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THE NEWLY ELECTIVE COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S TRANSITION TEAMS HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS

Following organizational meetings held as part of his transition planning,County Executive-elect George Latimer (D-Rye) has announced the public hearing schedule for each of the six subcommittees.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE OPPORTUNITIES TO SPEAK YOUR MIND TO THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION. Read the schedule

The League will have a presence at these meetings. If you'd like to attend a meeting and report back to the league as an "observer", contact Adelaide DiGiorgi at adigiorgi@optonline.net.

THE LEAGUE CAN HELP TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES.

LWVW ISSUES ITS COMMENTARY ON THE PROPOSED 2018 WESTCHESTER COUNTY BUDGET-

"The people of Westchester are not being well served by this proposed budget." "By following a "no tax increase" strategy the County's level of service to its citizens has and will continue to erode. "

This statement is developed from a League consensus meeting held on November 17, 2017. Read the full statement.

Larry Soule, Director of Budgets of Westchester County, presented the proposed Westchester County 2018 budget to LWVW and the general public. View a recording of the presentation and Q & A here.

The League Loses a Friend and Colleague

JANET ZAGORIA, 83

Janet Zagoria

READ OUR TRIBUTE TO JANET

Your Vote is Your Power - LWVW Team Kicks off vote411

(L to R: Julie Pesco, Peter Larr, Mary Kirsch, Philip Leung, Marylou Green, Stephen Cohen, Mary Beth Gose, Barbara Cooper, Bob Boffa, and Lynn Levine)

Your local League reps have kicked off the annual campaign to collect race and candidate information for the LWVW Printed Voters Guide and vote411.org. On November 7th there will be 155 county-wide and local elections on the ballot. We'll alert you as we hear more from the Board of Elections.

For Voting Help This is the core of the League and what we do best! Providing Non-partisan information that prepares us for Election Day.