Tag: government

Audit Right There!: Debriefing of the Small Town Journalist

You’ll notice that this isn’t marked under news but blog. I almost didn’t write this article at all. In fact, today was almost my last day in the career track of journalism. After this post, I’m switching focuses. I’ll still attend meetings and write about anything that intrigues me, correct

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

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

Former Cuomo Aide Indicted for CPV Bribery

NEW YORK — Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. a court proceeding began that has many Orange County residents and some from Sullivan Co. protesting, as well as citizens across the state concerned. A former aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joseph Percoco, is finally seeing trial over a year after a

Rice One!: Doing Good in 2018

Are we inching towards a better, more financially sound, and more civilly engaged and transparent future? We ask those questions here. And then some!

FISA: Surveillance Program Extended

#AceNewsReport – Jan.11: Editor says as this was due to happen Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans: This was reported on Wednesday: Group of bipartisan lawmakers says blanket collection of the communications by Americans is unconstitutional. @RonWyden @RandPaul @RepZoeLofgren among lawmakers who want reforms

Port: 2018’s First Common Council Meeting

A new law and numerous resolutions were approved Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, by the 2018 Port Jervis Common Council.

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