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Governor Signs School District Financial Transparency Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed Assemblyman David Buchwald’s (D-Westchester County) legislation to provide more financial transparency in school districts. This law was proposed by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli after his office's audit of...

January 1, 2017
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Property Tax Relieving Local Hotel Occupancy Tax Bills Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo

Three bills sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow local governments to enact a hotel occupancy tax in the towns of Harrison, North Castle and Mount Kisco were signed into law by Governor Cuomo late on December 31,...

January 3, 2017
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Governor Cuomo Signs Assemblyman Buchwald’s Bill to Improve Freedom of Information Law and Increase Transparency in State Government

After vetoing a similar bill last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will strengthen New York’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). The bill, A.9711A...

November 29, 2016
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Governor Cuomo and Assemblyman Buchwald Help New York Families Save for College

With the financing of higher education becoming an even bigger challenge for Americans, Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law legislation that provides an innovative solution to help families save for college. The bill,...

November 29, 2016
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Governor Cuomo Signs Railroad Safety Legislation into Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo has put his signature on legislation he put forward with Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester County) and Senator Joseph Robach (R-Monroe County) to implement more stringent safety measures at grade-level railroad...

November 29, 2016
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