Day: January 23, 2018

House Sexual Harassment Bill Falls Short of Transparency

(CNN)In the wake of a string of scandals, House Republicans and Democrats unveiled legislation to overhaul the process of investigating sexual harassment claims on Capitol Hill, but their bill weakens the authority of the independent entity currently probing lawmakers’ behavior, according to outside ethics watchdogs. The bill could also make

January 23, 2018 at 08:08PM

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Power in Numbers: Second Port Common Council Meeting

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Of words disyllabic and greater used in repetition at the Monday, Jan. 22, Common Council meeting,  petition was the word on the mouths of many. The meeting started off to a great start with a reflection on the last meeting when the first local law of

Growing Community: Lindner’s Vision for Fourth Ward Vacant Lot

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Monday evening, former 2017 Fourth Ward candidate and activist Jill Lindner delivered her results to the Common Council and the public regarding a petition that she had started earlier this month. The petition, signed by 52 people, began after news broke that the firehouse property at

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