrey Klein hasn’t moved his own legislation to the floor for a vote, because the GOP leadership doesn’t support campaign… Read More →