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New York State DMV Increases Penalty for Railroad Crossing Violations

With growing recognition of the dangers at-grade railroad crossings, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has increased the points assigned to motorists who violate the rules of the road at the nearly 2,700 railroad crossings around...

February 16, 2017
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Students Create 4,000 “Valentines for Vets” Through Assemblyman Buchwald's 4th Annual Program

As part of his annual “Valentines for Vets” program, Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) announced that local students from 10 elementary schools have produced over 4,000 Valentine’s Day cards for those who have served in our...

February 10, 2017
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Assemblyman David Buchwald’s Constitutional Amendment to Allow the Stripping of Pensions from Corrupt Public Officials Clears Final Legislative Hurdles

The fight against public corruption in New York State government has taken a big step in the right direction today with the State Legislature passing Assemblyman David Buchwald’s pension forfeiture proposal. Assemblyman Buchwald’s...

January 30, 2017
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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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